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Mobile Distributions for the week of September 28, 2020

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Hunger Action Day

Today is Hunger Action Day. Please help us mobilize your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers to take action and help us end hunger one serving at a time. Use this copy and create a ...

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Showing support for Hunger Action Month

State Representative, District 77, Lina Ortega shows her support for the El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank during Hunger Action Month. On behalf of the staff and volunteers at the food...

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Hunger Action Day - Take Action

City Representative Cassandra Brown shares her support for the El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank during Hunger Action Month. On behalf of the staff and volunteers at the food ban...

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Pet Food Pantry

Do you need food for your pet? El Paso Animal Services Pet Food Pantry offers food assistance for your furry loved one! Contact their pet resources team for more information at 915-212-8735....

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Mobile Distributions for the week of September 8, 2020

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​Marked increase in the need for food assistance

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

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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Volunteers Needed

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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New Food Distribution Sites

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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Labor Day Closures

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

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Primary Distribution sites: UPDATE

Distribution at Katie's Pantry and Bill Childress Elementary will conclude September 4. New sites to be determined. All PRIMARY PANTRY distribution sites are available to offer you the foo...

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​Better Together Event Distributes Back Packs and Nutritious Food

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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Mobile Distributions for the week of August 31, 2020

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Distribution Model Alleviates Long Wait Times and Protects Volunteers

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

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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Mobile Distributions for the week of August 17, 2020

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

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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Job Opening: Equal Heart AmeriCorps Member

BE THE GREATER GOOD. JOIN AMERICORPS. Deadline apply has been extended until September 14th. Start days will be September 14th and 28th. Equal Heart AmeriCorps Members AmeriCorp...

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Mobile Distributions for the week of August 17, 2020

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Extension of application deadline for Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer program

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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Face masks are required

Everyone receiving food at ANY food distribution sites and mobile pantries MUST wear a face mask. Recipients will load their own food. Bring someone to help you. Personas recibiendo al...

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

***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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Emergency Food Boxes Distributed

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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New Food Distribution Site

We are proud to partner with Wells Fargo to open a new food distribution site at 6175 Gateway Blvd. West---SATURDAY'S ONLY--- beginning this Saturday, August 1, 2020, from 1PM-5PM. ...

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No Food Distribution at the El Paso County Coliseum on Saturday August 1, 2020

There will be NO food distribution this Saturday, August 1 at the Coliseum site. Please visit the NEW food distribution site at Wells Fargo, 6175 Gateway Blvd. West---SATURDAY'S ONLY-...

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Mobile Distributions for the Week of July 27, 2020

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Mobile Distributions for the Week of July 13, 2020

Distribution Partner Address Monday 8a - 12p Holy Spirit Catholic Church 14600 Horizon Blvd, Horizon, TX 10a-2p Canutillo ISD Bill Childress Elementary 770...

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P-EBT food benefit program extended through July

This Op Ed appeared in the El Paso Times on July 10, 2020 OPINION P-EBT food benefit program extended through July: Susan Goodell Susan Goodell, Guest columnist July 10, 2020 E...

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Holy Spirit Church now a primary distribution site

Holy Spirit Church now a primary distribution site will be distributing Monday - Friday from 8 am - 12 pm.

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Partner Spotlight

El Paso Armed Services YMCA: New Distribution Site Serves Fort Bliss and Surrounding Community EPFH has added a NEW mobile pantry drive-thru distribution site serving Fort Bliss in...

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Mask and Vinyl Gloves Mandatory to Receive Food Assistance - Necesita mascara y guantes de vinilo

EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2020 - In order to comply with the statewide issued mask mandate made by Governor Abbott, anyone receiving food assistance at any of the mega distribution sites or ...

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Home Delivery Program - Entrega a domicilio

EPFH is offering a Home Delivery Program for shut-in seniors in need of food assistance. If you are 60+ you can sign-up for delivery of emergency food boxes. El banco de alimentos está of...

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Pandemic EBT Assistance

Application deadline has been extended to July 31, 2020. Sign-up now! Times is limited. Regístrese ya, el tiempo es limitado.

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Volunteer Salute: Karen Hamilton

Hamilton is a long-term volunteer at EPFH Food Bank, and she’s also a key volunteer at Valley Community Food Pantry, though it is currently closed due to COVID-19. Hamilton sta...

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Race El Paso Re-run Benefiting El Pasoans Fighting Hunger - Event Extended

Thank you, Hunger Warriors! We are 95% to our goal for the Race El Paso Re-run benefiting El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Virtual Event! And, now that the event has been extended through Saturda...

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Take Note: 4th of July Closures

Katie's Pantry 4801 Sun Valley will be CLOSED on Friday, July 3rd in observance of the 4th of July. In addition, all Saturday distribution sites will be closed on the 4th of July. EPFH...

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Race El Paso Re-run benefiting EPFH

BIG NEWS!! The Race El Paso Re-run benefiting El Pasoans Fighting Hunger has been extended through Saturday, July 4! Register at http://raceelpaso.com/rerun (https://www.facebook.com/events/...

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4th of July Distribution Schedule

Please note! All Saturday distribution sites will be closed on the 4th of July. EPFH, Kelly, Colliseum, and Abundant Living Center - East. Additionally, location at Montana Vista will be c...

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Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed! Please register at http://bit.ly/2BgYSEu.

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Primary Distribution Sites

Primary Drive-Thru Distribution Sites

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El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Reaches $1MM Goal for the Paul L. Foster Family Foundation, Woody and Gay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2020 Contacts: Alix Duchouquette (915) 227-4945 aduchouquette@mithoffburton.com Chris Lechuga (915) 274-2407 clechuga@rabengroup.com Dona...

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El Pasoans Fighting Hunger adds new food distribution site serving Fort Bliss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE El Paso, TX— EPFH has added a NEW mobile pantry drive-thru distribution site serving Fort Bliss in partnership with El Paso Armed Services YMCA. The site began distri...

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COVID-19 Virus (Coronavirus) Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EL PASOANS FIGHTING HUNGER FOOD BANK CONTINUES OPERATION TO ENSURE VULNERABLE CITIZENS GET THE FOOD AND ASSISTANCE THEY NEED El Paso, TX — El Pasoans Fighting Hung...

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