Food Drive at Cinema La Placita

 Cinema La Placita features Casablanca in conjunction with a food drive on September 13, 7:30pm.



HF Coors Dinnerware Featuring Community Food Bank Logo

Manufactured  and hand painted by HF Coors, artist Robert DeArmond, for the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona this dinnerware is being used by the Culinary Training Program at the Caridad Community Kitchen at 845 N Main in Tucson, AZ.  With every purchase of any pieces in this pattern, HF Coors will donate 30% of the proceeds to the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.   All HF Coors products are oven, microwave, dishwasher, broiler and freezer safe as well as lead free.   You may purchase your dinnerware on line or by visiting their Factory Store at 1600 S Cherrybell Strav Tucson, AZ.  520-903-1010.

 



September is HUNGER ACTION MONTH

Click to view a printable calendar with ways you can help in the fight against hunger in Southern Arizona for each day in September!



Weight Watchers Open House and Food Drive

WHEN: September 15, noon-3 pm

WHERE:
Weight Watchers at Mission Plaza, 4631 East Speedway, NW corner of Speedway & Swan

WHAT: Weight Watchers® in Tucson Fights Hunger and Obesity with 5th Annual Lose for Good® Food Drive and Free Open House

Proceeds will benefit the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona where, since 2008, Weight Watchers members and friends have donated 9,500 pounds of food. In addition, for the first four years of the Lose for Good campaign Weight Watchers members and friends donated 85,537 pounds of food to various hunger-relief organizations statewide.

For more information about the Lose for Good campaign and Weight Watchers pricing, programs and services call 1-800-651-6000 or click , WeightWatchers.com/LoseForGood and WeightWatchers.com/OpenHouse.

CLICK HERE for more information about the food bank and how you can donate food and funds to those in need.



DRIVE-A-WAY HUNGER Car Raffle

 $20/ticket or 6 for $100
HURRY! Only 2,500 tickets available

The Community Food Bank’s DRIVE A-WAY HUNGER GEM CAR RAFFLE drawing will take place on Monday, October 1, 2012.  The drawing will be at the Community Food Bank at 3003 S. Country Club Road (Ajo and 36th) at 10:00 AM.

The deadline for purchasing tickets is Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 4:00 PM. Raffle tickets are $20 each or six for $100 here .

All proceeds will benefit hunger relief programs of the Community Food Bank.

WIN THE GEM CAR:

This gently-used 2004 GEM battery-electric vehicle is being raffled as-is and is street legal in Arizona on roads posted at 35 mph or less. It drives up to 30 miles on one single charge, operates on a 72-volt battery system, and plugs into a standard 110-volt outlet for recharging.

The GEM car can be used on resorts, urban communities, as well as golf courses and local streets.

Rules: Must be 18 to participate; cost of ticket(s) is not tax deductible; winner is responsible for all taxes and licensing. Used vehicle is awarded “as is”. Winner to arrange transportation from our Country Club Road location. CFB staff and board are not eligible to participate. Drawing will be held on Monday, October 1, 2012. Participant need not be present to win; winner will be contacted by phone. Full Official Rules here

 All proceeds will benefit hunger relief programs of the Community Food Bank.



Sesame Street Workshop

Please Watch this Video & Share with your friends

Take Action!

During Hunger Action Month, we ask that you take action against Hunger. There are many ways to help including  watching this video and sharing its message with your friends.

Sesame Street has put together some great resources about childhood hunger; as well as resources for children, parents & providers who are directly affected by hunger. FOOD FOR THOUGHT: EATING WELL ON A BUDGET is a bilingual, multimedia program designed to help support families who have children between the ages of 2 and 8 and are coping with uncertain or limited access to affordable and nutritious food.

Resources for Parents & Providers

 

OTHER MEDIA:



Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona Seeks Volunteers to Distribute Food Bags In Pima, Arizona

 The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is seeking volunteers to help with its food bag distribution in Pima, Arizona.  Distribution occurs one time per month on the first Tuesday.  Volunteers are needed from 9:00 AM to 12 Noon.

If you are willing to lend a hand, please call the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona at (520) 882-3293 or toll free at 1-800-950-8681.

For more information on volunteering click here.

 



Community Food Bank Receives $40,000 Donation from Fry’s Food Stores

 The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona has received a $40,000 donation from Fry’s Food Stores.  The donation is from Fry’s “Bringing Hope to the Table” annual cause-marketing program partnership.  Since 2006 the program has directed over $25 million in funds and food to local food banks serving communities across the country.  Fry’s 2012 “Bringing Hope to the Table” campaign raised nearly $154,000.

“Fry’s has partnered with the Community Food Bank for over three decades,” remarked Bill Carnegie, President/CEO.  “We are proud to be associated with a company that so generously demonstrates its sense of responsibility in our community.”

About Fry’s Food Stores

Fry’s Food Stores is headquartered in Tolleson, Arizona.  The company employs more than 18,300 Arizona residents. The 121 Fry’s Food Stores service more than one million households per week. Fry’s has been serving Arizonans’ with fresh food at famous low prices since 1960.  For more information, visit the company’s web site at www.frysfood.com.

For more details about this release, contact Jack Parris at (520) 882-3287



University Manor Apartments Hosts Food Drive to benefit food bank

University Manor Apartments will host a food drive to benefit the Community Food Bank during the month of August.

 

Donations of cans and nonperishable items can be made at University Manor Apartments.

University Manor Apts.

730 E Lee St

Tucson, Arizona

Collecting for the month of August

 

Please see our Priority Items List