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‘Tidal Wave’: Hundreds Of Coast Guard Families Show Up To Pop-Up Boston Food Pantry

‘Tidal Wave’: Hundreds Of Coast Guard Families Show Up To Pop-Up Boston Food Pantry

People gather items for a pop-up food pantry opened in Boston for men and women of the Coast Guard, the only branch of the armed services working without pay. With many federal workers now losing hope that they’ll get a paycheck this week, stress is mounting. But so are some efforts to help the hundreds of thousands affected by the ongoing shutdown — including in Massachusetts, where about 8,000 federal workers live. In Boston this week, a pop-up food pantry opened for men and women of the Coast Guard, the only branch of the armed services working without pay. […]

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