"Rock Out Hunger" concert to feature Rockett Queen
The Tyler rock band Rockett Queen will headline "Rock Out Hunger", a concert to benefit the East Texas Food Bank. The concert is set from 6 to 11pm Saturday, September 27th at Clicks Live in Tyler and also will feature Stevie Jo Rosenbalm, Blacktop Mojo and Struck by Hammerz. The concert is being held in conjunction with the food bank's Hunger Action Month observance. Admission will be $5 with a donation of two non-perishable items. More about the concert.
Your vote can "Fight Hunger. Spark Change" for the East Texas Food Bank
Help the East Texas Food Bank win a $60,000 grant from Walmart during the "Fight Hunger. Spark Change" campaign. From September 15 through October 5th, vote daily online at walmart.com/fighthunger to cast a vote that will advance the East Texas Food Bank. The top 50 food banks with the most votes at the end of the competition will each receive a $60,000 grant for their programs and partner agencies. VOTE NOW
Brookshire Brothers stores hold food drive
Visit a participating Brookshire Brothers store location in East Texas to purchase a pre-packaged $7 spaghetti bag or $12 tuna bag that contains many of the most requested items the East Texas Food Bank needs. The bags will be available for purchase thru September 30th.
Robert E. Lee & John Tyler High School competing in 24th annual Pantry Raid
The 24th annual Pantry Raid competition between Robert E. Lee and John Tyler High School students has kicked off. Students at both schools have a friendly competition to help feed hungry East Texans each year. Over the last 23 years, the students have collected over 1,076,000 pounds of food combined, providing more than 896,000 meals to children, families and seniors that the East Texas Food Bank serves. Find out more and donate to Pantry Raid.
Community members and ETFB staff "Go Orange"