Hunger Blog

No holiday for hunger

The holiday season, or “season of giving,” moves many people to look beyond themselves and consider the needs of the nearly quarter of a million people in this region who are hungry. Charitable organizations, here and around the country, are typically awash with donations of food, clothes, and money when
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Thanksgiving box and produce distribution set for Wednesday in Tyler

The East Texas Food Bank will hold a special Thanksgiving box and produce distribution on Wednesday at the East Texas State Fairgrounds in Tyler. Distribution will be from 1 to 3:30 p.m. and is limited to one per household. “We have a lot of volunteers that want to help for
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East Texas Lighthouse for the Blind volunteers at East Texas Food Bank to help those in need during the holiday season

William Bishop, who was born totally blind, loves being able to help those in need at the East Texas Food Bank. Bishop, of Tyler, was one of several volunteers from the East Lighthouse for the Blind helping Monday at the food bank. The East Texas Lighthouse for the Blind sent
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Five Questions with the East Texas Food Bank’s Lauren Barnes

Money is tight around the holidays, and the East Texas Food Bank is working to ensure no one has to go hungry. The nonprofit serves as a regional distributor for food banks across Northeast Texas. Each year the ETFB helps serve more than a quarter million people, including more than
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East Texas Food Bank continues tradition of ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving,’ helping neighbors

Some 200 people gathered Friday night at the amphitheater in Tyler’s Bergfeld Park for the East Texas Food Bank’s 10th annual Charlie Brown Thanksgiving event. The event was free, but attendees were asked to bring plastic jars of peanut butter to donate. “We just really want to encourage everyone around
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East Texas Food Bank seeks donations for holiday season

With exactly one week until Thanksgiving the East Texas food Bank is turning to you for help. The nonprofit is putting out the call for donations as you gather around the table for the holidays. Donna Spann, Chief Development Officer, East Texas Food Bank tells KLTV,” There’s a heightened awareness
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