Care packages for Community First Washburn County

Volunteers fill care packages for Community First Washburn County.

Even before the rapid-fire social and economic impact of the pandemic hit the Northland, a group of local individuals and organizations did what they are known for in Washburn County: They coalesced into a group – calling it Community First Washburn County (CFWC) – and went to work filling gaps that they immediately saw would develop as livelihoods evaporated, shelves were emptied, and people were suddenly spending substantially more time at home.

First, it was for care packages of essentials such as toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and games for family time.

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