Monthly Archives: June 2013

Kids Cafe offers more summer feeding sites in 2013

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School is out for the summer and St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance is again assuming sponsorship of the 2013 Summer Food Service Program for Children. The program helps to ease demand for summer food, particularly among children who take part in the free breakfast and lunch programs offered at their schools during the school year.

Summer Nights volunteer events kick off

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Join us our mission to alleviate hunger by volunteering for one of our Summer Nights food packing events! The warehouse in Phoenix will be rockin’ with themed music, costumes and food provided by our own CK Catering each Tuesday in July from 6 to 8 p.m.

Volunteers needed to help conduct the Hunger Study

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St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance is a member of Feeding America, a network of more than 200 food banks across the U.S. Conducted every four years, Hunger in America, also known as the Hunger Study, is the largest study of charitable food assistance in America. Feeding America and St. Mary’s Food Bank have partnered with Westat, a research firm, to design and execute the study.

Take the Cox 62,000 Water Bottle Challenge!

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After the tornadoes in Oklahoma, St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance sent four semi-trucks full of disaster relief in the form of food and water to those hit hardest. Cox Communications saw this donation and decided they wanted to help replenish the stock of drinking water for the Food Bank.

CBS 5 viewers Pay It Forward to Make Hunger Disappear

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More than $108,000 was collected during the first annual Pay It Forward: FEED OUR CHILDREN campaign hosted by CBS 5, benefiting St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance.  Enough donations were raised to provide over 764,000 meals to families in need.

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