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September 15, 2016
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Ark. Woman Sees ‘Little Free Pantry’ Idea Go Worldwide

Courtesy Jessica McClard

Inspired by the Little Free Library movement, Arkansas nonprofit worker Jessica McClard adapted the concept to give away food to the needy.

Jessica McClard saw them everywhere when she jogged in her hometown of Fayetteville, Ark: the wooden boxes on stakes in front yards where people leave cast-off books for others to take.

Little free libraries, she mused. What a great idea.

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