Posts Tagged: food bank

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

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

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