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Press Release - Obama Campaign Lends a Hand in the Community

November 19, 2007

Staff volunteers around the state; Obama to volunteer at food pantry Wednesday

Manchester, NH -- In the spirit of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, every member of the Obama campaign's New Hampshire staff will participate in a community service project this week.

On Wednesday, Senator Obama will pitch in at New Horizons Food Pantry in Manchester (for planning purposes only; not for publication). Press are invited to cover the event. For credentials, please email

Obama's New Hampshire staff began their service projects on Saturday, and by Thursday, the campaign will have completed more than 250 hours at local food pantries, churches, senior homes, and other locations around the state.

Obama staff are volunteering at the following locations:

Berlin - Berlin Senior Center

Durham - Cornucopia Food Pantry

Exeter - St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry

Hampton - Hampton Food Pantry

Keene - Keene Community Kitchen

Littleton - Littleton Area Senior Center

Lebanon - Lebanon Listen Center

Manchester - New Horizons Food Pantry

Manchester - Fall Clean Up (raking leaves for senior citizens' residences)

Nashua - Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter

Newport - Newport Association of Churches Food Pantry

Portsmouth - Salvation Army Food Pantry

Rochester - Gerry's Food Pantry

Barack Obama, Press Release - Obama Campaign Lends a Hand in the Community Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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