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Paula Deen makes Upstate stop to support food banks

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Paula Deen arrives at a Greenville Bi-Lo store. (Nov. 14, 2012/FOX Carolina) Paula Deen arrives at a Greenville Bi-Lo store. (Nov. 14, 2012/FOX Carolina)
Fans wait in line to see Paula Deen at a Greenville Bi-Lo store. (Nov. 14, 2012/FOX Carolina) Fans wait in line to see Paula Deen at a Greenville Bi-Lo store. (Nov. 14, 2012/FOX Carolina)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Chef, restaurateur and television personality Paula Deen made a stop in the Upstate to help local food banks on Wednesday.

Deen was at the Super Bi-Lo at 101 Verdae Boulevard at 10 a.m.. FOX Carolina spoke with Deen on The Morning News as she made her way to Greenville.

She's teaming up with Bi-Lo to help stock local food banks for the upcoming holiday season for their Holiday Hunger Relief program.

SLIDESHOW: Fans line-up to meet Paula Deen

Hundreds of fans lined up to see Deen and for the chance to win prizes at the event, including Paula Deen autographed cookbooks, a picture with her and Bi-Lo gift cards. 

Bi-Lo's Holiday Hunger Relief program begins Nov. 14 and runs through Dec. 26 in all Bi-Lo stores. Customers can make a donation in increments of $1, $3 or $5 at check-out, which will be distributed to local food banks to purchase products in need by each pantry.

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