Our mission is to combat the hunger crisis in our region by strategically procuring and distributing nutritious food through community partners…because no one should go hungry.

Please find the latest news and articles about us below. Click on tags listed on the left sidebar to read about a specific topic.

17Feb

3 Devastating Effects of Hunger on the Body Featured
by Staff

A bulging stomach. A boney frame. That’s what many people imagine when they think about the impact of hunger on the body. And it’s true, extreme hunger and malnourishment can have that effect...

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10Feb

What is the difference between a food bank and food pantry? Featured
by Staff

What is the difference between a food bank and food pantry? We are so glad you asked! The Feeding America network includes 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs that provides ...

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05Feb

What to donate to a food bank and what to avoid Featured
by Staff

So, you’re ready to donate food to your local food bank. That’s great! Whether you’re starting a food drive (https://www.feedingamerica.org/ways-to-give/food-drives) or just planning to grab ...

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03Feb

2020 Census - Why an undercount is detrimental to our community Featured
by Staff

Every ten years, the federal government conducts a nationwide census count of everyone residing in the United States. The 2020 Census is important for everyone, but especially for...

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02Feb

Pantry Partner Spotlight: Kelly Center For Hunger Relief Featured
by Staff

Kelly Center for Hunger Relief was founded in 1999 as a food pantry by members of the Trinity-First United Methodist Church. They felt that hunger in El Paso was unacceptable and decided to a...

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28Jan

Dignity is Key Featured
by Staff

As we set our sight toward year 2020, one of our goals is to encourage our community partner agencies to take a step back and observe their processes and procedures. We ask that they think ab...

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10Jan

Five Myths About Hunger Featured
by Staff

Help debunk these common hunger myths. Hunger can be hard to spot in America. You can’t always see it—but that doesn’t mean it isn’t there. Our country is affluent by global standards, yet...

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29Dec

7 Ways to Start 2020 Off Right Featured
by Staff

The new year is an opportunity to refresh and reset ourselves, ditch bad habits, and set new goals. But, setting lofty New Year’s Resolutions can leave us feeling disappointed and overwhelmed...

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05Nov

Support El Pasoans Fighting Hunger on El Paso Giving Day! Featured
by Staff

El Paso Giving Day El Paso Giving Day is a 24-hour online giving drive that raises as much money as possible in one day for non-profit organizations that help those in our community. El Pa...

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04Nov

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank Expansion Project Featured
by Staff

On Saturday, October 26, 2019, El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank (EPFHFB) along with community partners, Rebuilding Together El Paso and The Home Depot, teamed up to begin a much anticipat...

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16Oct

Celebrate National School Lunch Week October 14-18 Featured
by Staff

School meals help children have the nutrition they need for growth, health and learning. Did you know that the National School Lunch Program has been helping to feed America’s children for mo...

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15Oct

Twilight Hour Volunteer Opportunities Featured
by Staff

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank has created Twilight Hour—a new volunteer program available on the first and third Thursday of every month from 6 PM – 9 PM. This opportunity is ideal for...

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14Oct

Winter Wonderland Gala is Saturday, November 9, 2019 Featured
by Staff

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank’s Winter Wonderland Gala is set for Saturday, November 9, at the El Paso Marriot Hotel (1600 Airway Blvd.). The gala will celebrate the success of El Paso...

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24Sep

Big Lots to Celebrate New El Paso, TX, Store Grand Opening with a Donation to EP Fighting Hunger Featured
by Staff

Columbus, OH—(September 24, 2019)—Big Lots announced today it is celebrating the grand opening of its El Paso store in its new location on Saturday, October 12, 2019. This store will reflect ...

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11Jun

Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive Campaign
by Staff

EL PASO, TX –The Hospitals of Providence and Providence Children's Hospital, along with General Mills and other partners have teamed up for the 5th annual Healthy over Hungry Cereal ...

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