Number of users rises at South Whidbey food bank

November was a record month for Good Cheer Food Bank, which served 1,021 people in one month.

Before November, the food bank had never served more than 1,000 people before, according to Shawn Nowlin, community outreach coordinator for Good Cheer, in an email.

In the past two months, 117 new people used the food bank for the first time this year. On the first day of December, five new people used the food bank this year, she said.

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