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John M. Steiner / The Sun Lt. Mitch Brecto of the Jamestown Salvation Army looks into a near-empty chest freezer Thursday. Many of the food shelves are completely empty.

Salvation Army has little food left to share

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The cupboards at Salvation Army in Jamestown look more like after-Christmas clearance aisles than stocked shelves for hungry families.

Peanut butter, tomatoes and a few tubes of toothpaste remain for those in need of assistance, but shelves alotted for rice, beans, noodles and a variety of other products are bare. A chest freezer, typically full of hamburger, ham and roasts, is empty.

And that means some families go with less, or go with none at all.

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