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Caitlyn Ross of the Boys and Girls Club helps Jodi Johnson of Abundant Ministries of Concord carry  food Wednesday as part of the Our Family Foundation by Stop & Shop in partnership with New Hampshire Food Bank and the Boys and Girls Club of Concord. 

Johnson loaded up to distribute food to the needy through her church. 

Bob Carter, director of operations at the club, said Ross has been a member of the Boys and Girls Club for years, and he did not ask her or other members to help out. "They could have stayed inside and watched a movie but she chose to come out and help for two hours. She embodies what the club is all about," Carter said.
(GEOFF FORESTER Monitor staff)

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