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You Matter 2 offers frights, continues the fight against famine with fifth We Scare Hunger Trail

You Matter 2 gave Flossmoor-area residents a few good scares this past weekend, and the price of admission was support for a good cause.

The organization’s We Scare Hunger Trail was held the evening of Saturday, Oct. 16, at Flossmoor Community Church. Admission for the haunted attraction was four or more nonperishable food items per person or $5. All proceeds benefit Respond Now of Chicago Heights.

“They really depend on this event to stack their shelves to serve their clients,” said Destiny Watson, founder & CEO of You Matter 2. “I really love haunted houses, so we figured: How . . .

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