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National

Millions of hungry Americans turn to food banks for 1st time

The deadly pandemic that tore through the nation’s heartland struck just as Aaron Crawford was in a moment of crisis. He was looking for work, his wife needed surgery, then the virus began eating away at her work hours and her paycheck. The Crawfords had no savings, mounting bills and a growing dread: What if

State

Giving Back This Holiday Season

Arizonans know how to come together and help one another. With the holidays nearly upon us, many are asking how they can serve others. Here are some ways you can give back: Food Donations St. Mary’s Food Bank, located in Phoenix and Surprise, accepts food donations Monday through Friday. In addition to general food donations,

State

Food banks receive government assistance to fill bellies during the holidays

At one point Tuesday, cars came through at a rate of one every minute, six lanes across, to get boxes and bags of turkeys, potatoes and canned food from St. Mary’s Food Bank. Members of the National Guard and volunteers in neon-orange vests, all wearing masks or bandannas, loaded up one car trunk after another

Events

Flying High Turkey Drive – Monday, Nov. 23, 2020

On Monday, Nov. 23 we will be taking to the skies for Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Flying High Turkey Drive” to benefit the Yavapai Food Bank. At Fry’s Stores in Prescott Valley, Prescott, Cottonwood and Flagstaff brave individuals will be “flying high” to collect 2,500 turkeys to benefit local food banks and help

State

Governor Ducey Announces More Than $1.6 Million To Expand Food Bank Assistance

As we enter the holiday season, Governor Doug Ducey  announced more than $1.6 million to expand assistance to Arizona food banks, helping them reach more families and seniors in need. The funding will enable food banks around the state to make more food home-deliveries to seniors and make more fresh produce and items available. The announcement

State

Governor Ducey Announces $715,000 To Support Families, Communities In Need

Governor Doug Ducey today announced $715,000 from the AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund has been allocated to 19 organizations across the state that support individuals and families in need. The recipient organizations provide services including short-term housing, food and basic living assistance, employment support, education materials, health services and more. “Organizations across the state have worked

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