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Food and fund donations will change lives

Food and fund donations will change lives

Our world buzzes with anticipation of the coming holidays. Jingles ring in our ears. From every angle, we are told how to partake in the happiest holiday season, the brightest holiday table, and the most memorable time of year.

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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…
Kimberley Pope: Children need meals when school’s out, too

Kimberley Pope: Children need meals when school’s out, too

School is out, the heat is swelling, and every afternoon public pools are bursting with smiling faces and the sound of laughter of children on summer vacation.

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Pilot program to help feed kids this summer

A Tucson law firm and a local non-profit are teaming up on a new pilot project, “No Hungry Kids Tucson,” to help alleviate hunger for children over the summer months.

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Church to aid nonprofit, ship food to 250,000 starving children

Church to aid nonprofit, ship food to 250,000 starving children

Inspired by a January effort in which it assembled 108,000 nonperishable boxed meals for the hungry, Oro Valley Church of the Nazarene is thinking bigger.

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Programs to end childhood hunger work — if the money's there

Kids have to eat before they can learn. It’s just common sense; cognition is a function of nutrition. The good news is we have the food programs to end childhood hunger, allowing them to more easily learn to read, write and do arithmetic that are keys to breaking out of poverty.

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For 100K meals, a lot of packing

For 100K meals, a lot of packing

A group of 400 church volunteers is banding together to pack 100,000 meals to feed people around the world.

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For 100K meals, a lot of packing

For 100K meals, a lot of packing

A group in Tempe assembled food packs in April 2012, much like volunteers will do at Church of the Nazarene on Friday and Saturday. The nutrition-outreach effort is backed by the nonprofit Feed My Starving Children.

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Food bank needs your help

Food bank needs your help

Volunteers Jacqueline Reyes, left, and Mary Black sort donated food items at the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. Public-relations manager Jack Parris says the food bank has only a three-week inventory of canned vegetables on hand.

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Food bank needs your help

Food bank needs your help

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona needs more canned-vegetable donations.

November 29, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Community Food Bank

Community Food Bank

Volunteers Jacqueline Reyes, left, and Mary Black sort donated food items at the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona in 2012.

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81% more seek food than they did in '05

The number of people seeking emergency food sources in Southern Arizona has soared in the past five years.

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