Monthly Archives: May 2013

Pay It Forward with CBS 5 and Safeway

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Phoenix’s first news station and the world’s first food bank have joined forces to Pay It Forward: Feed Our Children. CBS 5, along with their Pay It Forward partners, Cox Communications and Wells Fargo, are working with St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance to ensure that the children in Arizona don’t go hungry this summer.

Food and water sent to tornado victims in Oklahoma

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While the country watched the devastation in Oklahoma caused by the tornadoes unfold on television, the resources of St. Mary’s Food Bank began to be marshaled to provide relief to the thousands of people affected by the disaster. The Food Bank will be sending emergency food boxes, bottled water, ready-to-eat snack products, instant oatmeal, personal hygiene items and anything else we are requested by the Feeding America disaster response team.

Letter Carriers Food Drive brings in 250,000 pounds of food

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On Saturday, May 11, 2013, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) worked with the public to Stamp Out Hunger in Arizona for the 21st year. Although a few bags are still working their way to our warehouse, we are happy to report that the food drive resulted in nearly 250,000 pounds of food for Arizona’s hungry. That is 20,000 pounds more than last year’s total!

Pay It Forward with CBS 5 and Safeway

pay it forward

Phoenix’s first news station and the world’s first food bank have joined forces to Pay It Forward: Feed Our Children. CBS 5, along with their Pay It Forward partners, Cox Communications and Wells Fargo, are working with St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance to ensure that the children in Arizona don’t go hungry this summer.

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