Hunger Study in America Underway

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The Food Bank of West Central Texas is in the middle of the nationwide 2014 Hunger Study by organizing a large scale regional effort to interview hundreds of clients throughout different agencies in the area. Study results will be used to provide local and national statistics on how many people are hungry and the types of daily choices families need to make. … Read More

Volunteers Needed For Hunger Study

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Volunteers are being recruited to help conduct the nationwide 2014 Hunger Study – the most in-depth and comprehensive census of hunger in America that has been taken once every four years since 1993. As the Food Bank serving Taylor Co. and rural areas, the Food Bank of West Central Texas is organizing a large scale regional effort to interview hundreds … Read More

February is National Canned Food Month

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The Food Bank of West Central Texas needs your help! February is National Canned Food Month, and volunteers say this is also the time of year they see a slow-down in donations. There are many ways you can make an impact and help feed Abilene and West Texas. The following is a list of the food items most needed by … Read More

Food Safety Tip

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In the hot weather months, it is imperative to manage any flour, grain and cereals.  If you have any of these types of products in inventory and live in a hot weather state or have been experiencing an unusually hot summer, please store these products in a cool environment. Dry pet food, especially bird seed, should also be stored in … Read More

Pallet Blanket Reminder

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ALL Member Agencies receiving refrigerated/frozen products from the FBWCT are required to use pallet blankets to transport the goods.  Your agency will not be allowed to pick up any of your order without it. The FBWCT has pallet blankets that are designed to protect temperature-sensitive foods during transit to ensure food safety. For more information, please contact Drew Childress, Warehouse … Read More