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SETX Food Bank Volunteer from Lamar receives prestigious nomination

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014

Beaumont Enterprise Article, July 21, 2014 Lamar linebacker Logan Moss has been nominated to the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, the most prestigious off-the-field honor in college football. Moss, an Orangefield native, organized a group of players to volunteer at the local food bank and spoke to the local middle school students about anti-bullying. Past members of the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team include Super Bowl champion quarterbacks Peyton and Eli Manning and Heisman Trophy winners Robert Griffin III and Tim Tebow. The staff here at the SETX Food Bank wish to add our congratulations to...

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Special Thanks to JoAnn’s Fabric and Craft Store

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014

Special Thanks to JoAnn’s Fabric and Craft Store

JoAnn’s in Beaumont has donated to the Southeast Texas Food Bank for more than two years now and we want to say a big THANK YOU to them. JoAnn’s donates once a month and are in an ongoing partnership with the SETX Food Bank at the store level. In their expression for a higher level of service to the community they made the decision to partner with us as they are focused on improving key areas. The items they donate to us are discontinued items and are not returns or salvage. The majority of these items are funneled to our local teachers through our School Tools program. Having a great...

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Linda Faraci – Featured Volunteer

Posted by on May 30, 2014

Linda Faraci – Featured Volunteer

One of our most enthusiastic volunteers here at the Southeast Texas Food Bank works in the School Tools Program.  Linda Faraci comes to the School Tools Supply Room two days a week to help select and pack school supplies for the teachers whose students qualify for the assistance.  She is the model for customer service and understands the important role teachers play in the success of their students. Linda retired from teaching after 37 years of service. Her “claim to fame” is being the “The Best Granny in SETexas”.   The stories about the adventures with her grandchildren are so...

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Featured Volunteer Russell Folse

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014

Featured Volunteer Russell Folse

Russell Folse, Volunteer of the Month, April 2014 SETXFB: How long have you been volunteering at the Southeast Texas Food Bank? Russell: I have been volunteering since last October or November. I am fairly new but I enjoy it very much. SETXFB: Can you tell us a little bit about the departments and projects you’ve worked with during that time? Russell: I help sort food every Friday and I am going to help the staff on the new food sorting day of Wednesday. I also help with School Tools and Family Box day, those are the first and second Saturdays each month. One day a week I spend in non-food...

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