Articles tagged as "Food Drive"

Oct 14

REDW named ‘Chief Bean Counters’ in the 18th Annual Hill of Beans Food Drive

REDW 2015

St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance would like to thank the accounting and financial agencies that took part in our 18th Annual Hill of Beans food drive competition. ‘Bean counting’ companies from around the valley collected food and funds during the month of August in an effort alleviate hunger in Arizona….AND to be named the Chief Bean Counter. Each pound of food counted as one bean, and each dollar counted as seven beans. The total amount of beans collected was 49,599! We’ve tallied the individual results and we have a winner!

Jul 07

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.

Feb 02

Gainey Ranch Walk for Hunger


Take a ‘Walk for Hunger’ with St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance on March 22nd. The 4th Annual Walk for Hunger event is a 3 mile walk to help raise awareness about hunger among children in Arizona, taking place at Gainey Golf Club

Jan 22

Scouting for Food coming up: January 31st

Scouting for Food 2015

The Boys Scout’s are putting their promises to “give goodwill” & “to help other people at all times” into action during their annual Scouting for Food drive. Scouting for Food is scheduled for January 31, 2015, when Scouts throughout the Grand Canyon Council help make a difference to fight hunger. In partnership with local food banks this council-wide service project begins Saturday, January 24th as Scouts distribute door hangers in their neighborhoods to announce the upcoming food drive. Scouts return the following Saturday, January 31st to pick up and deliver donations to their local food banks and pantries, including St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance.

Oct 22

Events helping to scare away hunger


Tis the season for jack-o-lanterns, haunted houses, costumes, and all things spooky. Help scare away hunger this October while enjoying the fun of Halloween.

Oct 13

Help the hungry of Arizona and enjoy free admission to the Arizona State Fair


Donation of 3 non-perishable food items to St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance earns a free fair admission from noon—6 p.m. on “We Care Wednesday.’ All Rides just $2, Darius Rucker concert admission included until 6 p.m.

Sep 05

Help Cousins Subs fill St. Mary’s Food Bank during Hunger Action Month


All five Cousins Subs restaurants in the Valley are giving their customers a chance to support St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance and earn a delicious deal in support of Hunger Action Month during a special two-week long food drive from Sept. 7-20.

Aug 29

Whataburger and St. Mary’s Team Up to support Hunger Action Month


18 Valley-Area Whataburger Restaurants to Host “Oh Whata Night” Fundraisers for St. Mary’s Food Bank

Jul 21

Stop by to see the Canstructions until August 1

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Competing teams of architectural, engineering and construction firms are showcasing their talents and feeding the hungry at Phoenix CANstruction® 2014.11 amazing structures were created entirely out of cans of non-perishable food on July 19 at the Phoenix Convention Center’s West Building (185 N. Second St). The display is open to the public for free until August 1.

Jun 26

Free 4th of July baseball game and fireworks with donation


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.

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