School’s Out, Hunger Happens.

For millions of families, however, the absence of free school meals or discounted lunches through the National School Meal Program is a cause for worry. If 44% of Hays County students qualified for these meals during the 2017-18 school year, (Texas Education Association) what does that mean for our local, low-income families?

School’s Out, Hunger Happens.

For millions of families, however, the absence of free school meals or discounted lunches through the National School Meal Program is a cause for worry. If 44% of Hays County students qualified for these meals during the 2017-18 school year, (Texas Education Association) what does that mean for our local, low-income families?

Amplify Austin – What is it?

For 24 hours starting on March 1st at 6:00 p.m., we are taking part in Amplify Austin! Amplify Austin is an online fundraiser held for Central Texas charities with the idea to give back to the community you live in.

Amplify Austin – What is it?

For 24 hours starting on March 1st at 6:00 p.m., we are taking part in Amplify Austin! Amplify Austin is an online fundraiser held for Central Texas charities with the idea to give back to the community you live in.

Please Drive Our Vans?

“Sometimes the best therapy is a long drive and some music.” While we are not sure who said this, we believe in the message. Driving can be very therapeutic, especially when you do it for a great cause. Fill up

Please Drive Our Vans?

“Sometimes the best therapy is a long drive and some music.” While we are not sure who said this, we believe in the message. Driving can be very therapeutic, especially when you do it for a great cause. Fill up

Souper Bowl 2018

Mother Teresa once said, “If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.” So many people focus on the national issue of hunger, and they don’t realize the impact they can make right in their hometowns. Each year, Souper

Souper Bowl 2018

Mother Teresa once said, “If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.” So many people focus on the national issue of hunger, and they don’t realize the impact they can make right in their hometowns. Each year, Souper

Kids Should Eat Their Veggies

According to Feeding America, 8,690 children are food insecure in Hays County, meaning they do not always know when their next meal may be. Parents have been known to skip meals to ensure that their children can eat, but what

Kids Should Eat Their Veggies

According to Feeding America, 8,690 children are food insecure in Hays County, meaning they do not always know when their next meal may be. Parents have been known to skip meals to ensure that their children can eat, but what

Can You Survive Meatless?

“Do you eat meat?” This seems like a fairly innocent question, but it’s one gaining in popularity in our country. More and more people are adopting the vegetarian or vegan lifestyle for their health, the environment, their beliefs, concerns over

Can You Survive Meatless?

“Do you eat meat?” This seems like a fairly innocent question, but it’s one gaining in popularity in our country. More and more people are adopting the vegetarian or vegan lifestyle for their health, the environment, their beliefs, concerns over

Fun Food Drive Ideas

Food is always in need at your local food bank. An average of nearly 14,000 pounds of food has gone out each week (January 2017 – May 2017) to our public distributions and partner agencies. With that in mind, you

Fun Food Drive Ideas

Food is always in need at your local food bank. An average of nearly 14,000 pounds of food has gone out each week (January 2017 – May 2017) to our public distributions and partner agencies. With that in mind, you

It’s Grillin’ Time!

It’s officially summer in Texas, and that means it’s grilling season! Texans pride themselves on their grilling skills, but many grilled foods can be high in fat, sodium, and cholesterol, possibly leading to some serious heart damage. Here are some

It’s Grillin’ Time!

It’s officially summer in Texas, and that means it’s grilling season! Texans pride themselves on their grilling skills, but many grilled foods can be high in fat, sodium, and cholesterol, possibly leading to some serious heart damage. Here are some

Summer Fun on a Budget

Summer is a kid’s favorite season (well it could be a toss up with Christmas). School is out, the days are long and hot, and the rivers are cold. For three months, children get to just have a blast without

Summer Fun on a Budget

Summer is a kid’s favorite season (well it could be a toss up with Christmas). School is out, the days are long and hot, and the rivers are cold. For three months, children get to just have a blast without

College Students Need More than Ramen Noodles to Survive

When the words ‘food bank’ are used, the first thing that comes to mind is hungry families or someone who lost their job and needs temporary assistance. What many people don’t realize is that an overwhelming number of college students

College Students Need More than Ramen Noodles to Survive

When the words ‘food bank’ are used, the first thing that comes to mind is hungry families or someone who lost their job and needs temporary assistance. What many people don’t realize is that an overwhelming number of college students