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Ohio As­so­ci­ation of Foodbanks Receives $15 Million From State

The money will be used to purchase, distribute highly sought-after protein products

On Oct. 3, the Ohio Association of Foodbanks released a statement thanking Governor Mike DeWine for advancing $15 million from the state's American Rescue Plan Act funds to support the Ohio Agriculture Clearance Program

The program works to bring the state's surplus of agricultural products through foodbanks to provide nutritious, Ohio-grown/raised and produced food products.

In the release, the association said the money would be used to purchase and distribute highly sought-after protein products for households struggling with inflation and rising food prices.

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