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ETX food charities seeing increase in need

Places like the East Texas Food Bank and PATH food pantry have been extra busy supporting people affected by Coronavirus related shut downs. (Watch this story from KYTX CBS19)
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National Nutrition Month: Learn skills to create tasty meals

March is National Nutrition Month©.  Join the East Texas Food Bank and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in celebration by focusing on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. This week, the focus is on learning skills to create tasty meals. 
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East Texas Food Bank to respond to COVID-19 with emergency food assistance boxes

The East Texas Food Bank is working with its more than 200 partners to provide emergency food assistance during COVID-19, otherwise known as coronavirus. In partnership with Tyler Independent School District, which is serving free curb-side meals to students during the Community Mitigation Period through March 20, ETFB will be
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East Texas Food Bank, nonprofits look toward support for vulnerable populations

With all the fear of a pandemic shutting down cities and businesses, the East Texas Food Bank is working overtime to ensure going hungry isn’t at the top of anyone’s list. While the March 20 produce drop that was scheduled at the East Texas State Fairgrounds was cancelled, residents can
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ETX Food distributors practicing extra safety precautions ahead of possible Covid-19 outbreak

From hand sanitizer, water and toilet paper, many are stocking up on supplies in case there is a local Covid-19 outbreak. It is recommended people have at least 14 days of food stocked up. There are some who can’t access that amount of food.  “The outbreak and we are potentially facing really
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National Nutrition Month: Plan your meals each week

March is National Nutrition Month©.  Join the East Texas Food Bank and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in celebration by focusing on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. This week, the focus is on planning your meals each week.  Here
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