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Memorial Day Weekend was supposed to be a time of honoring those who had fallen in order to protect our freedoms in America. There were supposed to be picnics, BBQs, and other types of family and friend gatherings. Instead, the

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Ending Hunger One Step at a Time

For many Americans, when the topic of hunger arises, one usually thinks “What do I want to eat?” or “Where should I get food from?”, but for 800 million people in the world the thought they have each and every

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Did you have a ‘Day Off’ or a ‘Day On’?

What is something that can help the entire world, even in a small way, and is completely free? Service to fellow human beings, of course! Since 1994, Martin Luther King Jr. Day has been known as a ‘Day of Service.’

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What is Hunger?

Are you hungry right now? Have you ever been hungry? Do you even know what it feels like to be hungry? We should all be answering yes to at least the last two questions, since we most certainly have all

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An Intern’s Day at Foodstock

Dunking booths, watermelon eating contests, local food vendors, face painting, unicycle football, live music. It sounds like a county fair right? Actually that’s what happens every time Foodstock rolls around.

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Happenings in Hays: A Personal Tale

  Amidst the chatter of chamber-men and indulgers of cupcakes (myself included), I met an assortment of influential San Marcans at the most recent Chamber of Commerce mixer. As a political science major, meeting people like Amy Kirwin was a

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Hunger Action Month: 6 Ways to Get Involved

September is Hunger Action Month, so we put this list together to help you decide how to get involved. It’s never too late to start making a difference!

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6 Fun Ways to Organize a Food Drive

You may have thought about hosting a food drive, but just aren’t sure how to get started. Maybe you’ve never organized a food drive before. Maybe you want to put a different or creative spin on it. With that in

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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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