September is Hunger Action Month!

Posted by mcstewart September - 1 - 2016 Comments Off on September is Hunger Action Month!
September is Hunger Action Month!

September is Hunger Action Month a nationwide campaign by Feeding America that brings in their networks of Food Banks throughout the country to mobilize and educate their local communities about the realities of food insecurities in the United States.  This years campaign brings to light the issue of the “Empty Plate” and “What You Can’t do on an Empty Stomach?”, such as a child who can’t function properly in school on an empty stomach. The purpose of the  [ Read More ]

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Riding for Andy Heines

Posted by mcstewart August - 8 - 2016 Comments Off on Riding for Andy Heines
Riding for Andy Heines

Yulie Johnson and Don Gwartney stopped by our office on Friday, August 5, 2016 to make a $700.00 donation in Memory of our beloved Board Member Andy Heines. Local cycle clubs held a ride in honor of Andy on July 28th and raised money to be donated to the Food Bank of Corpus Christi. We would like to thank the organizers of the ride as well as the individual cyclist  [ Read More ]

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Help Raise 15k for Kid’s Backpack Program

Posted by mcstewart July - 8 - 2016 Comments Off on Help Raise 15k for Kid’s Backpack Program
Help Raise 15k for Kid’s Backpack Program

Each school year the Food Bank of Corpus Christi distributes weekend backpacks supplied with ready to eat food to children who may otherwise not have enough food at home. During the 2015-2016 school year 15,333 individual backpacks were distributed to children in the backpack program. We are reaching out to the community to help continue the backpack program for the 2016-2017 school year in raising $15,000 to be matched by  [ Read More ]

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7th Annual HEB Miles 4 Meals Glow 5k

Posted by mcstewart July - 7 - 2016 Comments Off on 7th Annual HEB Miles 4 Meals Glow 5k
7th Annual HEB Miles 4 Meals Glow 5k

The Food Bank of Corpus Christi is gearing up for our 7th Annual HEB Miles 4 Meals Glow 5k Run/5k Walk/1k Kids Fun Run to be held Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the North Shore Country Club in Portland. We are currently looking for Corporate Sponsors to make this annual event an even bigger success! All proceeds will go to the Food Bank of Corpus Christi to benefit the 130  [ Read More ]

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$50,000 Challenge Met & Matched!

Posted by mcstewart June - 16 - 2016 Comments Off on $50,000 Challenge Met & Matched!
$50,000 Challenge Met & Matched!

We would like to send out a BIG THANK YOU to Mr. Gene Bouligny for his spirit of giving back to the community and generosity. Mr. Bouligny challenged the Food Bank of CC in April to raise $50,000 and he would match the donation. We not only met the challenge but we exceeded the amount by raising $55,033! Today Mr. Bouligny followed through with his promise and donated $50,000 to  [ Read More ]

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