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Food bank receives check from city parks

The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department's Employee Task Force presented a check for $3,085.50 to the Community Harvest Food Bank on Wednesday, including $586 collected from patrons of the Hotel California concert Saturday at Foellinger Theatre.

The collection and was one of many service efforts the employees have been responsible for, officials said.

The money will help Community Harvest's Kids Café after school program, which feeds children at risk of hunger, and the Weekend BackPack program, which provides food for the weekends or during school vacations when some kids have limited or no access to food.

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