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High Plains Food Bank’s Kids Cafe Start Their Summer Meals Program with a Kick-Off Party

Just because school is out doesn't mean that hunger is out.  When school is out that means we have kids in our  area who go without meals.  At least when they are in school they can eat breakfast and lunch, but when school isn't in session these kids are going hungry.  No child should ever go hungry.  Thankfully there is the Kids Cafe. 

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Help Your Local Mail Carriers and the High Plains Food Bank Stamp Out Hunger this Saturday

Hunger is an ongoing issue in our country.  It's an ongoing issue in our community.  That's why it is important to make sure that when it comes to feeding the hungry we have an ample supply of food.  The High Plains Food Bank is here to help that happen and donations are always needed.  Twenty-two years ago the National Association of Letter Carriers started an event called Stamp Out Hunger to help out the hungry.  This Saturday they will continue that tradition and will collect food for the High Plains Food Bank.

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Boy Scouts Will Be Scouting for Food This Saturday

This Saturday, March 28th is the annual Scouting for Food.  Boy Scout Troops throughout Amarillo will be picking up non-perishable food items from your doorstep or mailbox this Saturday.

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Apps You Can Use That Will Help the High Plains Food Bank

How many apps do you have on your smartphone?  Would you use an app if it meant putting food on the table of a family going hungry?  If you said yes, then the High Plains Food Bank has a couple of app suggestions for you to use.

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Amarillo Boy Scouts Will Be Scouting for Food this Saturday

How can you help alleviate hunger in the Texas Panhandle?  You can participate in Scouting for Food this Saturday, March 22nd.  Local Boy Scouts will be canvasing the neighborhoods collecting food for the High Plains Food Bank.   How do you participate?

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10 Great Ideas for Donations to Your Local Food Bank

This time of year, food banks are working extra hard to keep their shelves stocked. If you're in a charitable mood, you might be wondering what exactly these charities are looking for in the way of donations. A recent thread on Reddit explored just that. Numerous commenters with experience either working at or patronizing food banks offered their thoughts on the best items to donate—and it's not just food, either.

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High Plains Food Bank Feeling The Government Shutdown

The government shutdown is a little over two weeks old.  That's bad news for the High Plains Food Bank.

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Amarillo Area Charities Running Low On Donations This Holiday Season

With the economy still struggling, everyone trying to find a little extra cash for Christmas and the looming Fiscal Cliff, local charities have seen a drop in donations during this most needy time of year.

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Amarillo Holiday Outreach Programs Need Your Help

As you get ready for your family Christmas, keep in mind there are several organizations in Amarillo that need your help to provide Christmas for the less fortunate.

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Kids, Inc. Hosting the Blue Cross Blue Sheild Texas Food Bowl Benefitting the High Plains Food Bank

When you are a kid involved in a activity that allows you to play in a larger environment than what you are used to, it is truly a magical experience.

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