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Benton Franklin Fair Donates 11,000 lbs. of Food to 2nd Harvest

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KENNEWICK, Wash. – The Benton Franklin Fair has made a donation of $1,856 to 2nd Harvest Tri-Cities to help fight hunger in the community.  The money will help buy over 11,000 pounds of food to be distributed in the Tri-Cities area.

The fair donated $2 for each adult admission ticket sold on opening day before 2 p.m.  This is the sixth year the fair has made a donation to 2nd Harvest; totaling 40,000 pounds of food.

Fairs across the country have worked together this year for the "Dream Big" food drive, raising 1.2 million pounds to date.

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