The Houston Food Bank says it’s serving far many more meals this year, so far than even at its peak last year. It expects to serve 12,000 meals a day come July.
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Houston to give $1,200 in relief to neediest residents
The Houston City Council on Wednesday approved a relief fund that will provide thousands of residents who are struggling financially during the coronavirus pandemic with a one-time $1,200 payment that ...
Demand for food assistance up 300% across Utah
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The house had a music room, a large kitchen, extra beds and a 12-seat, hand-carved dining table. But this Thanksgiving, the house will be nearly empty. Mabe’s 81-year-old mother, Jewel ...
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Opinion: How to help the food bank help others during COVID-19
While we always need and greatly appreciate monetary gifts, our biggest need right now is the donation of time.
Houston food insecurity grows as COVID-19 cases rise
Food insecurity is becoming a bigger issue in the Houston area as COVID-19 cases surge. The news comes as Thanksgiving approaches and families nationwide struggle with unemployment and mounting food ...
'In need of food': CBS Sunday Morning spotlights San Antonio's hunger crisis
A national television program shone a spotlight Sunday on food insecurity in San Antonio. CBS Sunday Morning visited the San Antonio Food Bank, where cars continue to line up for distributions, and ...
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Thousands of Houstonians in line for Thanksgiving food help
Thousands of Houstonians in line for Thanksgiving food help Long lines of cars await their turn to receive free ... Sponsors include HEB, Cigna, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Reliant, Goya and ...
Feeding Houston's hungry: 1M pounds of food daily for needy
On some days, the hundreds of sites supplied by the country's largest food bank ... the Houston area, long subjected to the volatility of the oil industry, will probably continue without more ...