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Vote for The East Texas Food Bank in AVCO Roofing's charitable contest
Avco RoofingThe East Texas Food Bank has been selected as one of 10 charity organizations in the AVCO Roofing "AVCO Give Back" campaign.  From now until November 9th, votes will be collected at avcoroofing.com to determine the top 5 organizations that will receive donations from AVCO Roofing in 2017.  To vote, click here and scroll to the bottom of the page.  Submit your email address and select "East Texas Food Bank".
Hall Buick GMC customers can help fight hunger through November
Hall Buick GMC customers can help fight hunger and feed hope in East Texas through November.  For each new Buick & GMC purchased, Hall Buick GMC will donate a portion of every sale to the East Texas Food Bank.
Allen Wholesale Foods helping to fight hunger through sales
Allen Wholesale Foods will be selling steak, chicken, pork and seafood products at 6120 S. Broadway Avenue in Tyler from Sept. 23rd through October 2nd.   10% of the proceeds for the sales will be donated to the East Texas Food Bank.  For more information about the sale, click here.
Dine at Grub Burger Bar in Tyler and help the East Texas Food Bank
Grub Burger BarGrub Burger Bar in Tyler will be holding a "profit share" on Tuesday, June 28th.  15% of all profits that day will be benefiting the East Texas Food Bank.  Patrons are encouraged to mention to the cashier they are with the East Texas Food Bank.  Grub Burger Bar is located at 6421 South Broadway in Tyler.
Chick-fil-A app to benefit East Texas Food Bank June 6-11
Chickfila LogoChick-fil-A fans, your meals just got better!  The new Chick-fil-A app is here and restaurants in Tyler, Longview, Lufkin and Nacogdoches are encouraging you to download and try the new experience.  Customers can place their order, pay in advance and build rewards for future visits.
During the week of June 6th through June 11th, participating Chick-fil-A restaurants will donate 100% of proceeds from customers who place an order through the app to the East Texas Food Bank.  Visit Chick-fil-A.com to find out more and download the app today.
Get ready for the 24th Annual "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive
Stamp Out HungerThe 24th Annual Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is Saturday, May 14.  It is the nation's largest one-day food drive, providing letter carriers, other postal employees and thousands of volunteers across the nation the opportunity to meld their forces together to conduct the drive in their local communities.  In 2015, the drive collected approximately 71 million pounds of non-perishable food across the nation.  To participate, simply bag your non-perishable items and leave them on or near your mailbox on Saturday morning to be picked up.  For more information, visit the NALC page.
Second "Sip in the City" to benefit organizations including ETFB
Sipinthecity"Sip in the City: Chardonnay Edition" will be held on Saturday, May 7th from 7:00 to 9:00pm at the Martin Walker, PC Law Firm (121 N Spring Ave) in Tyler.  Teams of 1, 2 or 3 people bring 3 matching bottles of Chardonnay.  Attendees will taste wine brought by others, enjoy hors d'oeuvres and live entertainment.  Voting will happen at the end with winners going home with bottles of wine.  Tickets are $45.  For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.sipinthecity.org.
Third Annual Uncle Lucius "ReULion" to benefit ETFB
Uncle Lucius Family ReunionThe third annual Uncle Lucius Family ReULion will take place on Friday and Saturday, May 6th and 7th at Durango's Canyon in Mt. Enterprise, Texas.  Several bands will be on hand throughout the event.  Tickets are $35 in advance and $45 at the door, with a portion of ticket sales benefitting the East Texas Food Bank.  For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.ulreulion.com.
"East Texas Giving Day" set for May 3rd
East Texas Giving Day LogoThe East Texas Food Bank is joining hundreds of other nonprofits in the East Texas Communities Foundation's "East Texas Giving Day" on Tuesday, May 3rd.  This 24-hour day of giving provides donors from every community in East Texas a chance to raise funds to support the missions of local nonprofits that serve their communities.  Donors can go online to EastTexasGivingDay.org on May 3rd and select which nonprofits to make their donations.  The first $500 that is donated to the East Texas Food Bank on East Texas Giving Day will be matched by Davis Dickerson & Associates at Merrill Lynch.
Help Walmart #FightHunger Spark Change through April 25th
Walmart Fight Hunger Spark ChangeYou can help Walmart "#FightHunger Spark Change" from now through April 25th.  By purchasing special marked products, making a monetary donation at the register or using the hashtag #FightHunger on social media channels, you will be contributing to Feeding America and the East Texas Food Bank.  Visit Walmart.com/FightHunger for more information on ways you can help.
Dine out at "Panda Express" Saturday, March 5th and help the ETFB
Panda ExpressPanda Express in Tyler will be hosting a give back event on Saturday, March 5th.  By printing or showing this flyer, 20% of your purchase will be donated by the restaurant to the East Texas Food Bank.
Dine out at "On The Border" Wednesday, March 2nd and help the ETFB
On The BorderOn The Border in Tyler will be hosting a give back event on Wednesday. March 2nd.  By printing or showing this flyer, 10% of your purchase will be donated by the restaurant to the East Texas Food Bank.
"Jammin' Jimmy Olson" raising a ton of food for the East Texas Food Bank
JJO Food DriveJoin "Jammin' Jimmy Olson" at Walmart on South Broadway in Tyler from February 26 through March 7th as he attempts to raise "a ton of food" for the East Texas Food Bank.  Jimmy will be living in a pod onsite, collecting non perishable items to donate.  For more information about the event, visit his Facebook page or JJORadio.com
Annual Tyler Parks & Rec "Ice Bowl" benefits ETFB
Ice Bowl 2016 LogoTyler Parks & Recreation will present the 11th Annual "Ice Bowl" benefiting the East Texas Food Bank.  Players wil "fling a disc" on Saturday, January 16th at the Lindsey Park Disc Golf Course (1255 Spur 362W) in Tyler.  Registration fee is $25 per player 17 and older, $15 per player 16 and younger.  Each registered player will receive a player package.  Registration begins at 9AM with tee time at 10AM.  Download Registration Form   Download Flyer

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