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Whataburger food drive to benefit ETFB partner agencies
WhataburgerFlagParticipating Whataburger locations in Tyler, Longview, Lufkin, Nacogdoches and Jacksonville will hold a food drive on Wednesday, December 10th from 3:00 to 8:00pm.  Customers can bring in a minimum of 2 cans of nonperishable items and receive a FREE WHATABURGER.  Food items will be donated to and East Texas Food Bank partner agency located in that restaurant's location.  
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39 East Texas Whataburger locations to host "Oh Whata Night" fundraiser
Whata NightOn Monday, November 17 from 5 to 8pm, show your support for the East Texas Food Bank by heading to any of the 39 participating East Texas Whataburger locations to enjoy your favorite menu items.  Whataburger will donate 20 percent of their total sales during the time directly to the East Texas Food Bank.  Find a location near you
Help "Drive Away Hunger" with Altra Federal Credit Union
Altra CUFrom now thru November 30, you can help Altra Federal Credit Union "Drive Away Hunger".   Every car, truck and motorcycle financed at Altra until November 30, $10 will be donated to the East Texas Food Bank to fight hunger.  As an added bonus, if you match the $10 donation, you will get an additional rate discount of .10%.
Find out more about this offer here.
Your vote can help the ETFB receive a $60,000 grant from Walmart

FightHungerSparkChangeThe public can help the East Texas Food Bank win a $60,000 grant from Walmart as part of the "Fight Hunger. Spark Change" campaign.  From September 15 through October 5th, customers can visit walmart.com/fighthunger to cast one vote per day that will help direct funds to participating food banks - such as the East Texas Food Bank.  The top 50 food banks with the most votes will each receive a $60,000 grant for their programs and partner agencies.
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"Rockett Queen" concert to announce details about benefit for food bank
Rockett QueenTyler rock band Rockett Queen will be performing Saturday, August 23rd at 7:30pm at Clicks Live in Tyler. Performing since 2003, the band gained attention after winning a national undiscovered band contest that landed them a song on the soundtrack of the movie "John Tucker Must Die".  They have also opened for popular bands All American Rejects, Bowling For Soup and My Chemical Romance.
The band also plans to announce details about their upcoming "Rock Out Hunger" concert that will raise money for the East Texas Food Bank during September's Hunger Action Month.
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Dine out and GO TEXAN to help the East Texas Food Bank
Go Texan LogoDine out July 21-July 27th at a participating GO TEXAN restaurant in Center, Longview, Nacogdoches, Palestine and Tyler and proceeds will benefit the East Texas Food Bank.  The Texas Department of Agriculture invites you to "Go Out.  Go Eat.  Go Texan".
"Blast Away Hunger" with firework purchase from Uncle Sam's Fireworks
fireworksUncle Sam's Fireworks in Whitehouse will help "Blast Away Hunger" on Saturday, June 28th.  10% of firework sales between 12pm to 4pm will be donated to the East Texas Food Bank.  Customers will also receive free popcorn and drinks.  Uncle Sam's Fireworks is located at 14801 Hwy 110 in Whitehouse.
"Swipe Away Hunger" with Altra Federal Credit Union
Altra CUUse your Altra Debit Card anywhere on World Hunger Day, May 28th, and Altra Federal Credit Union with donate $1.00 (up to $5,000) to hunger organizations like the East Texas Food Bank.  You can also vote for the East Texas Food Bank to receive more of the donation by clicking here.
FRESH steak dinner and cook off to benefit East Texas Food Bank May 24th
FRESHLogoCome watch local cook-off teams battle it out for the “Ace of Steaks” championship belt, awarded by team celebrity judges. Taste samples of each team’s award-winning steaks and enjoy activities throughout the competition.
After the competition, sharpen your knives, raise your forks and get ready for a delicious steak dinner. Buy a ticket to the steak dinner for only $20. Includes a 12 oz. New York Strip, Garlic Rosemary Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, Garden Salad and Brioche roll. Buffet served from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. All proceeds will be donated to the East Texas Food Bank. Purchase your tickets today at FRESH!
Help the NALC and the East Texas Food Bank "Stamp Out Hunger"
Stamp Out HungerJoin the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) and the East Texas Food Bank and "Stamp Out Hunger" on Saturday, May 10th.  Leave a bag of non-perishable items on or near your mailbox to be picked up by your local letter carrier.  Those donations will then be brought to the East Texas Food Bank to help your hungry neighbors in need.
Dine at Newk's in Tyler and help the East Texas Food Bank
Newks EateryNewk's Eatery in Tyler will host a "give back" night on Monday, March 24th from 4pm to close.  For every purchase made, dine in or carry out, 10% will be donated to the East Texas Food Bank.  Everyone is encouraged to come out and support fighting hunger in East Texas.  Newk's is located at 3985 Old Jacksonville Road in Tyler.
"Fling A Disc" for the East Texas Food Bank

Ice Bowl 2014Tyler Parks & Recreation present the 9th Annual "Ice Bowl" benefiting the East Texas Food Bank.  Players will "fling a disc" on Saturday, January 18 at Lindsey Park Disc Golf Course (1255 Spur 362W) in Tyler.  The registration fee is $25 for players over 17 years of age and $15 for players 16 and under.  Registration begins at 9AM with a tee time of 10AM.  Donations of food will also be take for the East Texas Food Bank.  Download a Registration Form.  Download a Flyer.

For more information about the 9th Annual Ice Bowl, contact Tyler Parks & Recreation or call (903)531-1214.

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