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SANFORD–The season is changing and several local groups want to make sure that no one goes hungry in Lee County. Wednesday is the day for the GREAT CAN-PAIGN, a project of United Way of Lee County, the Sanford Herald, WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies, 105.5 FM. Canned goods and non perishable items will be collected from 8 am until 6 pm at Depot Park Everyone is encouraged to drop off something at the park. You won’t even have to get out of your vehicle. On-site volunteers will remove the food from your vehicle and place it on the truck. Many people are unemployed in Lee County and rely on the goodness of agencies like CUOC, United Way, Salvation Army, the Bread Basket and CIS to see them through until things get better. All of the food collected, along with the food that was collected at the Agriculture Fair, will be divided among the agencies.

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