Hunger Blog

Tyler Emergency Distribution_Feb2023

East Texas Food Bank to hold special distribution of food to help Smith County residents impacted by winter storm

The East Texas Food Bank will distribute emergency food boxes and meat on Thursday, February 9th, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Green Acres Baptist Church, located at 1607 Troup Highway in Tyler. Last week’s winter storm caused widespread power outages and damage, with Smith County being part of
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Dutch Bros. “Dutch Luv” to giveback to ETFB

Dutch Bros. Coffee locations in Tyler will have their annual “Dutch Luv” event on Friday, February 17th. During the event, $1 for every drink sold will go to the East Texas Food Bank. Dutch Bros. locations in Tyler are located at 3924 Troup Highway, 7920 S. Broadway Ave. and 2157
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Leslie’s Story and Message

Leslie works full-time at a daycare, but struggles with having enough money to pay bills and put food on the table for her children ages 7, 12 and 14. Coming to the Deep East Texas Resource Center (DETRC) helps. I also volunteer when I can with my children so we
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Reach Your Nutrition Goals

Goals Start with small changes Instead of a diet overhaul, make small changes to what you eat and drink that will work for you now and in the future. Take one day at a time Sometimes things don’t go as planned, even with the best of intentions. If you miss
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T.L.L. Temple Foundation awards more than $1 million to three Texas food banks

Lufkin, TX: The T.L.L. Temple Foundation (TLLTF) recently awarded grants totaling $1,069,788 to the East Texas Food Bank, Southeast Texas Food Bank and Trinity River Food Bank, to help people struggling with hunger. The East Texas Food Bank and Southeast Texas Food Bank received $255,312 each to help offset the
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Stay Healthy During the Holidays

With Christmas and New Years coming up, many people are worried that they have to miss out on the delicious casseroles and desserts to stay healthy. Some decide to give up on being healthy all together because they don’t want to miss out on the food. However, there are ways
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