Several farm-related groups have donated 4,583 pounds of ground pork to River Bend Foodbank, Moline.

The donation was part of the Pork Power: Partnering to Fight Hunger in Illinois campaign by the Illinois Pork Producers Association, Illinois Corn Marketing Board and Illinois Soybean Association.

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The pork, which will provide 17,000 servings, will go to more than 300 hunger-relief organizations in 22 counties in Iowa and Illinois.

The meat is part of a larger donation of more than 38,000 pounds of ground pork to eight regional foodbanks associated with Feeding Illinois during September Hunger Action month and October Pork Month.

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