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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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Eat More Ham

Eat More Ham

As I am sure everyone knows, 2015 has been a very bad year for the avian flu. Poultry and egg prices have gone up, and because of this, the traditional Thanksgiving turkey is in jeopardy. For the past eight years,

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As the River Recedes

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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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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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Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month

June not only marks the start of summer; it’s also National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month. This is a time to focus on nutrition and eating right, so of course we had to bring out the Hays County Food Bank

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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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I can’t believe the 2013 Hays County CROP Hunger Walk is so soon!!

I can’t believe that the Hays County CROP Hunger Walk (CROP is actually an acronym for Community Response to Overcome Poverty) is coming up in only 8 days! It seems like just a few days ago I was looking so far into

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Countdown

Upcoming Events

Apr
1
Fri
all-day Spring Harvest Healthy Food Driv...
Spring Harvest Healthy Food Driv...
Apr 1 – May 15 all-day
Spring Harvest Healthy Food Drive Challenge
We challenge you to host a month and a half long healthy food drive to benefit the hungry in Hays County. For more information and printable materials click the above link. Register your drive here. Good luck!
May
9
Mon
12:00 pm San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
May 9 @ 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
May
10
Tue
12:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
May 10 @ 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 ...
May 10 @ 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
May
11
Wed
6:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
May 11 @ 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
May 11 @ 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
May
12
Thu
11:30 am San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
May 12 @ 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

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