by Jen Stephenson and Mary Herbert 2020 has been filled with choppy notes of uncertainty and need for flexibility for the work of the San Angelo office of the Texas Hunger Initiative. However, the resilience of the San Angelo community presented a euphonious glimmer of hope through the Kids Eat Free (KEF) program. KEF […]
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by Dr. Elaine Hernandez The McAllen regional office has been actively engaged with our local communities addressing access to nutritious meals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Unemployment in south Texas soared as high as 24%. The slowing of local economies resulted in long lines at food banks and food pantries, as well as other emergency food […]
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by John Puder, Regional Manager for Child Hunger Outreach, Houston Regional Office __ The COVID-19 pandemic has become an unending nightmare for so many of us. From the inconvenience of wearing a mask to the terrifying fear that a deadly virus is at our doorstep, 2020 has been a year of hiding at home for […]
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