We at the Hays County Food Bank believe in certain core values. We strive to display each and every one of these in our service to our community.
**The below definitions come from dictionary.com, except for Empowerment.
a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering.
esteem for or a sense of the worth or excellence of a person, a personal quality or ability, or something considered as a manifestation of a personal quality or ability.
ease to approach, reach, enter, speak with, or use.
an act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit.
process of increasing the capacity of individuals or groups to make choices and to transform those choices into desired actions and outcomes. (**worldbank.org)
capability of being depended on; worthy of trust; reliable.