Grant will pay for 300 GED tests and up to 500 scholarships.
Citrus donors can make donations at two Wells Fargo branches.
Howard G. Buffett Foundation donated $1.2 million for the center.
Citrus fruit supplements emergency food boxes.
Will use $100,000 federal grant for program.
Donation needs increase during holiday seasons.
Food Bank programs offer long-term solutions for healthy eating in community.
Tucson Electric will match donations during one-day event this Saturday.
The 14th Annual César E. Chávez March & Rally will begin Saturday morning from Pueblo Magnet High School.
The Desert Harvester series, which offers free workshops, cooking demonstrations and informational activities on native foods and plants, kicks off March 6 and runs through Dec. 5 at the Santa Cruz River Farmers' Market.
Local artists and volunteers with the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona are determined not to just mask hunger but to eliminate it. They will let the good times roll while striving for that goal at Mardi Gras on Feb. 8 at Casino del Sol, 5655 W. Valencia Road.
Throwdown today benefits Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.
Bill Carnegie has headed the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona since 2006. He plans to retire at year's end. The organization says it will conduct a national search to find his replacement.
Food bank chief Carnegie to retire
Business - not money or the government - will solve many of our social ills.
The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona made it to a new national list of 10 "top-notch" charities for its overall performance on finances, accountability and transparency.
The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona received a record donation in food from the Stamp Out Hunger drive by mail carriers.
Cuando Diana Terán-Moreno y su esposo Francisco Moreno se enteraron de que su hijo era altamente alérgico a la comida procesada, lo pusieron a él y al resto de la familia bajo una estricta dieta basada en alimentos integrales y libre de conservantes.
Richard de Maledón displays "Owl," a mask created with collaborator Terry Moss for the food bank's Mardi Gras.
It's a new year, and for those of you looking to try on a new you, here's your chance. Just grab a mask and head to the Community Food Bank's Mardi Gras 2013.