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Turkeys Tackling Hunger


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 helps the food bank: community partners, the small businesses in Hays County which provide for the food bank.

Friday, October 7th, 2011

City and county give $70,000 to food bank, kick-off Turkeys Tackling Hunger

Hays County commissioners and San Marcos council members recently allocated a combined $70,000 to the Hays County Food Bank and proclaimed October as “Turkeys Tackling Hunger” month.

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Miller Middle School junior honor society gives turkeys and toys

In the spirit of holiday giving, Miller Middle School's National Honor Society collected toys and money for turkey dinners. The Miller students also collected money for the Hays County Food Bank.

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Food bank talks turkey for needy families

The Hays County Food Bank is once again conducting its Turkeys Tackling Hunger campaign in order to provide economically distressed families with Thanksgiving turkey dinners. A donation of $20 provides a turkey dinner with all the fixings...

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Early Act First Knight Service Club leads Rotary meeting

The Travis Elementary Early Act First Knights Club led a recent Rotary Club of Greater Marcos meeting and reported on its projects from the 2009-2010 school year.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Travis and Crockett Elementary students tackle hunger

Travis Elementary School and Crockett Elementary School students tackled hunger this Thanksgiving, and they're no turkeys.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Newstreamz Video Extra – Turkeys Tackling Hunger

Newstreamz would like to present a Public Service announcement from the Hays County Area Food Bank staring Texas State’s very own Brad Wright! Thank you to the Food Bank for supplying this PSA, and we would like...