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This Saturday-fill a bag of food and leave it by the mailbox!
You can help Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday, May 9. The National Association of Letter Carriers’ Food Drive celebrates its 23rd year helping the hungry. This one- day food drive is easy to do; just leave non-perishable food items in a bag by your mail box and your letter carrier will pick it up! All donations will stay right here in the Rio Grande Valley. The Food Drive effort is the nation’s largest single-day drive. In 2014, 72.5 million pounds o...
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Bring your donations to the mixer for this year's Mega Purse event! 
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Food Bank RGV is a member of the Feeding America family!
Feeding America is working to provide food for children who lose access to free or reduced-price school meals over the summer.
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McALLEN — Palm tree fronds shook and tree leaves rustled as a jackhammer chipped away at a stone retaining wall inside the enclosed courtyard at the downtown Embassy Suites hotel.
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BRUNCH time on Sundays. Great idea!
1800 South 2nd Street, McAllen, TX 78503
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Food Bank RGV supporters at this year's Empty Bowls!
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Help Stamp Out Hunger on May 9
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You can help Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday, May 9. The National Association of Letter Carriers’ Food Drive celebrates its 23rd year helping t

Embassy Suites gets $10M facelift, transforms into DoubleTree hotel
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McALLEN — Palm tree fronds shook and tree leaves rustled as a jackhammer chipped away at a stone retaining wall inside the enclosed courtyar

Feeding America Steps In When Subsidized School Lunches Take a Holiday
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Feeding America is working to provide food for children who lose access to free or reduced-price school meals over the summer.

The Fight We Won
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The small hard lump just under the right side of my chin was diagnosed on three separate occasions, within a six-month period, as simply a s

Uncorking A New Way to Fight Hunger!
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Buy a bottle, feed a family. Founder of Gracious Gift Wine, Cindy Sebek teams up with The San Antonio Food Bank to pour out a new way of tac

'Eat more fruits and veggies': Mayor's Fitness Council partners with the...
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The food bank has partnered with the Mayor's Council, HEB and a nutrition committee to encourage people to eat more fruits and vegetables, d

Pharrmers Market held each Thursday
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Pharrmers Market will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays at the Food Bank of the RGV in Pharr. The Pharrmers Market is a weekly farmers m

The State of Hunger in America: Feeding America Issues Annual Report -- ...
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CHICAGO, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State of Hunger in America: Feeding America Issues Annual Report.

Local chef raises funds to pay for wife’s cancer treatments
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Marcel Fortuin met the love of his life, Sylvia, more than 25 years ago when she took a fortuitous trip from her home in the Rio Grande Vall

First Pharrmers Market draws high turnout
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PHARR – The space in front of the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley was colorful Thursday evening with lemons, radishes, quail eggs, guava

Texas Oncology Walk Run Ride Event
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Texas Oncology-McAllen & Life Beyond Cancer Foundation Join us Oct. 26th & 27 for a FREE Community Celebration and register to Ride, Run or

6th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Ride/Walk/Run 2013
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6th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Ride/Walk/Run 2013 at Texas Oncology-McAllen on Saturday Oct 26, 2013 at 8:00AM

The Art of Effective News Communication
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With advertising and marketing budgets getting tighter, we need to look for other ways to reach our audiences. If, like me, you come from th

Paychecks dry up for RGV Border Patrol agents – who still have to work
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McALLEN — Tuesday marks payday for Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector.

Pharrmers Market Grand Opening Oct. 24 at Food Bank RGV
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PHARR- Valley residents will now have a new place to buy nutritious, fresh produce and other healthy items at the Pharrmers Market, starting

Box 435. Check! Onto Box 436?
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I knew I had some ability to write as young as 7. I received A’s on my essays, entered competitions; I was even in a UIL event called Ready

COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert Nelsen: Let's be more compassionate of others
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I took the SNAP Challenge last week, which taught me how important it is for us to all be compassionate.

Food Bank RGV: About $50,000 raised at annual Empty Bowls event
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PHARR — Terri Drefke, who has been the CEO of the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley for 24 years, struggled to hold back tears as she expla

‘Empty Bowls 2013’ luncheon and fundraiser will benefit Food Bank of the...
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The Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley will hold one of its most popular and profitable fundraisers, “Empty Bowls 2013,” from 11 a.m. to 1:3

'Cupcakes for a Cause' event will offer discount cupcakes, give proceeds...
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Eating a treat has never been this sweet: Valley folks are invited to eat a “Cupcake for a Cause” at the eponymous event from 1 p.m. to 5 p.