Pullman resident Rob Larsen wanted to make sure struggling families and students staying in town over the fall break would still have the means to put together a nice Thanksgiving meal.

Larsen and his friend J.R. Salo spent several hours Wednesday at the Reaney Park gazebo handing out meal kits to community members, no questions asked, and accepting donations for the Washington State University Food Pantry.

“It’s been a hard couple of years for everyone,” Larsen said. “I know a lot of people could use the help and I’ve been doing pretty well so I’d figured it’d be a good way to give back. I also feel bad for the students who end up stuck in town with no way to travel home and could use a helping hand themselves.”

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