Canned Food Drive benefitting
Hays County Food Bank
November 1 – November 22
The HCFB accepts a wide variety of healthy, nonperishable food items including boxed, bagged, and canned food. All donated food items must be unopened and have an intact label. Canned or boxed foods that are beyond the expiration date may be accepted. Baby food, formula, and adult nutrition drinks like Ensure cannot be accepted once they are out of date. We also accept fresh produce from local farms or gardens.
In Hays County, 24,000 people (15% of the county population) are food insecure. (Source: Feeding America, 2013, “Map the Meal Gap”)
- The average cost of a meal in Hays County is $2.40. (Source: Feeding America, 2009 – 2010, “Map the Meal Gap”)
- “Food security” refers to the availability of food and one’s access to it. A household is considered food insecure when its occupants live in hunger or fear of starvation
Let’s all give thanks for our families and community and help others who are in need.
We will be accepting donations for the Hays County Food Bank from November 1st-22nd at the KB Sales Office in Waterleaf Falls. Canned goods will be accepted at this location. In addition, you may contact the social committee members to pick up your canned goods left on your porch if you are unable to bring them to the office. If you would like to make a monetary donation, or volunteer your time in lieu of a donation, please contact the Social Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information or consult the HCFB directly atwww.haysfoodbank.org.
Donations can be dropped off at:
KB Sales Office – 284 Sunnyside Dr
Mon-Thurs 10 am – 6:30pm
Fri 11 am – 7 pm
Sat 10 am – 7 pm
Sun 11 am – 7 pm
Most Needed Items
- Canned fruits and vegetables
- Macaroni and cheese
- Rice and beans (preferably in 1-pound bags)
- Pasta and pasta sauce
- Peanut butter and jelly