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Food Pantries Struggle To Keep Up With Growing Demand

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A couple with a young baby and people of all ages and walks of life waited upstairs at the CEDA headquarters in Mount Prospect Monday, seeking assistance from the nonprofit community organization.

Downstairs, Jim Shatkus surveyed the contents of a storeroom packed to the ceiling with food.

"It goes out pretty quick. If you came here last week, it would have been empty," said Shatkus, coordinator of The Food Connection.

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