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Local food pantry receives much needed help from Wal Mart

TUCKERMAN, AR (KAIT) - Every Child is Ours food pantry in Tuckerman recently received a grant from Wal Mart.

The food pantry used the money to purchase a new truck and trailer.

President of Every Child is Ours, Jan Paschal said they've been needing this for some time now.

"People drove their own trucks, their own cars, their own gas in their cars up until now," Paschal said.

The grant totaled $43,000.

A ceremony took place at 10 a.m. Thursday morning. The pantry, located on Highway 367 in Tuckerman, serves the people of Tuckerman, Swifton, Grubbs and Campbell Station.

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