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Bellingham Food Bank has ‘unprecedented need,’ not enough funds

Director asking for additional $1M from county

Food Bank Executive Director Mike Cohen standing behind plastic film meant to cover the crates of vegetables in front of him.
Food Bank Executive Director Mike Cohen is seeking federal pandemic relief funds from the Bellingham and Whatcom County councils to partially make up a $1.7 million budget shortfall. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Nina Walsh News Intern
Bellingham Food Bank Executive Director Mike Cohen appealed to the Whatcom County Council on March 2
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