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Ruby's Pantry Gives 2,000 Free Potatoes

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A local food pantry set out to give away 2,000 red skinned potatoes, Tuesday.

Ruby’s Pantry–Coppertop provided free potatoes to anyone who stopped by the Coppertop Church parking lot.

The potatoes were donated by DeChene Corporation of Big Lake, MN.

Volunteers said the potatoes were harvested on August 26th, and donated immediately.

Volunteers say Ruby’s Pantry is all about helping people stretch their dollar in a time of expensive groceries.

Ruby’s hold’s distribution nights on the third Thursday of each month from 4 p.m. until about 7.

Anyone is welcome at Ruby’s a $20 donation yields arond $100 worth of food. 

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