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Focused on Food By Hope Pascoe

Posted by Amy Gazin April - 17 - 2014 Comments Off
Focused on Food By Hope Pascoe

Learn how food bank Backpack Programs across the country help food insecure children become better students by reading the latest blog by Hope Pascoe with  The Child Hunger Corps. One of the most unproductive times in my day is 11:30am. Without fail I will spend the next 30 minutes of my life glancing at the clock every three minutes and finding my mind wander from peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to goldfish crackers  [ Read More ]

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Downtown Rotary Club and Moody NJROTC Give Back!

Posted by Amy Gazin April - 16 - 2014 Comments Off
Downtown Rotary Club and Moody NJROTC Give Back!

Members of the Downtown Rotary Club and students from Moody High School’s NJROTC program recently donated their time on a Saturday to lend a hand to the Food Bank of Corpus Christi. Both groups inspected, sorted, and packaged food which will be distributed to food pantries in an 11 county area. If you would like to find out how your group can volunteer at the food bank please contact Julie  [ Read More ]

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The Food Bank of Corpus Christi Hosts Annual Conference

Posted by Amy Gazin April - 15 - 2014 Comments Off
The Food Bank of Corpus Christi Hosts Annual Conference

The Food Bank of Corpus Christi (FBCC) recently hosted its annual Agency Partner Conference at St. John’s United Methodist Church on April 11, 2014. The annual conference is an opportunity for the FBCC to update its agency partners on a variety of topics including: protocols for agency partner food orders, the FBCC Diabetes Outreach Program and the Texas Food Bank Network. Special guest speakers included Ruby Payne, CEO of ‘Aha!,  [ Read More ]

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County Government Month pays off for the Food Bank of Corpus Christi

Posted by Amy Gazin April - 10 - 2014 Comments Off
County Government Month pays off for the Food Bank of Corpus Christi

Nueces County Employees and the general public recently donated items to the Food Bank of Corpus Christi including: hygiene products, snacks, glucose tablets and other emergency supplies. The donation was initiated by the National Association of Counties which raises public awareness about the vital roles counties play in our communities. This year’s theme is Ready and Resilient Counties: Prepare, Respond, Thrive. Funds for the donation were raised by County employees  [ Read More ]

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Kid’s Farmers Market at Food Bank of Santa Barbara County

Posted by Amy Gazin April - 10 - 2014 Comments Off
Kid’s Farmers Market at Food Bank of Santa Barbara County

Many of us know the basics of healthy eating, but are we making the best decisions when it comes to what we eat? Creating good eating habits takes a lot of practice and the earlier those habits begin, the better. This is the focus of our Kid’s Farmers Market Program – to introduce food literacy at a young age, setting the foundation for a lifetime of healthy eating habits. The  [ Read More ]

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