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Spotlight on Dixie Cream for National Donut Day!

Whether you spell it doughnut or donuts, it doesn’t matter – it’s National Donut Day! The Salvation Army created “Doughnut Day” in 1938 to honor the women who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I. National Donut Day is the

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National Garden Month has everything to do with the Food Bank…Here’s how

I love trivia and filling my brain with bits of awesome knowledge, don’t you? Well, I have some super cool trivia bits for you today folks, so get ready! Did you know that April is National Gardening Month? I just

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5 Reasons Why Cash Helps More than Cans

After noticing a flurry of articles on this subject, we thought it was time to offer some insight on how the “cash vs. cans” issue relates specifically to us. 1. We’re short on space. If you’ve never visited our facility,

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Pay it Forward: Turning One Family’s Luxuries into Others’ Necessities

Recently, we received a check in the mail from a Hays County woman. It wasn’t a huge donation, but she included a note explaining what had prompted her to send it in the first place. Her family had been going

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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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12:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
Sep 8 @ 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
6:00 pm Food Wise – A Get FED Nutrition ...
Food Wise – A Get FED Nutrition ...
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Food Wise - A Get FED Nutrition Cooking Class @ Chapultepec | San Marcos | Texas | United States
Food-Wise is a nutrition and hands-on cooking class for families, and it includes both children and adults. This cooking class focuses on the nutrient value of individual fruits and vegetables in a hands-on cooking class to demonstrate how to cook
Sep
9
Wed
6:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
Sep 9 @ 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
Sep 9 @ 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: Wednesday, August 19th Wednesday, September 2nd Wednesday, September 16th Wednesday, October 7th **Distribution times remain the same.  
Sep
10
Thu
11:30 am San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Sep 10 @ 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
Sep 10 @ 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

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