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Food Bank

Empower Tucsonans to create a hunger-free future

Empower Tucsonans to create a hunger-free future

Food Bank programs offer long-term solutions for healthy eating in community.

September 08, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…
Marana man to run 12 hours for charity

Marana man to run 12 hours for charity

There’s no doubting Dan Heston’s dedication to his cause of filling Marana Community Food Bank shelves.

January 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Know before you give this holiday season

In this season of charitable giving, it’s important to ask a few questions to make sure your donated dollar really goes to the cause you’re supporting, experts say.

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Giving Tuesday a welcome counter to Black Friday

This year, slugging it out alongside Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, is a young upstart in search of your holiday dollar. Unlike its competition though, it’s not looking for you to buy. It wants you to give.

December 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Food-stamp cuts start today

WASHINGTON — More than 1.1 million Arizonans who depend on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — better known as food stamps — will see their benefits reduced today in a long-planned national cut.

November 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Food bank kicks off 'bag-a-thon' food drive

Food bank kicks off 'bag-a-thon' food drive

Local Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Campfire Girls, as well as the town of Oro Valley and the Sun City Vistoso Cyclists, have already begun collecting food for what has become the largest annual food drive for the Interfaith Community Services Food Bank, 2820 W. Ina Road.

October 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Littletown food bank damaged by fire

Littletown food bank damaged by fire

An early morning fire damaged the exterior of the Greater Littletown Food Bank. 

September 08, 2013 11:21 am

Fitz: Recognize the realities of poverty in a snap: Eat on $4 a day

My colleagues like to suggest column ideas.

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Littletown's dilapidated food bank has long history of neglected repairs

Littletown's dilapidated food bank has long history of neglected repairs

At the Greater Littletown Food Bank, a small separate storage facility is a mess, and walls appear to be crumbling. Pima County owns the land occupied by the food bank, and it provides free water.

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Littletown's dilapidated food bank has long history of neglected repairs

Littletown's dilapidated food bank has long history of neglected repairs

Food bank President Chris Kingston is in the kitchen, where floor tiles are peeling or missing and you can feel the floor sinking when you walk in some areas. The small sink has no drain, so a vacuum is used to clean it out.

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Littletown's dilapidated food bank has long history of neglected repairs

Littletown's dilapidated food bank has long history of neglected repairs

Everything's falling apart at the Greater Littletown Food Bank.

April 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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"Empty Bowls" fundraiser in Tucson to fill food bank's need

"Empty Bowls" fundraiser in Tucson to fill food bank's need

For $15 you can pick out a handmade ceramic bowl and get all kinds of tasty edibles. Your money will go to the Interfaith Community Services Food Bank.

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"Empty Bowls" fundraiser in Tucson to fill food bank's need

"Empty Bowls" fundraiser in Tucson to fill food bank's need

It's not often that for just $15 you can sample a nearly unlimited amount of soup and accompaniments from several notable Tucson restaurants, plus take home a handmade ceramic bowl.

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Food drive surpasses expectations — by a lot

Food drive surpasses expectations — by a lot

A local food drive hauled in more than 85,000 pounds of food for Southern Arizona food banks, surpassing a goal of 50,000.

November 14, 2012 11:32 am Related Loading…

Food Bank issues call to artists

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona has issued a call for local artists to create masks for Mardi Gras 2013.

August 02, 2012 9:00 amLoading…

Fitness and moving companies join for Food Bank drive

Move For Hunger has partnered with Platinum Fitness gyms and Daniel’s Moving and Storage to collect donations for the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.

July 30, 2012 9:02 amLoading…

Cat show in Tucson this weekend

The International Cat Association's 2012 Southwest Regional Cat Show continues today and tomorrow, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel, 445 S. Alvernon Way.

July 28, 2012 9:00 amLoading…

Tucson singers engage in 'Utter Nonsense' tonight

Mixed Summer Chorus hosts benefit show for Interfaith Community Services food bank.

July 27, 2012 10:00 amLoading…

Regional cat show starts Friday in Tucson

The International Cat Association’s Southwest Regional Cat Show starts Friday.

July 25, 2012 9:00 amLoading…

Cereal box gets you into pools for free today

You can get into Pima County pools for free today when you bring a food item to donate to the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.

July 04, 2012 8:15 amLoading…

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