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East Texas Food Bank Recognizes Hunger Hero Award Recipients

The East Texas Food Bank (ETFB) honored four recipients today with the fourth annual Hunger Hero Awards as part of Hunger Action Month. Hunger Hero Awards were given to State Senator Robert Nichols- Senate District 3 (Individual Supporter), Tyler High School and Tyler Legacy High School with Tyler ISD (Community
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Vote for us in the Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Awards

The East Texas Food Bank has been selected as a Southwest regional finalist for a Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Award! We need your help in voting for us. VOTING PROCESS Now through September 23rd, Chick-fil-A app members will be able to vote using the app. Here is how to vote: Sign
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Feeding Texas

Feeding Texas Network Backs Major Hunger-Fighting Wins During 2023 Legislative Session

With support of the Feeding Texas network of food banks, the Texas Legislature passed several new laws that will prevent hunger for Texans experiencing food insecurity. “This year’s legislative session was our most successful since Texas food banks came together as a network over 20 years ago to engage state
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Emergency Distribution

East Texas Food Bank to Hold Special Distributions This Week To Help East Texans Impacted By Power Outages

The East Texas Food Bank (ETFB) will distribute fresh produce and emergency food boxes at multiple locations in East Texas this week to assist East Texans impacted by the power outages. Last week’s severe weather storm caused widespread power outages and damage, with several East Texas counties being part of
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East Texas Food Bank Announces David Emerson as new Chief Executive Officer

The East Texas Food Bank (ETFB) announced today that David Emerson has been named the new Chief Executive Officer. “We are pleased that David will become our sixth CEO in our 35 year history,” said Jeff Johnston, chair of the ETFB board. “We wanted someone who understands food banking and
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