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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


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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