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In an ironic twist of fortune, the Community Aid Elk River food shelf took possession of the 2014 Ford Transit Connect van it won in a nationwide contest at the same time its supporters were busy helping CAER raise more than $12,000, its highest donation level ever on “Give to the Max Day.” “T...Read More
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• More than 4,800 votes cast in Ford video contest win      food shelf a 2014 Transit Connect by Jim Boyle Editor After an intense daylong volley of back and forth voting that came down to the wire on Sunday, Sept. 14, the wait to hear from Ford Motor Company began. Community Aid Elk River, [....Read More
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It’s official. Community Aid Elk River has won the Drive For Ur Community promotion, hosted by the Ford Motor Company. The Elk River food shelf was one of four finalists selected by Ford to battle for a 2014 Ford Transit Connect cargo van. Each organization had submitted a video detailing why they...Read More
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The success of Community Aid Elk River is due largely to people’s willingness to come to the aid of others, be it donating canned goods, volunteering their time or helping the latest community food drive be a success. It’s always fun to see the community rise to the challenge during the March fo...Read More
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Each summer, officials at the CAER food shelf in Elk River say there are local children who go hungry because they no longer have access to the free or reduced breakfasts and lunches available to them during the school year. This is the fifth year that CAER has worked to overcome this gap by offerin...Read More
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While bracing for farm bill, CAER crafts partnership   n Nine restaurants in Elk River, Otsego and Zimmerman will help raise money   Nine restaurants in Elk River, Otsego and Zimmerman want you to eat out during the month of October. Not only for their sake, but to raise money for C...Read More
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