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Four Rivers Culture Center spearheads food box program to help Covid patients

Matt Stringer, executive director of Four Rivers Cultural Center, and Kelly Hunsaker, an employee at Red Apple Marketplace, carry food into the facility that will be used for food boxes to help isolated Covid patients. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

ONTARIO – A food box program at Four Rivers Cultural Center is among efforts by a coalition of community-based organizations recruited by the state to help local health officials respond to the Covid pandemic.

Four Rivers Cultural Center received a $31,000 grant from the state to offer education, outreach and others services.

 The money, part of a federal Covid relief package and distributed through the state, allows the center to help in three key ways, said Tanya Navarrete, marketing and development director at the center.

The center provides food boxes and quarantine kits to . . .