The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona says it is coming up short in monetary donations as it nears the end of the year.
According to a news release, the food bank is $400,000 short in November donations.
"In addition to this shortfall, we are seeing an increase of 10% in the demand of food boxes," said Bill Carnegie, Food Bank President/CEO. "It's a difficult situation and we hope the community can help."
If you'd like to help, go to www.communityfoodbank.org and click on "Donate." Donations may also be made by calling (520) 882-3296.
A dollar-for-dollar state tax credit is available for those who itemize, up to $200 for a single filer and up to $400 for joint filers.
For every dollar donated, the Community Food Bank can distribute nearly $9 worth of food.
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