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3 10, 2018

NUTRITION ED: Nutritional SNAP Challenge

2018-10-03T17:04:25+00:00

September just passed and was National Hunger Awareness Month and with that on my mind, I was inspired to participate in a week-long SNAP challenge. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides assistance to 45 million low income Americans, making it the largest hunger assistance program in the nation. SNAP provides low income families with money [...]

NUTRITION ED: Nutritional SNAP Challenge 2018-10-03T17:04:25+00:00
2 08, 2018

NUTRITION ED: Cooling Down With Nutritious, Homemade Popcicles

2018-08-02T20:21:52+00:00

Summers in southeast Texas are a given: H-O-T! How many of us have heard our local meteorologists say, "record hot temperatures," lately? With higher temps comes an even greater need for hydration. Did you know it’s not just water that can keep us hydrated? Foods, especially produce, can be equally as hydrating! Ensuring that your [...]

NUTRITION ED: Cooling Down With Nutritious, Homemade Popcicles 2018-08-02T20:21:52+00:00
31 05, 2018

NEWS: Houston Food Bank Wins Edible Houston’s Local Hero Award

2018-05-31T20:26:32+00:00

Edible Houston's 3rd annual Local Hero Awards is a contest highlighting and celebrating the people and businesses who work diligently to support, grow and use local food. Over 1,700 Houstonians submitted nominations this year and a whopping 4,000+ folks cast votes crowing YOU one of our 2018 Local Heroes. The winners of the 2018 Local [...]

NEWS: Houston Food Bank Wins Edible Houston’s Local Hero Award 2018-05-31T20:26:32+00:00
15 05, 2018

BLOG: May Is Older Americans Month

2018-05-15T18:00:21+00:00

Since 1963, May has been the month to appreciate and celebrate older adults and their contributions to our communities. The Houston Food Bank eng​ages in this movement by raising awareness and showing support for seniors facing hunger in our community like Stela. Stela was a professional floral designer for 18 years before developing rheumatoid arthritis. [...]

BLOG: May Is Older Americans Month 2018-05-15T18:00:21+00:00
18 04, 2018

BLOG: Empty Bowls Houston Helps Potter, Mak Taing, Combine His Artistic and Charitable Passions

2018-04-18T16:12:12+00:00

Empty Bowls Houston is the perfect melding of three of my passions in life:  working with clay, charitable works and teaching children. My involvement in the event started a number of years ago with donating bowls, but with little knowledge of where they were going or the actual impact this event had on the community. [...]

BLOG: Empty Bowls Houston Helps Potter, Mak Taing, Combine His Artistic and Charitable Passions 2018-04-18T16:12:12+00:00
9 04, 2018

BLOG: Apple Corps Leader David Shares His Volunteer Experience at Houston Food Bank

2018-04-18T15:30:35+00:00

Hi! My name is David and I volunteer at the Houston Food Bank as part of the Apple Corps Leaders. Why do I volunteer at the Houston Food Bank? I volunteer because helping people is something we should all do when we can. I started volunteering at the Houston Food Bank through Chevron where I [...]

BLOG: Apple Corps Leader David Shares His Volunteer Experience at Houston Food Bank 2018-04-18T15:30:35+00:00
5 04, 2018

NEWS: Jersey Mike’s Subs Helping Those Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma by Supporting Local Food Banks

2018-04-10T15:15:37+00:00

Although it has been several months since Hurricane Harvey impacted Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast, the effects are still being felt by many area residents.  Assistance is still needed and organizations like Houston Food Bank are working to feed the need, and they are receiving support from generous businesses like Jersey Mike’s Subs. More [...]

NEWS: Jersey Mike’s Subs Helping Those Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma by Supporting Local Food Banks 2018-04-10T15:15:37+00:00
2 04, 2018

NEWS: Houston Food Bank, Walmart and Feeding America Launch “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign to Combat Hunger in Houston.

2018-04-10T15:15:24+00:00

Throughout April, online acts of support, purchases of participating products and donations at Walmart registers can help Feeding America secure at least 200 million meals on behalf of local member food banks. Walmart, Feeding America and the Houston Food Bank today kicked off the fifth annual nationwide “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign online and in [...]

NEWS: Houston Food Bank, Walmart and Feeding America Launch “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign to Combat Hunger in Houston. 2018-04-10T15:15:24+00:00
28 03, 2018

NEWS: Sweet Paris Announces Partnership with Houston Food Bank

2018-04-10T15:14:57+00:00

Eat Here, Feed There Sweet Paris Crêperie & Café and the Houston Food Bank announced today a new partnership that will raise money to combat childhood hunger. The partnership will be the newest addition to the Sweet Paris program called “Eat Here, Feed There” that to date, has been able to provide more than 130,000 [...]

NEWS: Sweet Paris Announces Partnership with Houston Food Bank 2018-04-10T15:14:57+00:00