Indiana food pantry reopens after repairs to tornado damage

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INDIANAPOLIS — A central Indiana food pantry damaged when a tornado swept through Kokomo last month has reopened following repairs.

The Kokomo Urban Outreach food pantry saw a steady stream of visitors when it reopened last week with its shelves stocked once again with groceries.

The pantry closed Aug. 24 after a tornado with winds of up to 152 mph hit Kokomo, damaging its roof and areas around the building in the city about 40 miles north of Indianapolis. The tornado was one of 11 inIndiana that day.

Pantry volunteer Fleeta Vaux tells the Kokomo Tribune ( ) she waited anxiously for the pantry to reopen so she could return to helping out there. She says she’s happy the pantry’s customers are being taken care of again.

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