• March 2, 2021

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El Pasoans Fighting Hunger joins coalition calling for reversal state

On Wednesday, officials with El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank announced that they had joined a statewide coalition of advocates calling for the reversal of recent cuts to state food bank funding. Officials say if not stopped, these cuts will reduce food distribution to hungry Texans by nearly twenty million pounds. “Every day, the team […]Read More

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger officials detail plans for $9M gift

On Friday, El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank officially announced the gift of $9 million from Philanthropist and Author MacKenzie Scott. “We are incredibly grateful and humbled to receive this donation, which is truly a gift to the people of our community,” said Susan Goodell, Chief Executive Officer, El Pasoans Fighting Hunger. “It is only […]Read More

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank sees continued increase in

According to officials from the El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank (EPFH), the demand for food assistance in the Borderland increased prior to Thanksgiving, and shows no sign of slowing down. On Monday, official shared that, during the last two weeks of November, their food bank has seen an increase of 25 percent in the number […]Read More

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank announces two new primary

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger announced Thursday the opening of two new pantry distribution sites, set to open next week. “The food bank has secured two new locations that will be primary pantry distribution locations for the food bank,” officials shared. “EPFH will be running these locations.” Officials add that both locations will be cart-style distribution […]Read More

El Paso Electric launches employee-led donation initiative to help El

With the help of El Paso Electric (EPE) employees, the local utility has launched the POWER-ful Giving Campaign to benefit the El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank. Company officials announced Friday that EPE will donate $20,000 and through the end of the summer, EPE will match employee donations dollar-for-dollar up to an additional $20,000. “During times […]Read More

Superior HealthPlan providing $16K to El Paso groups to cover

As Texas residents continue to face challenges stemming from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, including a lack of access to basic daily needs such as food and essential supplies, Superior HealthPlan is partnering with 3 community-based organizations in El Paso to support efforts that address these social determinants of health, contributing funding as well as hundreds […]Read More

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger reaches $1M goal; Officials announce new

Tuesday afternoon, the El Pasoans Fighting Hunger (EPFH) Food Bank, in partnership with the Paul L. Foster Family Foundation, Woody and Gayle Hunt Family Foundation, and MountainStar Sports Group Foundation, announced they had reached their matching grant goal of raising $1 million to support families grappling with food insecurity and the economic impacts of COVID-19. “The Food Bank is […]Read More

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger adds 2 new drive-thru distribution sites

Wednesday morning, El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank officials announced the addition of two more drive thru food distribution sites. Community members who are needing food assistance can visit a drive-thru distribution location nearest to their place of residence and pick up an emergency food box. Abundant Living Faith Center – East – 1000 Valley […]Read More

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger adds new food distribution site serving

On Wednesday, officials with El Pasoans Fighting Hunger (EPFH) announced the addition of a new mobile pantry drive-thru distribution site serving Fort Bliss in partnership with El Paso Armed Services YMCA. The site – located at 7060 Comington Street – starts distribution Wednesday, May 20, for people living in and around Fort Bliss. At this initial distribution […]Read More