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HCFB Spring 2016 Communications Apprentice

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Hays County Food Bank always has things happening daily. There’s a distribution weekly: Monday through Thursday and twice on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Last Tuesday was my second week as an intern for the food bank, and it was another eventful

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We Need Your Help to STRIKE Out Hunger!

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It’s that time of year again, and we are gearing up for our 5th Annual Hunger STRIKE bowling fundraising event. Past years have been successful, but we are looking for an even bigger event for 2016. Our mission is to feed hungry

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The Season of Giving (All Year Long)

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Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday – those days are behind us for the year of 2015, and we have the rest of the holiday season to look forward to! Between shopping for the holidays and preparing for the bustle of

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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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What To Do In October

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October is one of the greatest months of the year. The weather starts to turn more mild (hopefully), fall and Halloween decorations appear in yards and on porches, pumpkins and other winter squashes are ready to be harvested, and kids look

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2015 Turkeys Tackling Hunger T-Shirt

This year’s Turkeys Tackling Hunger t-shirt is available for a donation of $30 or more to the Turkeys Tackling Hunger campaign. T-shirts come in sizes small to 3XL. All t-shirts must be ordered by September 30th. We will then do

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Your Community Still Needs You

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As summer draws to a close, let’s take a look back at what happened in Hays County this season. School ended and it was great for a bit, but then the floods happened. Some people lost everything they had, but

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Great Time to Volunteer

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How do you want to be remembered? Do you want people to think of you as a jock, boss, overachiever, loner, cheerleader, partyer, wallflower; or do you want to be remembered as someone who served their fellow man in need?

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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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Upcoming Events

Feb
15
Mon
12:00 pm San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Feb 15 @ 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
Feb
16
Tue
12:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
Feb 16 @ 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
Feb
17
Wed
6:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
Feb 17 @ 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
Feb 17 @ 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, October 7th **Distribution times remain the same.   Required documents: Photo ID-Must be at least 18 years
Feb
18
Thu
11:30 am San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Feb 18 @ 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
Feb 18 @ 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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