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Mobile Distributions for the week of April 19, 2021

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Get Shift Done for El Paso and El Pasoans Fighting Hunger mark one-year anniversary

It all started on April 4, 2020, a little more than a year ago when the El Paso Community Foundation joined with the Get Shift Done initiative of northern Dallas to create Get Shift Done for ...

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Mobile Distributions for the week of April 12,2021

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Volunteer of the Month: Jose Cabrera

Congratulations Jose Cabrera, March 2021 Volunteer of the Month! #VolunteerOfTheMonth #HungerWarrior #FeedingElPaso https://youtu.be/Q3yhU6euJJo (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/volunteer...

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We Stick Together

The pandemic has made things painful. It’s been a hard experience, but we stick together. Even though our community continues to experience hunger, we will be here to help our neighbors. Spon...

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Albertsons Foundation gives food bank donation

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger received a very generous donation from the Albertsons Foundation this morning. The gift will help provide 350,000 meals to our neighbors in need of food assistan...

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EPFH receives donation from BoothActive and DesertShot

A GREAT BIG shout out to Timo and D’jamila Schwegmann from DesertShot, Inc. for their beautiful donation of a new backdrop and selfie station design. Thank you BoothActive and DesertShot for ...

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Volunteer Appreciation Week

Join us for National Volunteer Appreciation Week! RSVP to volunteer @ www.EPFHFB.org/Volunteer (http://www.EPFHFB.org/Volunteer) #EPFiesta2021 #ThankYouElPaso #HungerWarrior

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Let us help you sign-up for SNAP

Our social workers can help you apply for SNAP. Call us at: 915-298-0353.

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Volunteer and Advocate: Be a Hunger Warrior

Take action, have fun, serve the community. Be an advocate for hunger relief. Volunteers need to be in good health and a minimum of 16 years old. EPFH has implemented a health and ...

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Sponsor a Child

1 in 5 kids in the Borderland may be at risk of facing hunger this year, but El Pasoans Fighting Hunger has a plan to help feed kids at school, or learning from home. You can help them by spo...

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Interfaith religious leaders offer blessing to food bank

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank along with interfaith leaders, supporters, staff and volunteers gathered for a blessing of the food bank and the new FOOD FARMacy opening in April. The Mo...

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Mobile Food Distribution Sites

Get all the information at: https://elpasoansfightinghunger.org/ (https://elpasoansfightinghunger.org/)

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Helping Our Neighbors

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger is here to help our neighbors through tough times. Help us to make sure even more families have food on the table. Sponsor food for a family for the whole year. htt...

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Mobile Distributions for the week of April 5, 2021

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Mobile Distributions for the week of March 29, 2021

Please note that some food distribution sites will be closed in observance of Good Friday and Easter weekend.

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Mobile Distributions for the week of March 22, 2021

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Mobile Distributions for the week of March 15, 2021

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Face mask please!

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Let's Talk About It

Right now, 1 in 6 people in this country, including 1 in 4 kids, face hunger. In other words, we’re in a full-blown hunger crisis. Speak up with @hunger: Call your Senators at 1-800-861-1943 ...

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Primary Distribution Sites

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Let's Talk About It

Far too many of our neighbors need help w/food. It’s as simple as that. Take action with @hunger: Call your Senators at 1-800-861-1943 & urge them to pass #COVIDRelief (https://www.facebook.c...

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Volunteers must wear face masks!

"We are so excited to have you volunteer with El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank! Please remember, you will still need to wear your face masks! Sign up to volunteer at www.ElPasoansFighting...

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Be and El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Advocate!

WE NEED YOU! Too many people go to bed hungry in our community, and far more struggle with economic insecurity. In Texas, 1 in 7 adults and 1 in 5 children experience food insecurity. B...

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Take the Fast Lane - Save time in line by updating your household information

If you are a registered client of the food bank and have a bar code you can take the Fast Lane and shorten wait times in line. Call us Saturday February 27th between 8:30 to 2:00 pm to upd...

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Primary Distribution Sites

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Food Bank in desperate need of shopping carts

We need shopping carts, if you have any you can donate please contact us.

