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Summer Hunger

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It’s the first day of summer, and you know what that means. Everyone wants to be on the river or lying next to a pool relaxing and trying to stay cool in the Texas heat. But did you know that

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Help End Hunger

Help End Hunger in Hays County! HEB is currently helping food banks across Texas by offering customers a chance to donate when they shop. Each year they host the “Help End Hunger” donation campaign, where customers can choose to donate

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Remembering Last Memorial Day Weekend

Tragedies occur every day. Whether they be man-made tragedies like what happened September 11, 2001 or whether they be nature-made tragedies like what happened in the summer of 2005 with Hurricane Katrina, there is one unifying element: a great sadness

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Spring Harvest Healthy Food Drive Challenge

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Spring is upon us, and with its beautiful warm weather comes all kinds of seasonal treats. The new leaves arrive on the trees, the grass is greener than ever, and the budding wildflowers are starting to bloom with radiant colors of

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Cheffing it up with the Hays County Food Bank

Health and Nutrition Interns: Mariah Quattlebaum and William Hawkins

Last Tuesday, I had the opportunity to sit in on the Hays County Food Bank’s Get FED Cooking Class called Food Wise. Food Wise is a nutrition cooking class that was created by the Food Bank’s very own Nutrition and

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HCFB Spring 2016 Communications Apprentice

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Hays County Food Bank always has things happening daily. There’s a distribution weekly: Monday through Thursday and twice on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Last Tuesday was my second week as an intern for the food bank, and it was another eventful

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We Need Your Help to STRIKE Out Hunger!

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It’s that time of year again, and we are gearing up for our 5th Annual Hunger STRIKE bowling fundraising event. Past years have been successful, but we are looking for an even bigger event for 2016. Our mission is to feed hungry

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The Season of Giving (All Year Long)

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Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday – those days are behind us for the year of 2015, and we have the rest of the holiday season to look forward to! Between shopping for the holidays and preparing for the bustle of

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Great Day to Give

Thanksgiving is officially over, although we do hope that you will still give thanks every day for what you have. The meal is eaten, the family and friends have traveled back home full and with new stories, and now it

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How Can You Help the Food Bank Right Now?

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For the second time this year, the Hays County area has seen devastating flooding. First with the Memorial Weekend flooding, and now with the Halloween Eve flooding. While the rivers did not rise as high during the second disaster, much of

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Upcoming Events

Aug
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Mon
12:00 pm San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Required documents: Photo ID-Must be at least 18 years old Proof of Address-Currently dated utility bill or document with name and street address-No P.O. Boxes Barcode Card-Once issued by Food Bank Distribution Guidelines: Mandatory check-in begins 45 minutes prior to
Aug
2
Tue
12:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Required documents: Photo ID-Must be at least 18 years old Proof of Address-Currently dated utility bill or document with name and street address-No P.O. Boxes Barcode Card-Once issued by Food Bank Distribution Guidelines: Mandatory check-in begins 45 minutes prior to
Aug
3
Wed
6:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Required documents: Photo ID-Must be at least 18 years old Proof of Address-Currently dated utility bill or document with name and street address-No P.O. Boxes Barcode Card-Once issued by Food Bank Distribution Guidelines: Mandatory check-in begins 45 minutes prior to
6:00 pm San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
**Distribution will be held at the San Marcos Recreation Hall in the City Park (170 Charles Austin Dr.) on the following dates:   **Distribution times remain the same.   Required documents: Photo ID-Must be at least 18 years old Proof

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