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ECHO Food Shelf collecting donations during Fun Days parade

Published: Jul. 7, 2021 at 3:01 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 7, 2021 at 10:42 PM CDT
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NORTH MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) — North Mankato’s Fun Days celebration is officially underway after originally being canceled earlier this summer.

The parade takes place Saturday, and ECHO Food Shelf is one of the participants. They will be accepting both food and monetary donations in the parade and are encouraging the community to give so they can continue to provide for those in need.

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“Our goal is just to provide food or groceries to families that are dealing with food insecurity that are not able to put enough food on the table for themselves or their families,” ECHO Food Shelf Manager Deisy De Leon Esqueda said.

The ECHO Food Shelf is hoping the community will show their support in the parade and is accepting donations of all kinds Saturday.

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