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Give Five: Donate $5, Five Cans of Food or Five Hours to Help Reduce Hunger

Nationwide, 5 million people over 60 lack enough food


  • In Washington, 5 percent of those 65 and older are at risk of hunger.
  • Despite increases in nutrition assistance, 18 percent of Washington households didn't have enough money for food last year.
  • AARP is sponsoring Give Five campaign to help the hungry.

Each weeknight, Sylvia Mason walks the half mile from her apartment to the community center in downtown Issaquah for dinner. Her car broke down in December, and with her artificial knee and bad hip she needs to use a cane. … Back to Article

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