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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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10th Annual Charlie Brown Thanksgiving benefits ETFB

Multiple community members have come together to host the 10th annual “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” to benefit the East Texas Food Bank. The free event is open to the public on November 22 at 5:30 p.m. and will take place at Bergfeld Park Amphitheatre in Tyler. The public is asked
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‘Produce Drop & Community Roadshow’ helps families eat right with fresh produce

Eating fresh produce doesn’t have to be hard or break the bank. The ‘Produce Drop & Community Roadshow’ happened Tuesday giving away products and sending a message. Hosted by the East Texas Food Bank and the Smith County Food Security Council, the event was held at New Days Community Church
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