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Touchdown! Austin Food Bloggers Assist CAFB Souper Bowl of Caring

Touchdown! Austin Food Bloggers Assist CAFB Souper Bowl of Caring

In early February, twenty-two volunteers from the Austin Food Blogger Alliance spent an evening at the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas. We were there to help sort through donations from the¬†Food Bank’s Souper Bowl of Caring donation drive. With work clothes on and following an orientation from Bethany and Lea (part of the Food […]

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Giving Back at the Capital Area Food Bank

Giving Back at the Capital Area Food Bank

Flipping through December’s “Cool Issue” of Austin Monthly, I found something decidedly not cool. Tucked in the issue, along with listings for the city’s hippest shops and newest restaurants, was an article by Sarah Thurmond focusing on Austin’s low ranking among America’s “most generous cities.” How could that be? I thought. Not my city, this […]

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Capital Area Food Bank SNAP Challenge

Capital Area Food Bank SNAP Challenge

A big “Thank You!” goes out to our members that participated in the SNAP Challenge, our first philanthropy event for the AFBA. In total, we had 20 bloggers participate. In addition to helping raise awareness to the hunger issues in our community and the SNAP program in particular, these bloggers also provided more than 60 […]

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Michelle Fandrich on the Capital Area Food Bank Challenge

Michelle Fandrich on the Capital Area Food Bank Challenge

I spend a lot of time thinking (and writing) about how to get healthier, tastier foods into our kids. But I am ashamed to say that in the past I have spared little thought for those who may be concerned with an even more serious problem – just getting food for their kids. Period. Full […]

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