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Trick-Or-Treaters Get Canned Food For Missoula's Hungry

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Missoula neighborhoods got a different kind of trick-or-treater Wednesday afternoon. Instead of candy, these guys were looking for canned food. The annual "Trick or Treat so Missoula Eats" drive started Wednesday.

Groups from the Davidson Honors College and Missoula's Flagship Program are collecting the food to give to the Missoula Food Bank. So far, they've collected 500 pounds of food.

"This is something the flagship program and UM do for us. It's one of ways they engage with the food bank, and it's always really cool to see the youth in the community really getting involved, and helping out our neighbors who are in need," said Jessica Allred of the Missoula Food Bank.

Last year, trick-or-treaters collected 5,000 pounds. Organizers said they think they'll beat that amount, when trick-or-treaters hit the streets for their second round about 2:30 p.m. on Thursday.

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