Monthly Archives: June 2015

Free 4th of July baseball game and fireworks with donation

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Come celebrate the 4th of July with Surprise! Community and Recreation Services will be hosting a Rookie League Baseball game and will end the night with a fireworks display. Admission is free with a non-perishable food donation for St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance.

Summer Volunteers Needed

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Donations of food and funds dwindle during the summer months and so do the number of people who volunteer their time at St. Mary’s. With so many people out of town this time of year, we can use every available hand to help.

Will She Go to Bed Hungry Tonight?

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YES, I want to help feed families and children in Arizona. I understand that for every $1 I give today, St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance will provide 7 meals to hungry people throughout our community. 

Accounting Principals Summer Food Drive a Success

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Last month Accounting Principals, formerly Ajilon Finance, organized a very successful summer food drive in the Phoenix-area…for the second year in a row!  Accounting Principals and 57 of their current and prospective clients joined forces to collect food and funds in order to help feed the hungry right in their own communities. Their food and fund drive this year raised an amazing 9,412 meals that will be provided to hungry Arizonans! Thank you to Accounting Principals and all of their current and prospective clients who participated in the drive last month!

Summer 2015 Horn of Plenty Newsletter

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Advocacy Alert: Child Nutrition Reauthorization National Call-In Day

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On September 30 the child nutrition bill will expire and it’s time Congress got to work to ensure our children have access to healthy and nutritious food they need to learn, grow, and thrive. Tell Congress to invest in our children and take action on a strong Child Nutrition Reauthorization.

APS Grant Supports Backpack Program to Feed Hungry Kids

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Thank you APS, for awarding St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance a grant to support our weekend Backpack Program! This grant will provide 2,000 backpacks full of food (or 16,000 meals) for low-income children in the Phoenix-metro area.

How you can help get milk to St. Mary’s Food Bank

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While summer is a time of fun and excitement for many children, more than 22 million kids across the country, including 456,760 kids in Arizona who are food insecure- may miss out on milk when school lets out and they lose access to in-school free or reduced-price meal programs.

Paideia Academy Community Impact Award

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Pictured above is our SMFBA Kids Café Staff Member, Candice Tolliver with Paideia Academy Principal and Kids Café Site Supervisor

Panda Express to Donate 10% of Sales on June 8th

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ST. MARY’S FOOD BANK A RECIPIENT OF FIRST-EVER PANDA EXPRESS “FAMILY DAY” ON MONDAY, JUNE 8 AT ALL ITS LOCATIONS 

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