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Charles Meng, executive director of AFAC, tells the volunteers at MLK Day of Service that AFAC reached 2,376 families last month. “We reach three groups: the unemployed and underemployed, the elderly and the physically and mentally disabled. “They walk among us.” Meng says 1,200 come to the site at 2708 S. Nelson Street and others to the 17 distribution sites around Arlington. “They pick up 40 pounds on average per visit.”

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