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Empty Bowls Coming in September

The Food Bank RGV will present its Empty Bowls 2021 Luncheon and Silent Auction Sept. 21 and it recently welcomed Vantage Bank Texas as a Grapefruit sponsor. The sponsorship will enable the Food Bank RGV to provide up to 25,000 complete and nutritious meals in the Valley. The Sept. 21 event at Bert Ogden Arena from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. is Food Bank RGV’s signature fundraising event. Local restaurants will…

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Knapp Foundation Gives Boost to Food Bank RGV

Stuart Haniff, Food Bank RGV CEO, with a $14,952 grant check from the Knapp Community Care Foundation.

The Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley now has $14,952 more to provide food assistance to families in the Rio Grande Valley, thanks to a grant from the Knapp Community Care Foundation. The need for Food Bank RGV’s services has seen an increase with health and financial issues coming with both COVID-19 and Hurricane Hanna. With the funds, more than 75,000 meals will be available to underserved populations, according…

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Food Bank RGV Hosts First Sunset Distribution

Stuart Haniff, CEO, Food Bank RGV with Robert Lucio, general manager of Boggus Ford McAllen

The Food Bank RGV is holding its inaugural Sunset Drive-Thru Emergency Pantry Sept. 16. From 4-7 p.m., or until they reach capacity, Food Bank RGV will distribute food to clients who are normally unable to attend during the regular DTEP hours due to work or school schedules. This one-day only Sunset DTEP distribution replaces the Food Bank RGV’s regularly scheduled Wednesday,  7-10 a.m. DTEP this week only. This distribution is…

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Doctor Provides 20,000 Meals to Food Bank

Dr. Murthy Badiga and Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley CEO Stuart Haniff

The Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley recently received a generous donation from DHR gastroenterologist Dr. Murthy Badiga to support the food bank’s on-going ‘Resource Readiness and Response’ Campaign. Badiga’s personal donation of $4,000 will provide up to 20,000 meals for those in need in the Rio Grande Valley. “The Food Bank RGV is a great organization doing an awesome job of helping those in need with life sustaining…

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Ways to Give Back with Food Bank RGV

Volunteers Miguel Angel Garza, Leonardo Molina and Maria Garcia sort goods, preparing them to be properly stored and await distribution.

The holidays are around the corner, reminding us of the countless blessings in our lives. For others, this may be a reminder of what they don’t have. Fortunately, there are several opportunities for the community to come together and give back to those in need. One of the ways we can aim to do so is by taking part in volunteering at Food Bank RGV.  “The RGV is just a…

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