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East Texas Food Bank kicks off summer food program

The East Texas Food Bank is kicking off its Summer Food Program. According to the food bank, more than 75,000 children in East Texas depend on schools for free or reduced-priced lunch. So while school is out, kids under 18 can get a free meal through the food bank’s summer
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East Texas Food Bank offering kids free meals this summer

The East Texas Food Bank released its list of locations where children under 18 can get free breakfast or lunch in the city of Tyler. The ETFB says the meals will be nutritional and well-rounded. Kids will also be able to hang out at their sites to play games and
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The Rotary Club of Tyler presents $50,000 gift for ETFB Repackaging Room

More meals will be provided from the East Texas Food Bank thanks to a $50,000 donation from The Rotary Club of Tyler.  All of the funds benefit the new “Tyler Rotary Repackaging Room”.  The room will give volunteers and rotary members the opportunity to work on different projects such as
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East Texas Food Bank continuing efforts to help tornado victims in East Texas

The East Texas Food Bank continues its efforts to help tornado victims in Alto and San Augustine.  Here’s a look how they help during story recovery. (Watch this story from KLTV 7)
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East Texas Food Bank unveils Volunteer and Nutrition Education Center

Volunteers of the East Texas Food Bank can officially spend less time avoiding forklift traffic and more time helping the organization serve those in need throughout the region. On Thursday evening, the nonprofit held a grand opening celebration where it unveiled its new Volunteer and Nutrition Education Center to donors
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East Texas Giving Day to be held April 30

Save the date. East Texas Giving Day (ETGD), an 18-hour online event that provides critical funding for area non-profits, is set for Tuesday, April 30. East Texas Communities Foundation partners with area non-profits annually and provides citizens across a 32-county service area an easy platform to support the mission of
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