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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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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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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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City of San Marcos Donates $350 and 316 Pounds of Food

On November 9, the City of San Marcos donated $350 and 316 pounds of food! Their support will help us provide turkey boxes to area families so they can enjoy the comfort and tradition of a home-cooked Thanksgiving dinner. Last

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Trick or Treat for a Cause

The Texas State University Student Volunteer Connection celebrated an alternative Halloween on Friday, October 29th by donating their time, going door to door, trick-or-canning for non perishable items. In total the students collected 350 pounds of food, valued at $672!

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NALC Collected Over 1 Ton of Food!

The National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive was a great success this year! San Marcos Letter Carriers collected more than 2700 pounds of food from citizens along their regular postal routes. The influx of non-perishable items has made a

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National Junior Honor Society Helps Food Bank

San Marcos Academy National Junior Honor Society Assists Food Bank   More than $1,000 in food and cash will benefit the Hays County Food Bank, thanks to the hard-working members of the National Junior Honor Society at San Marcos Academy.

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Gardeners Sharpen Tools, Collect Food

On April 17, members of the Master Gardeners and Master Naturalists of Hays County sharpened garden tools in exchange for donations to the Hays County Food Bank. The green-thumbed volunteers held the event at the San Marcos Nature Center in

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Curves Yearly Food Drive

Curves in Wimberley recently donated 575 pounds of food. Curves in San Marcos also collected 379 pounds of food for the Hays County Food Bank. Thank you for your dedication to the community!

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Upcoming Events

May
26
Tue
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
May
27
Wed
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
May
28
Thu
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
Jun
1
Mon
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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