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Byline: Maria Lockwood
Nov. 27--Pattie Teig is ready to sound the alarm. "On Sunday I'll have to stand up and say, 'It's an emergency; it's an emergency," said Teig, a member of the food pantry team at Faith United Methodist Church.
When she prepared to open the pantry Tuesday it was full, bolstered with boxes of donations from Our Savior's Lutheran Church and a J.C. Penney food drive. "Within an hour and a half, it was gone," Teig said. Thirty-four families stopped by for food, leaving the shelves nearly empty. "It's terrible," Teig said. "The need is increasing and increasing and donations are down." Some days, she finds herself shopping for …