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Many families struggle through the holidays to afford traditions that many of us take for granted – like a holiday meal. They need your help. Last Thanksgiving the Hays County Area Food Bank gave a turkey and a box filled with the trimmings for a holiday meal to over 1100 families in need throughout Hays County. Your donation can help us do it again this year. This years Turkey campaign runs from October 21st-November 17th. Since 1984, the Food Bank has been on the front lines feeding hungry people in Hays County. Their mission is the feed hungry people, because no one in Hays County should go hungry. The Food Bank helps about 2600 families a month, including seniors, low-income families with children, the sick and disabled, the homeless, and others suffering from hard times. If you would like to help Tackle Hunger in Hays County, donations can be sent to the Hays County Area Food Bank, 220 Herndon Street, San Marcos, TX 78666, 512.392.8300 or to donate online, visit For more information about the Hays County Area Food Bank visit their website at or call 512.392.8300.

I’ll Tackle Hunger

$20 provides a family with a turkey & the trimmings for a holiday dinner *

I will sponsor _____ families at $20 each = _________

Here is my tax deductible gift of: _________ □ Check Enclosed

For your tax deductible receipt, complete the following information (please print):

Name: ___________________________________________________________________

Mailing Address: ___________________________________________________________

City/State/Zip: _____________________________________________________________

Email Address: ____________________________________________________________

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  • Donations will be used to purchase food and to support the ongoing operating expenses of the Food Bank
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