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National Life Group donates $10k to Vt. youth group

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The National Life Group Foundation is donating $10,000 to the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps to support its hunger relief and nutrition education programs.

The Youth Conservation Corps is a nonprofit youth, leadership, service, conservation and education organization.

Last year the Conservation Corps worked with the Central Vermont Medical Center to create the Health Care Share, a program that distributes fresh vegetables and chicken every week to 300 families who don't have a consistent source of nutritious food.

National Life Group Foundation President Beth Rusnock says it's excited to support the collaboration between the Youth Conservation Corp and a handful of other groups working to tackle the issue of food insecurity in Vermont communities.

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