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Overdue-book amnesty for giving food to needy

Feed the hungry and pay Tempe library fines without taking a dollar out of your wallet. Just open your pantry and bring what you can.
From now through Dec. 31, for every item of non-perishable food patrons bring to the Tempe Public Library, the city of Tempe will take a dollar off the tab for overdue materials.
People who don’t have fines will be entered into a drawing for prizes donated by Friends of the Tempe Library, such as author-signed books, gift cards to the Connections Café and more.
The food will benefit non-profit group Tempe Community Action Agency, which operates a volunteer community garden, a food pantry and other programs to serve Tempe’s neediest residents, the majority of which are families with young children.

Posted by on Dec 17 2012. Filed under Neighborhood. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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