Report: Arizona Sees Increase in Summer Meals Participation

Nearly 400,000 still go without summer meals, Redoubled Efforts Needed A national report was just released showing participation by children in the summer meals program in Arizona grew by nearly 30%! This is the third highest ranking increase in the country, and was driven by the Arizona Department of Education and partner organizations like St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance intensifying its outreach efforts. St. Mary’s is offering summer food service for more than 8,000 children at more than 100 locations!… Read More

Oregano's Carbs for a Cause

For every pasta dish ordered from June 6th-June 10th, Oregano's will donate 3 pasta meals to families in need! (Not in the mood for pasta? You can still contribute by joining the NOODLiST COLONY and purchasing one of the cool t-shirts, or contributing online) Read More

Arizona Charitable Tax Credit Doubles!

By doubling the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit, you can now donate up to $800 to St. Mary's Food Bank and get a dollar for dollar deduction on your tax liability. If you're a resident of Arizona, you may be eligible to direct your tax dollars to benefit the hungry. You can receive a dollar-for-dollar state tax credit for your donation to St. Mary's Food Bank, up to $400 individually or $800 if you file jointly.* (Previously $200 or $400) Read More

KSLX School's Out Food Drive- May 11th

Come join St. Mary’s Food Bank and KSLX for the School’s Out Food Drive on May 11th to help make sure kids do not go hungry or thirsty in the summer. This is an all day event from 5am-7pm at your local Safeway located at 32nd St & Thunderbird. KSLX will be on site  broadcasting live. Read More

Spring 2016 Horn of Plenty Newsletter

Spring 2016 Horn of Plenty Newsletter
Steve and Linda come to St. Mary’s to help their family stretch a meager food budget. But for their son, Jason, St. Mary’s is a place of worth and work. “Most people think he’s about 16, but he’s 27,” Linda says of Jason, who is intellectually disabled. “They say he’s a good worker,” Steve adds. “He’s very personable. He likes to talk. He’s just like his dad. That’s one trait he got. He’s got a heart as big as the… Read More

Pay Your Library Fines with Canned Food Donations

National Library Week 2016 is April 10th – April 16th and the Phoenix Public Libraries is celebrating by once again helping you get out of debt – at least when it comes to overdue books. Yes, it’s the time of year you’ve been waiting for! Come into any of 17 Phoenix Public Library locations from April 9th to April 23rd with canned or non-perishable food items for St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance and the library will wipe out any outstanding… Read More

Urgent Food Request

YES, I want to help feed my hungry neighbors! I agree that no man, woman or child in my community should have to go to bed hungry. I want to help St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance get the food supplies they need so my neighbors can be well fed. I know that every $1 I give multiplies to provide 7 meals. Read More

Snowbird Food Drive

Third Annual Snow Bird Food Drive Before you head back to cooler summer climates take a look in your pantry. Those non-perishable food items will go a long way in helping others in your community! As temperatures rise and many temporary residents leave Arizona for cooler climates, local food banks see an increased demand for food.  When the desert heats up, utility bills rise, kids are out of school (meaning no subsidized lunches) and Arizonans who are already struggling have… Read More

BOGO Spring Training Tickets with your Donation to St. Mary's Food Bank

Hey Spring Training fans, here is a way to help fight hunger and help yourself to a deal on a Los Angeles Dodgers of Chicago White Sox spring training game at Camelback Ranch in March. Just bring THREE non-perishable food items to the St. Mary’s Food Bank lobby (2831 N. 31st Avenue) and you will receive a Buy One/Get One ticket voucher for any weekday game (Mon. thru Thurs.) at Camelback Ranch. The offer is good for BOTH day and… Read More