Cardinals 2017 Food and Funds Drive

Cardinals 2017 Food and Funds Drive
St. Mary’s Food Bank is in Need of Canned Fruits & Vegetables, Peanut Butter and Canned Meats for the Christmas Holiday. Please Donate Food or Cash at the Stadium before the Game. WHAT: The Arizona Cardinals Football Club will hold its annual “Food and Funds Drive” for St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance. Fans are asked to bring non-perishable food items – especially peanut butter, canned meats and canned fruits and vegetables – to the game and drop it off with… Read More

Anita Matthews: Volunteer of the Month

Anita Mattews: Volunteer of the Month
We would like to recognize Anita Matthews with Parker Food Bank as our November Outstanding Volunteer of the Month! Anita has been volunteering at Parker Food Bank for over 5 years and was nominated by food bank staff member Maria Sanchez to highlight her great work. In her role as greeter and client intake volunteer, Maria describes Anita as a dedicated volunteer that can be characterized by 3 H’s- humble, happy, and honest. Anita began volunteering at the food bank… Read More

11th Annual Super Saturday Turkey Drive

11th Annual Super Saturday Turkey Drive 4
Phoenix – The 100-degree temperatures are finally in Arizona’s rear-view mirror. This means it’s almost Turkey Time – and St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance’s Super Saturday is just around the corner!  St. Mary’s will hold its 11th annual Super Saturday Turkey Drive, presented by Mobile Mini, on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Food Bank locations in Phoenix and Surprise as well as 28 Albertsons and Safeway locations around the Valley striving to meet the anticipated need… Read More


Phoenix, AZ (Oct. 20, 2017) – Subway® is taking National Sandwich Day global with World Sandwich Day. On Friday, Nov. 3, more than 40,000 Subway® restaurants in more than 60 countries will invite customers to join its “Live Feed” by enjoying a special offer that will help fight hunger around the world. In the U.S., when customers visit Subway® and buy a sandwich and a 30 oz. drink, they will get a free sandwich, plus Subway® will donate a meal*… Read More

The Joy You Bring

The Joy You Bring
A Letter from Our President & Chief Executive Officer – Tom Kertis You put nutritious food on the tables of hungry neighbors when you support St. Mary’s Food Bank this holiday season. What you may not be aware of is the joy you bring to the people you help, especially this time of year. With holiday celebrations and food seemingly everywhere, many families often feel left out of the festivities — like they’re on the outside looking in. That’s where… Read More

WE CARE WEDNESDAY – OCT. 11th, 18th and 25th

We Care Wednesdays
Each Donation of 5 Non-perishable Food Items to Operation Santa Claus Benefits St. Mary’s Food Bank Phoenix – For the fifth year, the Arizona State Fair partners with Operation Santa Claus and St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance as an appreciative recipient of their special “We Care Wednesdays” promotion to benefit the hungry of Arizona, while earning free admission to the State Fair. Guests who bring a donation of FIVE non-perishable food items (per person) to the State Fair on any… Read More

How You Can Help this Hunger Action Month

How You Can Help this Hunger Action Month
Hunger hurts people in every corner of the United States, including Arizona. All told, 48 million Americans are experiencing hunger. Worst of all, 15 million of them are children suffering due to circumstances beyond their control. Thankfully, this catastrophic problem has a solution. Through your support of St. Mary’s Food Bank, you’re helping lead the fight to end hunger. This month, you can unite with caring people all across the country to feed hungry Americans. Here are three simple, direct… Read More

Ready For The Next 50 Years

Ready For The Next 50 Years
This fall, St. Mary’s Food Bank celebrates 50 years of improving the quality of life for Arizonans in need. Thanks to support from steadfast friends like you, we’ve been able to feed thousands upon thousands of hungry children, seniors and families. That’s a remarkable achievement, and you should feel proud to have changed so many lives for the better. Here at St. Mary’s Food Bank, we’re inspired by your generosity and courage. Arizonans have always been leaders in the fight… Read More

Live Attempt For World-Record To Promote Oregano’s Charity Event

Oregano’s “Carbs for a Cause”d 1
PHOENIX — While Michelle Lesco, Major League Eating’s #2 ranked female eater, tries to make a pasta meal disappear in world-record time, Oregano’s Pizza Bistro and its guests will make 50,000 pasta meals appear for needy families in the Valley with the Carbs For A Cause charity event during the week of September 18th. Lesco, a Tucson resident who recently finished second in the 2017 Nathans’ Hot Dog Eating contest (eating 32-1/2 hot dogs in 10 minutes), will set her… Read More