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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.

Aquí puede encontrar las noticias y artículos más actuales sobre el banco de alimentos. Oprima en los links para leer sobre un tema específico.

09Sep

​Marked increase in the need for food assistance
by staff

Record demand after the on-set of the COVID-19 pandemic In January the El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank saw an increase of 24% of pounds of food distributed. The pounds of emergency fo...

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08Sep

​El Pasoan’s Fighting Hunger Food Bank reaches out and provides nutritious food to those quarantined
by staff

Since mid-June, the program has been making about 15 deliveries a day to COVID-19 affected individuals. Within the past few weeks of July there has been a major influx of people calling and s...

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08Sep

Get Out The Vote - Community Voices Matter and Must Be Heard
by Staff

You hear it every election cycle…"Vote! Its your civic duty." But what does that mean and why does it matter? Voting is often referred to as a person’s civic duty because it has not always be...

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05Sep

Volunteers Needed
by staff

We are hosting a voter registration drive & need volunteers to help! Those interested in helping with this event can sign up at http://cerv.is/m?0371x938 (https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%...

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04Sep

New Food Distribution Sites
by staff

Bill Childress Primary Pantry Distribution concludes Sept. 4, 2020. You can visit any of these NEW LOCATIONS for food assistance: Village of Vinton Distribution, Fridays 8am-11am, 436 V...

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04Sep

Labor Day Closures
by staff

All food distribution sites will be closed Monday, Sept. 7 in observance of Labor Day.

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04Sep

​Better Together Event Distributes Back Packs and Nutritious Food
by staff

El Paso Health, a locally operated non-profit health maintenance organization, in partnership with El Pasoans Fighting Hunger, hosted a “Better Together” Back to School Drive-Thru event where...

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31Aug

Distribution Model Alleviates Long Wait Times and Protects Volunteers
by STAFF

EPFH has implemented a new distribution model at the 9541 Plaza Circle location. The new model allows individuals to go through intake and get a ticket to receive food. Cars enter the distri...

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31Aug

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger and Wells Fargo team up to help feed people struggling with hunger
by STAFF

It’s a hot Saturday afternoon at the Wells Fargo Bank at Bassett Place in Central El Paso. Cars are lined up in the parking lot waiting for a food distribution that will begin shortly. Under ...

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21Aug

Looking for a Job? Apply to be an Equal Heart AmeriCorps Member
by staff

https://elpasoansfightinghunger.org/details/news/job-opening-equal-heart-americorps-member- (https://elpasoansfightinghunger.org/details/news/job-opening-equal-heart-americorps-member-)

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15Aug

Feeding Hope Newsletter - Aug 2020
by EPFH

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Reaches $1M Goal Click to download the Newsletter in PDF Format.

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11Aug
03Aug

Extension of application deadline for Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer program
by staff

Governor Greg Abbott announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is extending the application deadline for the federal Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer program (h...

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30Jul

No Distribution at Coliseum -- NEW Distribution site at Well Fargo Bank Bassett Branch
by staff

***There WILL NOT BE a distribution this Saturday, August 1, 2020, at the El Paso County Coliseum. Normal distribution and hours of operation will resume on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.*** ***...

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30Jul

Emergency Food Boxes Distributed
by Marty Otero

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis in March, the food bank has faced a soaring demand and are serving more families and individuals struggling with hunger. So far, the EP Fighting Hun...

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