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Kansas Food Bank Announces Bob Box Program

Kansas Food BankThe Kansas Food Bank announced Friday the beginning of a new program entitled "Bob Box" that is sponsored and endorsed by former Senator and Russell native Bob Dole.

The program is targeted toward ending senior hunger and helping seniors who often face difficult choices between paying medical and utility bills and buying food.

In a statement, Dole said, "The Bob Box is designed specifically to rally around our senior neighbors in need."

The Kansas Food Bank said the program incorporates a new model delivery system that will make access easier for seniors needing meals. Volunteers will start distribution of the new Bob Boxes in 24 Northwest Kansas counties, including Russell County, by years end.

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