Posts Tagged: hunger

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

Let’s Toast to a New Year

Many are thankful that 2016 is now over. Not everything that happened was positive – we lost beloved celebrities, Britain exited the European Union, there was major civil unrest in America, the Syrian conflict escalated, a treasured gorilla was killed,

Let’s Toast to a New Year

Many are thankful that 2016 is now over. Not everything that happened was positive – we lost beloved celebrities, Britain exited the European Union, there was major civil unrest in America, the Syrian conflict escalated, a treasured gorilla was killed,

‘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

Nutrition Education for All

What do children and seniors have in common? They are both often in need of community assistance. Children are taken care of and taught by their parents, teachers, coaches, and elders. Seniors are faced with their own set of challenges.

Nutrition Education for All

What do children and seniors have in common? They are both often in need of community assistance. Children are taken care of and taught by their parents, teachers, coaches, and elders. Seniors are faced with their own set of challenges.