Annelise Winery

Annelise winery

As the first balloons take to the skies, leaders of The Helping Hand of Warren County have an uplifting evening planned: a new Helping Hand Appreciation Night in conjunction with the National Balloon Classic.

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Helping Hand in Indianola has purchased six refrigerators through a $4,188 grant from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and a refrigerated truck with a $25,000 grant from the Warren County Philanthropic Partnership. Sue Wilson, executive director, wheels the truck in front of Helping Hand.

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Rachel Klein, Helping Hand food pantry manager; Jackson Klein, volunteer; Sue Wilson, executive director; and Brent Kelso, board member; show the space available in the new refrigerated truck that will make it easier for food to be delivered to those who need it.

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Loffredo employees hand out the free vegetables to Steven Williams and Lauren Blake. Helping Hand is distributing the food around Warren County.

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