Tour de Gap celebrates 30 years

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The Tour de Gap proceeds benefit the Food Bank of West Central Texas. Entry fees are $30 per rider, while those ages 14 and younger ride for free in all categories with a paying adult, except for the 77-mile ride. The race begins and ends at the Old Settler’s Reunion Grounds in Buffalo Gap on Saturday, July 27th. For more … Read More

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