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benefitting South Plains Food Bank

 

November 2-30, 2015

Donate Online Here!

(You will receive a tax receipt at checkout)

 

COMPETE AGAINST DEPARTMENTS & STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
for the largest donation!

Spread the word to parents, alumni, and friends and support the South Plains Food Bank and the Lubbock community!

TWICE WEEKLY DONATION WEIGH-INS
LOCATION: Student Union Building (inside, in front of CopyMail)

Monday, November 2 & Friday, November 6
Monday, November 9 & Friday, November 13
Monday, November 16 & Friday, November 20
Monday, November 23
Monday, November 30
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

 

WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED AFTER THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY.

 

Desired Food List

Canned meals (such as spaghetti, pasta dinners, chili)
Canned vegetables
Canned fruit
Canned soup
Canned juice
Canned tuna fish or other canned meat
Tuna or Hamburger Helper (or other dry box product)
Dry soup mixes
Macaroni dinners
Rice
Pasta
Peanut Butter and Jelly/Jam
Crackers
Cereal (cold or hot)
Corn oil/shortening
Corn meal
Flour
Sugar
Powdered milk
Instant tea or coffee

HUNGER FACTS

FACT 1:
About 842 million people in the world do not have enough to be healthy.  That means that one in every eight people on Earth goes to bed hungry each night. (Source: FAO, 2013)

FACT 2:
In Lubbock, Texas, the South Plains Food Bank and its network of agencies provide food for an estimated 90,800 different people annually.  In any given week, 18,300 different people receive assistance. (Source: South Plains Food Bank)

FACT 3:
58% of the Shelters in the South Plains reported that the South Plains Food Bank was the single most important source of food for their agency. (Source: South Plains Food Bank)

FACT 4:
Kids Café is an after-school feeding program designed to combat childhood hunger.  This program provides hot meals to 500 children at 13 different sites every day after school in a safe environment.  For many of children, this will be the only meal they receive that evening. (Source: South Plains Food Bank)

FACT 5:
Families and Children face the greatest need
25% of the households served by the SPFB have children under 18.  7% of those served have children under 5 years of age and 13% of the clients served are elderly. (Source: South Plains Food Bank)

 

 

Questions?

Kristin Miller, Unit Coordinator
kristin.a.miller@ttu.edu
806-742-4708