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Treasure hunters club donates record $10,000 to Food Pak program


January 16, 2019

ELTS TREASURER Judy Markert, left, and President Danny McCubbins present Kids Food Pak's Kandy Elliott with a check for $10,000.

The East Linn Treasure Seekers recently donated a record $10,000 to the Kids Food Pak program.

The group of metal detector enthusiasts annually gives the proceeds from fund-raising events to the program, and this year was the largest to date.

The Food Pak program is serving 89 children right now, said Kandy Elliott, who heads of the volunteer effort. She believes that the program is going to add 12 more students to its list. The program is currently fulfilling all of the requests it has received.

The students are selected by school counselors or the public welfare system, Elliott said. Th...

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