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Nov 13, 2012

FISH Food Bank Begins Fundraising Push

Looking to raise another $150,000 by January 15.

Category: News
Posted by: markbailey

Organizers of the fundraising drive to build a new facility for FISH Food Bank in Hood River County are planning a big push over the holidays.  They have raised over $225,000 to date, and Chuck Bugge says they want to raise another $150,000 by January 15.  That would push fundraising to a point where the organization can begin to seek large grants.  To make the facility on property located on Tucker Road near Our Redeemer Lutheran Church a reality, FISH needs to raise $970,000.  For information on how to donate, go on-line to  On Thursday, FISH will benefit from the "Empty Bowls" dinner at the Hood River Middle School cafeteria, with diners enjoying a soup meal and taking home a bowl made by middle and high school students.  The event begins at 6:30 Thursday evening, with tickets $30 and available at Waucoma Bookstore.