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Hays County Area Food Bank


Friday, March 4th, 2016

Texas State students volunteer for Serve San Marcos ‘service rally’

Ten teams of university students are volunteering today and tomorrow as part of Serve San Marcos’ Texas State Student Service Rally.

Friday, February 5th, 2016

H-E-B collecting donations for ‘Souper Bowl’ madness

The Hays County Food Bank is expecting to receive over 2,000 cans of food this February thanks to local H-E-B stores.

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Local eateries help fill Hays County Food Bank

The nonprofit Hays County Food Bank was established in 1984 today helps feed an average of about 18,000 people in Hays County yearly. While many of their services come about because of volunteering and donations, another group...

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Food bank tackling hunger with Thanksgiving turkeys

The Hays County Commissioners Court has proclaimed October as Turkeys Tackling Hunger Month in Hays County and encourages residents to donate to the Hays County Food Bank to help those in need have a Thanksgiving dinner.

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Hays County employees pile up food bank donations

Hays County employees collected more than 300 pounds of food and $160 in cash for the Hays County Food Bank during a donation drive in April.

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Little Guys Movers donates to food bank

Little Guys Movers' San Marcos operation collected 1,000 units of food for the Hays County Area Food Bank during a can drive last month.

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Writing center food drive benefits Hays County Food Bank

The Writing Center at Texas State University is holding its annual Spring Food Drive in conjunction with the Hays County Food Bank. Donations are being collected at the Writing Center, located in Flowers Hall G09, through May...

Monday, March 15th, 2010

‘Empty Bowl’ project dishes out funds for food bank

The “Empty Bowls Project” in Buda last weekend raised $1,900 for the Hays County Food Bank, with about 100 local residents turning out to the event.