Food Collection Centers for Poverty Marchers Set Up in Philadelphia Y’s
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Food Collection Centers for Poverty Marchers Set Up in Philadelphia Y’s

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Following approval by the Federation of Jewish Agencies of a food collection program for the Poor People’s March on Washington, canned food collection centers were set up here at three branches of the Jewish Y’s and Centers. Full cooperation with other religious and community groups in the food collection campaign was pledged by the Board of Rabbis of Greater Philadelphia.

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