Food pantry need increases in October

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — As autumn’s leaves change color and drop, the Vail Valley is a relatively quiet place. The exception to that quiet-time rule is found at the Vail Valley chapter of the Salvation Army.Because many seasonal employees aren’t working right now, there’s more demand at the Salvation Army’s food bank in Avon. People who live paycheck to paycheck are more likely to need help with rent, utility or medical bills. And people coming to the valley for a winter’s work are scrambling to find housing.But housing is a problem the Salvation Army can’t help with.Tsu Wolin Brown, the longtime …

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