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Steel Magnolias Concert a Success!

The Steel Magnolias concert on Sept. 18 was a success! The concert was beautiful and the Steel Magnolias donated over 2,000 lbs of food and more than $6,000 in donations. This was their tour “send-off” concert and we were so happy to

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H-E-B donates $6,000 to help combat hunger

The Hays County Food Bank graciously accepted a $6,000 donation from HEB for our Souper Bowl of Caring  campaign earlier this year. We greatly appreciate outside efforts to support our mission to fight hunger in the Hays County area.  We

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Updates from the food bank

Opportunity for savings at the outlet mall by helping the food bank! Gap outlet and Banana Republic outlets are teaming up with the food bank to help the community through the summer. These stores are offering a coupon with savings on

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Latest News From the Food Bank

New Box Truck for Food Pick-ups & Distributions The Hays County Food Bank would like to thank the Food Bank of Corpus Christi for donating a 24-foot box truck for us to use during food pick-ups and distributions. We’d also

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The Souper Bowl of Caring was a Super Success!

We would like to take a moment to thank everyone who participated in the Souper Bowl of Caring. This year’s event was extremely successful. The Boy Scouts and the H-E-B stores in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle donated a total

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City of San Marcos Donates 215 Pounds of Food

On Jan. 21, the City of San Marcos Weight Watchers group donated 215 pounds of food and $81 to the Hays County Food Bank. The group, comprised of members of the community and city employees, lost a total of 435

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City of San Marcos Donates $350 and 316 Pounds of Food

On November 9, the City of San Marcos donated $350 and 316 pounds of food! Their support will help us provide turkey boxes to area families so they can enjoy the comfort and tradition of a home-cooked Thanksgiving dinner. Last

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Trick or Treat for a Cause

The Texas State University Student Volunteer Connection celebrated an alternative Halloween on Friday, October 29th by donating their time, going door to door, trick-or-canning for non perishable items. In total the students collected 350 pounds of food, valued at $672!

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CROP Hunger Walk raises over $2,700

Each year, approximately 2,000 cities and towns nationwide join together in the fight to help end hunger and poverty around the world. On Sunday October 17, 2010, the Hays County Food Bank teamed up with Church World Service and several

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Organic Produce for Hays County

Waymon Goodwin, owner of Texas Natural Organics, donated a grand total of 4,522 pounds of fresh organic produce in 2009!  Then in July of 2010, Goodwin donated an additional 1,132 pounds of zucchini and squash, which our clients love to

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20
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12:00 pm San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Apr 20 @ 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
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21
Tue
12:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
Apr 21 @ 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
Apr
22
Wed
6:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
Apr 22 @ 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
Apr 22 @ 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
Apr
23
Thu
11:30 am San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Apr 23 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 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
4:00 pm Martindale Distribution
Martindale Distribution
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 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
Apr
27
Mon
12:00 pm San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Apr 27 @ 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

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