Category: Archives

Category: Archives

Food Drive this Wednesday at Katie’s Custard in Waco. One Can of Food for One Ice Cream
June 19, 2012 Archives Brett

Update 6/27: Thank you to everyone who showed up to the food drive. We raised over 400 pounds of food for Caritas. We are looking forward to working with Katie’s Custard sometime August for another fundraiser or food drive. This Wednesday the McLennan County Hunger Coalition will have a food drive at Katie’s Custard in

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Summer Meals
June 1, 2012 Archives Brett

  The temperature is not the only thing that rises during the summer months. Every summer the demand for food rises in many McLennan County households.  With Waco schools out for the Summer many children who rely on reduced or free school meals for lunch and breakfast will now have to get their meals elsewhere. Often

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Urban Gardening Coalition Opening New Training Farm
June 1, 2012 Archives Brett

The Urban Gardening Coalition is having the groundbreaking ceremony for their new Urban Training Farm on July 9th at 10:00am at 312 Chestnut Street Waco, TX 76704.  They invite everyone to come out and show their support for the program. The UGC has received support or pledges of support from the Cooper Foundation, the McLennan

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“Thank You McLennan County Hunger Coalition”
April 12, 2012 Archives Brett

We’ve received three wonderful thank you letters from our friends at ACTS, STARS and WIC . Over the past few months the MCHC has used funds from the Valero grant to help support these organizations.  All three of these organizations do great work and are working to better the community by serving children in some

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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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World Hunger Relief, Inc.’s Sprig Farm Day
April 4, 2012 Archives Brett

World Hunger Relief, Inc. will host its Spring Farm Day Festival from 9am-4pm on Saturday, April 14. There will be farm-fresh food, tours of the farm, hayrides, children’s art activities, and demonstrations and items for sale from local artisans. Plants, grass-fed meat, and seeds will be for sale. Live music will be played throughout the

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