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St. Pete Free Clinic expands Hearty Homes program

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The St. Petersburg Free Clinic has received a $20,000 grant from Clearwater-based Senior Citizens Services to expand its Hearty Homes program, which provides food to senior citizens in south and mid-Pinellas County. The grant will double the Free Clinic’s ability to provide nutritious food to senior citizens. The Free Clinic expects to provide food assistance to more than 200 senior citizens. “Unfortunately, many seniors are forced to choose which essential item — medication, housing, utilities or food — doesn’t fit in this month’s budget. Often, food is sacrificed to pay for…

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