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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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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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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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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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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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A record 8,873 people served for Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, 8,873 of our neighbors enjoyed a holiday feast with our annual turkey box program.  This number represents an increase of 36% from last year.  Families in Buda, Kyle, Wimberley, San Marcos, Martindale, and outlying areas received a turkey

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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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12:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
May 26 @ 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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27
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6:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
May 27 @ 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 27 @ 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
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28
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11:30 am San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
May 28 @ 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
May 28 @ 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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12:00 pm San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Jun 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

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