Monthly Archives: July 2015

St. Mary’s Joins the Advocacy Hall of Fame

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We are proud to share that we have just been added to Feeding America’s 2015 Advocacy Hall of Fame for the second time!

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CANSTRUCTION 2015

Canstruction® is a unique charity which hosts competitions, exhibitions and events showcasing colossal structures made out of full cans of food. After the structures are built, the cansculptures® go on display to the public as a giant art exhibition. At the end of the event, all food is donated to local hunger relief organizations.

Thank you Scottsdale Insurance and Nationwide Foundation!

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Thank you to Scottsdale Insurance Company and Nationwide Insurance Foundation. Nationwide awarded St. Mary’s Food Bank a generous grant, and Scottsdale Insurance held food drives, sponsored our golf tournament, and provided amazing volunteers to help support our operations and ability to provide food to Arizonans in need. Already in 2015 they have provided more than 6,300 volunteer hours!

George Lopez & St. Mary’s Food Bank Team Up Saturday, July 18 

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5 Canned Goods Could Get You Moved to the Front Row!

Heroes to Hometowns 5 Ton Food Drive

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Have you ever been hungry? Not because you’re on a diet or you didn’t have time to eat, but because you don’t have enough money to buy food? Unfortunately, that’s what it’s like for many Arizona wounded Veterans and their families. Arizona Heroes to Hometowns knows you’d like to help. Bring your non-perishable food items and donations to the 5 Ton Food Drive on Friday, July 31st at 4 valley Fry’s Food Stores.

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Results

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On Saturday, May 9th, 2015, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), collected nonperishable food items from the mail boxes of generous donors all over the valley during this year’s Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.  More than 220,000 pounds of food went to St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance.

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