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​VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

We have several opportunities available. Volunteers need to be in good health and a minimum of 16 years old. EPFH has implemented a health and hygiene protocol to keep you safe. Sign up he...

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​Help us keep our environment safe!

Masks for adults and children are mandatory for picking up food at El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank. For the safety of all, adults & children not wearing masks properly will not be allowe...

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Hunger Warriors Rule!

Our Home Delivery program volunteers are on a role. A big shout out to Amy Marcus, Polly Vaughn and Terrym Breaux for their time and their help and Susanna Rodriguez for coordination. #Fe...

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Thank You all for your gifts.

Please join in giving to El Pasoans Fighting Hunger today. Thank you to all of our great supporters who help us make sure that no one goes hungry! Provide a gift today: bit.ly/donateepfhf...

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Link2Feed - Register here to save time in line/Regístrese aquí para ahorrar tiempo en línea

Check back on this page for future additional locations/ Revise esta página para futuros sitios. People visiting three food distribution sites in El Paso will now have the opportunity to r...

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Your Gift Feeds Families

Happy Holidays! Thank You For Your Support. Warm wishes and Happy New Year from El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank

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Best Wishes and Full Bellies

Best Wishes & Full Bellies For All! Happy Holidays from The El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank

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Holiday Closures

Holiday Closures All food distribution sites will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24 and 31. Also closed on Friday, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1st.

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​Can you lend a hand?

All hands on deck! The need for food assistance has almost tripled in 2020. We need volunteers to help us meet this demand. Sign up --> bit.ly/2t055Ap to volunteer today and help provide f...

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Thank You

Thank you for making a difference for children, families and seniors in our community. Thank you for being a Hunger Warrior and supporting El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank as we provide e...

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ICYMI: El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Spotlighted on GMA 3

Missed our interview on Good Morning America? Click here to watch --> bit.ly/2020GMA3 #FeedingElPaso (https://www.facebook.com/GoodMorningAmerica/?__cft__[0]=AZV8m_q5FdCnKxJ9Jbsu_rKJ...

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1,092,798 emergency food boxes distributed

Our numbers: 1,092,798 emergency food boxes will make a big difference for families in El Paso! BIG THANK YOU to our donors, volunteers, supporters and staff for making this possible. #...

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CEO Nominated for El Pasoan of the Year

Our CEO, Susan Goodell has been nominated for El Pasoan of the Year. “We’re providing over 15 million pounds of food a month – enough to provide food for 138,000 El Pasoans to have three m...

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​Help us keep our environment safe!

Masks for adults and children are mandatory for picking up food at El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank. For the safety of all, adults & children not wearing masks properly will not be allowe...

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What to expect when volunteering.

In the COVID-19 crisis, El Pasoans Fighting Hunger is continuing to provide (and even increase) essential services to the Borderland. As we continue these activities, we are being careful to ...

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Veterans Day - Food Delivery for Veterans and their pets

Special Announcement: Veterans Day - Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Food Delivery for Veterans and their pets Sign-up to volunteer and serve our Veterans like they served to protect us. ...

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El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank

Texas Methodist Foundation shared the most recent video they produced of the work El Pasoans Fighting Hunger is doing in the Borderland. It truly honors the mission of the food bank.

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Thank You for your support El Paso!

Thank you for helping us reach our goal during El Paso Giving Day! We raised a total amount of $69,065.89, to include a $10,000 match from Walmart. We know times are hard and many have los...

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Free Flu Shots

We are offering FREE Flu Shots at El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank, 9541 Plaza Circle, Oct. 8, 9 and 10, from 7AM-2PM. Stay safe & healthy.

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El Paso Giving Day - Support El Pasoans Fighting Hunger

The fifth annual El Paso Giving Day happens on Thursday, October 15, 2020. But you don't have to wait to donate! Visit https:https://elpasogivingday.org/organizations/el-pasoa... (https://elp...

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El Paso Giving Day

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State Cuts Food Bank Funding as Need Soars

The Texas Governor’s directive to cut state agency budgets, in particular the deep cut to the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Surplus Agricultural Product Grant Program will result in harmf...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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