Monthly Archives: April 2013

The original Waterpark and the original Food Bank join forces to help feed the hungry

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Big Surf Waterpark is offering 50 percent off of general admission during the first three weekends of May.  Each guest must bring in at least five non-perishable food items for St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance to receive the 50 percent off of general admission ($27.95).  This promotion begins on May 4, when Big Surf Waterpark opens for the 2013 season, as well as Sunday, May 5; Saturday, May 11; Sunday, May 12; Saturday, May 18; and Sunday, May 19.

Stamp Out Hunger with the National Association of Letter Carriers

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On Saturday, May 11, 2013, Campbell Soup Company will join forces with the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) to help Stamp Out Hunger in Arizona. Now in its 21st year,the annual food drive has grown from a regional to a national effort that provides assistance to the millions of Americans struggling to put food on the table.

A vote a day takes hunger away

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Weekends may be something that most of us look forward to. But for the more than 1 in 4 food insecure children in Arizona, weekends mean no school breakfasts or lunches. Weekends mean they don’t know when they will receive their next meal.

Pay off your library fines with a food donation during Food For Fines


National Library Week 2013 is April 14th – April 20th and the Phoenix Public Libraries is celebrating by once again helping you get out of debt – at least when it comes to overdue books.

Help St. Mary’s receive a grant from Walmart with the click of a mouse

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St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance is hoping the public can help us click our way to a grant from Walmart by voting for them in the “Fighting Hunger Together” initiative – a national campaign where money is awarded to programs that get the most votes for their innovative and effective programs that help alleviate child hunger.

12th Annual Drive For Kids golf tournament gearing up


The twelfth annual ‘Drive for Kids’ golf tournament is gearing up to help feed the hungry children of Arizona with St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance. To be held on April 5 at the Wigwam Golf Resort and Spa, this tournament will raise funds to feed the 1 in 4 children in Arizona who live in poverty.

KSLX-FM’s Mark Mayfield and Sleep America host 7th Annual Get In Bed With Mark food drive to benefit St. Mary’s Food Bank

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Three-day Radio-thon Kicks off Wednesday April 17 on KSLX 100.7 FM; Bed Race on March 19 Caps Event to Raise Awareness of Arizona’s Hungry

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