Opportunity House in Reading wins grant for food pantry

Berks County Community Foundation announced Thursday that it has awarded a $26,200 grant to Opportunity House to renovate a loading dock to create a food pantry at the shelter at 430 N. Second St.

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A Fighting Spirit to Overcome Homelessness-Opportunity House

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