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Military families receive holiday meals from local charity

ORLANDO, Fla. — This week, one local group is ensuring military families don’t go hungry this holiday season.

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The Soldier’s Angels and CAVU securities are distributing meat, fruits, veggies, and canned goods at the Lake Baldwin VA clinic.

Veterans had to preregister for this week’s event.

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Local groups donated the items to give away including active duty-military, guards, and reserve families.

Officials said that active-duty service members and their families have a higher rate of food insecurity compared to civilian families.

A recent report shows food insecurity affects nearly 26% of veterans.

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