Tag: Hunger

Tag: Hunger

COVID-19 Update from MCHC
April 3, 2020 Events, MCHC News Admin

Members and friends, Thank you for you ongoing support of the McLennan County Hunger Coalition. We have uncertain times in the weeks in front of us. During this time, we will be posting all updates regarding local food pantries closings and procedure changes. To download the latest McLennan County Hunger Coalition Food Distribution List, please

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Ride For Relief
February 28, 2017 Events Admin2

“Ride for Relief is back! Our goal is to raise $20,000 for our internship program. Help us raise funds by signing up for our team, becoming a fundraiser, and sharing your efforts with friends and family. Then, come out to the Farm on April 8th to enjoy a fun group ride! Stay for Farm Day

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City, Waco schools to offer free dinners to local children
August 15, 2013 Archives Hunger Coalition

Posted: Thursday, August 15, 2013 12:01 am ,   Updated: 2:27 am, Thu Aug 15, 2013 at WacoTrib.com By REGINA DENNIS   rdennis@wacotrib.com                                                             Waco Tribune-Herald                                      Waco school and community sites soon will offer free dinners to local children during the school year in a joint effort to reduce childhood hunger. The city of Waco received a $45,000 grant

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Heart of Texas CROP Hunger Walk
September 14, 2012 Archives Brett

  The Heart of Texas CROP Hunger Walk has set a goal of 200 Walkers and hopes to raise $5,000.00 to help stop hunger and poverty in the Waco community and around the world. A portion of the funds from the walk will go to Caritas of Waco. Last year, some 80 walkers braved the drought-breaking rain to raise

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Bohemia Food Drive Brings In 140lbs of Food For Shepherd’s Heart
August 1, 2012 Archives Brett

                                          On Saturday July 21st The McLennan County Hunger Coalition partnered with Bohemia Magazine to raise 140 pounds of food for the Shepherd’s Heart Food Pantry. The Event featured a variety of Waco artists and

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Food Network Special: Hunger Hits Home.
April 11, 2012 Archives Brett

http://youtu.be/jSXH1K-yBHI This Saturday, April 14th the Food Network will be airing a special about hunger in America.  This one-hour special that takes a first-hand look at the crisis of childhood hunger in America through the eyes of the parents, children, activists, educators and politicians on the front-lines of the battle. Check it out the full

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Portraits of Hunger: Stories of Americans on food stamps
March 26, 2012 Archives Brett

A recent PBS special on food stamps that challenges some of the common misconceptions and stereotypes people have about food stamp recipients.  Some  facts  from the video: -Currently 46 million Americans qualify and use food stamps. -The typical food stamp recipient is not unemployed. -Food stamp recipients are typically working and or over 65 years

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STARS High School Receives $1000 Donation From The MCHC
March 7, 2012 Archives Brett

On Wednesday, February 29th representatives from the McLennan County Hunger Coalition met with STARS’s High school principal and students to donate $500 of a $1000 gift to be used for the purchase of healthy snacks and meals for students to eat while in school.   STARS (Students That Are Reaching Success)   is an alternative education school

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