Category Archives: Hunger Action

Celebrating National Nutrition Month

We celebrated National Nutrition Month this March with our second annual Health Initiative. The food bank increased nutrition awareness among food insecure individuals by offering educational opportunities and health screenings at distributions throughout the county. Each week, clients received different resources.

Celebrating National Nutrition Month

We celebrated National Nutrition Month this March with our second annual Health Initiative. The food bank increased nutrition awareness among food insecure individuals by offering educational opportunities and health screenings at distributions throughout the county. Each week, clients received different resources.

Kids Need Healthy Food Too!

According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), 13.1 million children under the age of 18 live in households with inconsistent access to nutritious food.  Child hunger is a national problem, and the kids within our community are also

Kids Need Healthy Food Too!

According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), 13.1 million children under the age of 18 live in households with inconsistent access to nutritious food.  Child hunger is a national problem, and the kids within our community are also

Local Teens Collect Food for Less Fortunate

Three years ago, a group of young boys who have been friends since kindergarten began an annual holiday tradition of collecting food for families in need. Each December Charles Croft, Andrew Newman, Nash Elsner, Alex Sedillo, Will Agnew, Caeden Croft,

Local Teens Collect Food for Less Fortunate

Three years ago, a group of young boys who have been friends since kindergarten began an annual holiday tradition of collecting food for families in need. Each December Charles Croft, Andrew Newman, Nash Elsner, Alex Sedillo, Will Agnew, Caeden Croft,

‘Santa’ Replaces Laptops Stolen from Food Bank

As most of you know, Hays County Food Bank (HCFB) recently had a visit from a Grinch-y character. Laptops and other computer equipment that we use to run secure client and food distribution software was stolen. While this did not

‘Santa’ Replaces Laptops Stolen from Food Bank

As most of you know, Hays County Food Bank (HCFB) recently had a visit from a Grinch-y character. Laptops and other computer equipment that we use to run secure client and food distribution software was stolen. While this did not

Let Them Eat Turkey

The holidays are practically here! What do you have to do to prepare? Make a holiday shopping list? Solidify travel arrangements to visit loved ones? Look up recipes to create the perfect meal? These items are common on holiday to-do

Let Them Eat Turkey

The holidays are practically here! What do you have to do to prepare? Make a holiday shopping list? Solidify travel arrangements to visit loved ones? Look up recipes to create the perfect meal? These items are common on holiday to-do

The Season of Giving (All Year Long)

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

The Season of Giving (All Year Long)

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

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,

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,