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17 10, 2019

Generational Poverty Plagues San Antonio. How Are Different Groups Tackling The Issue? (TPR)

2019-10-17T15:59:40-05:00

About 20% of San Antonio households fall below the poverty line, according to recent census data. What can be done to break the cycle of generational poverty?

Generational Poverty Plagues San Antonio. How Are Different Groups Tackling The Issue? (TPR)2019-10-17T15:59:40-05:00
17 10, 2019

A helpful hand from students quickens food unloading for advocacy center (Ranger)

2019-10-17T08:31:21-05:00

The student advocacy center learned a critical lesson from one student who was ready to help. Last week, the weekly food bank delivery arrived at the student advocacy center to begin the one-hour process it takes to unload. Nine students helped turn this one-hour strain into a 10-minute assembly line.

A helpful hand from students quickens food unloading for advocacy center (Ranger)2019-10-17T08:31:21-05:00
16 10, 2019

Food Rescue with Starbucks Foodshare Program

2019-10-16T16:36:35-05:00

Food Rescue with Starbucks Foodshare Program Every night of the week our dedicated drivers go out to rescue food from Starbucks locations all across San Antonio. So far this year we have rescued over 120,000 pounds of food; all of which is taken to our Community Kitchen at Haven [...]

Food Rescue with Starbucks Foodshare Program2019-10-16T16:36:35-05:00
15 10, 2019

Tackling Hunger with UTSA and Whataburger

2019-10-15T13:23:54-05:00

UTSA - The University of Texas at San Antonio will hold its sixth annual food drive sponsored by Whataburger prior to the Rice football game scheduled for 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 19th at the Alamodome Fans are encouraged to bring cans and non-perishable food items to donation bins that will be located on the [...]

Tackling Hunger with UTSA and Whataburger2019-10-15T13:23:54-05:00
11 10, 2019

Alamo Colleges partnership with San Antonio Food Bank to bolster a student resource (Express News)

2019-10-11T12:59:40-05:00

Food pantries are a growing resource on college campuses to help students who can’t always afford healthy food. Each of the five Alamo Colleges campuses has one, serving the 47 percent of students who reported facing food insecurity in a survey conducted by the district last year.

Alamo Colleges partnership with San Antonio Food Bank to bolster a student resource (Express News)2019-10-11T12:59:40-05:00
11 10, 2019

St. Philip’s College, San Antonio Food Bank partner to offer campus pantry (KSAT 12 News)

2019-10-11T12:56:56-05:00

Marissa Arredondo stresses about more than mid-terms. "I felt a little embarrassed, admitting that I need help." Arredondo is a student St. Philip's College where she and other students now can get help with groceries by way of a well-stocked food pantry. It's the result of a partnership between the Alamo Colleges District and the [...]

St. Philip’s College, San Antonio Food Bank partner to offer campus pantry (KSAT 12 News)2019-10-11T12:56:56-05:00
11 10, 2019

St. Philip’s College Opens Resource Center For Low-Income Students (TPR)

2019-10-11T12:53:39-05:00

All five colleges in the Alamo Colleges District now have resource centers to meet the needs of low-income students. St. Philip’s College celebrated the opening of its Safe Space Student Advocacy Center Thursday.

St. Philip’s College Opens Resource Center For Low-Income Students (TPR)2019-10-11T12:53:39-05:00
3 10, 2019

Healthy Corner Stores Initiative in Southside ‘Food Deserts’ Leads to Spike in Produce Sales (Rivard Report)

2019-10-03T10:31:17-05:00

When you walk into the Gas N Go on the corner of South Presa and Southcross Boulevard, the first thing you see is a wall of shelves fully stocked with fresh fruits and vegetables. The store is participating in the Healthy Corner Store Initiative, a pilot program in City Council District 3 aimed at increasing healthy [...]

Healthy Corner Stores Initiative in Southside ‘Food Deserts’ Leads to Spike in Produce Sales (Rivard Report)2019-10-03T10:31:17-05:00
30 09, 2019

Navy Recruiting District volunteers at Food Bank

2019-09-30T12:56:42-05:00

Sailors assigned to Navy Recruiting District (NRD) San Antonio journeyed to the San Antonio Food Bank to provide community service through the Navy’s Community Relations (COMREL) Program. The team, joined by other volunteer organizations, sorted through 19,572 pounds of food which were reorganized into 15,657 meals for needy families.

Navy Recruiting District volunteers at Food Bank2019-09-30T12:56:42-05:00