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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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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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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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Mobile Distributions for the week of August 17, 2020

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Feeding Hope Summer Newsletter 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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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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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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The 2020 Census - There's a lot at stake

● 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 peop...

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Celebrate National School Lunch Week October 14-18

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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Healthy Over Hungry: The Hospitals of Providence and Tenet Healthcare Cereal Drive

Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive The Hospitals of Providence are partnering up once again with Tenet Healthcare for the annual "Healthy Over Hungry" national cereal drive, June 7-14, 2019....

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27th Annual Stamp Out Hunger

Give to the letter carriers’ national food drive Saturday On Monday, postal carriers left blue plastic, non-recyclable bags in our mailboxes to announce the annual National Associati...

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Salvation Army brings kitchen to feed migrants

With thousands of Central American migrants arriving in El Paso, the Salvation Army has set up a field kitchen to feed them at a new migrant center opened by Ruben Garcia and Annunciation ...

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Companies and The Burkitt Foundation Come Together to Donate Trucks to El Pasoans Fighting Hunger

This generous gift strengthens the Food Bank’s fleet of dependable vehicles that can rescue surplus food from our generous food donors at grocery stores, farmers and dairies and deliver it to...

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Mothers Build Friendships While Giving Back

It’s a group of ten women who all gather together on a Wednesday morning. They’re eager to be put to work, ready to pack boxes, sort through food and laugh as they catch up about how their we...

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Tune into El Pasoans Fighting Hunger's First Ever Radiothon with Mattress FIrm & iHeart Media

Mattress Firm and iHeart Media will host the first ever radiothon for El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank on Friday, March 2. The all-day radio event will air on 96.3 KHEY Country, Sunny ...

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14th Annual Empty Bowls Event

14th Annual Empty Bowls Event is a grass roots effort to bring awareness to hunger in our community and to raise funds for El Pasoans Fighting Hunger to continue serving 91,000 food insecure ...

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Artspace Lofts Mobile Pantry Feeds Working Families

The mobile food pantry and health fair for the Roderick Artspace Lofts in Downtown El Paso helped feed over 70 families in the nearby area. "We came here today for food and resources," Elizab...

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Hunger Action Month: Food Bank Asks El Paso to Take Action

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger at Hotel Indigo (Kendra Scott Fashion Show)

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Feeding Hope! Summer 2017 Newsletter

A note from Victor In just a few short years, we have been able to increase our good distribution significantly. In 2016, we distributed 11 million pounds of food or 9,166,600 meals, and i...

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Plastic Molding Technology Contributes $50,000 to Food Bank

Plastic Molding Technology (PMT) Inc. presented El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank with a $50,000 cumulative gift, on behalf of CEO and Owner Charles Sholtis and Training & Development Coor...

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25th Annual Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger Collects Over 150,000 Pounds of Food

The 25th annual letter carriers’ food drive, Stamp Out Hunger, collected 153,249 pounds of food. The National Association of Letter Carriers’ (NALC), helped give back to communities by encour...

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Tin Man Unveils a Heart For Food: Growler Proceeds Benefit El Pasoans Fighting Hunger

Tin Man calls attention to our community with all proceeds from a one-of-a-kind growler benefiting El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank. The announcement was made at Tin Man Montecillo 4935 N...

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Food Rescue Month: Burkitt Foundation Grants $20,000 for 11 Pantries to Receive Refrigerators

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank (EPFH) received a $20,000 grant to purchase refrigerators for partner pantries to store and distribute produce. The grant was part of a larger grant of $1...

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El Pasoans Fighting Hunger is in Luck this St. Patrick's Day!

Thanks to the generosity of grocery shoppers at Albertsons and the Albertsons Companies Foundation, a $100,000 check and 6 tons of food was donated to the Food Bank. Community leaders suc...

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Walmart Foundation Truck Dedication

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger (EPFH) Food Bank will now reach more adults and children in need, thanks to a generous grant awarded through the Walmart Foundation. As a result of this grant, the ...

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