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“In 2013, Cummins donated a walk- in cooler – allowing our food shelf to accept and store milk, dairy, meat and other expensive items that are necessary for a nutritious diet. This increased the amount of food each family could receive and the number of families we could serve by over 50 percent,” says Andrea Kish-Bailey, Executive Director of WBAEFS. Merrick clients hold positions in Kowalski’s Markets’ coffee shops, kitchens, aisles and check-out lanes. “We rely on our generous donors and volunteers to fulfill our mission,” says Kish-Bailey. “Our partners in the business community are equally valuable. Cummins Sales and Service, of White Bear Lake, has been a tremendous partner over the years. Our work with Cummins dates back to 2013, when they played an essential role in transforming the WBAEFS from a pre-packed food F7G&'WFFVvW&RfVFVW'0FV6FVBvBfBFV2V6f֖ǐ&V6VfVBFFVb66RvW&PVv&'2r6B6VV7BFV vw&6W&W2( Ф7V֖26W2B6W'f6Rf&W&ǐ7V֖2vW"F7G&'WFW2VvPBvW"vVW&F77FV2FPR2BFW&FǒFR6琦6&fFW2Ɩ6FBFW6vVvVW&r6W'f6W2&6&FG&&W6FVBb6VG&&Vv7V֖26W2B6W'f6W262( 7V֖226֗GFVBF&fr6VFW2vW&RG0VVW2ƗfRBv&7&72FPv&R7V֖27W'G26VG'FW'27G&FVv2&&G&V2( 0VGV6FWVƗGb'GVG@Vf&VBFR7V֖2fVFFগ2ffVBgVFrƖ֗FVB&V7G0vW&RVVW2&RFVWǒVvvV@B6֗GFVB7V62BFRvFP&V"&VVW&vV7fB6VbW"6( 2WfW'VVRWfW'6VGTTT2&w&w0V6VVRFW6RBV7BfW"v&W'2F6G&'WFRF6&V7G2@'FW'2( Ф#bt$Te2&V6VBWBF7V֖2f"FFFVB6Ф&W62( vB7F'FVB26P6f"Vf"fWrfVFVW'2FfP6VfW2B&V&v旦RFRv&VW6Rw&WrF66v&V7Bf"FP6FR7V֖2fVFFw&B7W'FVBFRv&b7V֖>( VVRFR&W76W"66v&6&VBFWFFRFRfB6V`v&VW6RFRFB֗W06fWGBVff6V7FRv&VW6P2r6WFRvFf'7B֖f'7BW@&6W72&גfB6'Fr7FFf"fVFVW'2&Ɩr7F'2f2FP&WB&VB&RFFFǒFRw&B&fFVBWrg&VWW'2@6W'2FG&RFRfB6Vn( 266GF66WBBF7G&'WFRfB&W67VP&GV7Bg&6w&6W'7F&W2( 'WBBFW6( B7FFW&R7V֖0&VFǒ76&VBFR6VG&G0v&FVv62'fW7FVBfW"SVG2bg&W6fVvvW2f"f֖ƖW0WFƗrFRfB6VbFRv&FV76'66VFW26VBv6w2fVFVW'2FFVBFFRv&FVWfVw2BvVVVG2( Фf"&RfvFV&V&fG6Vb&pB7V֖26W'&62`v6( 0&WG0vR&&W"WV7WFfPF&V7F"f"W'&62W'&6fF2VvG0B'F7BV2&VVVvW&pGVG2vFF6&ƗFW2f fW"SV'2WV7WFfRF&V7F"vR&&W"62( W'&6&fFW0v&BƖfRV&6VB7FfFW2f V&ǒ3sRGVG2vFF6&ƗFW2FP'FV7FW&Gv6FW2vR'FW vF6'W6W76W2F&fFRf&WGbv&F3ƖvB76V&ǐ"6vrBW"'VFrfF0VvG3W'&66ƖVB7&Ww26FRB'W6W72'FW.( 26F( 27WW'f6V@'W"7FfcBF&V7Bֆ&R6VVG2&6f&WGbƖfRV&6VB7FfFW0FR6RBRbW"Gv'VFw2BFR6VGB&vR( Фf"V&ǒ#V'2W'&60'FW&VBvFv6( 2&WG2F&fFRVvgVv&f"GVG0vFF6&ƗFW2FfGV6ƖVG2&PVVBF&V7Fǒ'v6( 2pvF6ƖVB7&Ww2FBVW'6ƗPFR6W"WW&V6R6`v6( 2Gv6FW>( 6F2( W'&66ƖVG2B6F2FR6ffVR62F6V26W2@6V6WBW2vV6W'2f6@v6( 2FWFW&7B&VwV&ǐvFW"v&W'2vVVPvFF6&ƗFW2&R6VFVBG6v&BƖfRV&6V@7FfFW2W"6VG27G&vW"शv6( 22FrG2'B( 60vR&&W"W'&6( 0WV7WFfRF&V7F"6&&F26FVVBvRcpfVF26У#0