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They Need our Help!

As we sit here wondering where any of the wind or rain was from Hurricane Ike, the answer continues to make world headlines.  People really need our help--perhaps like never before. Majic has teamed up with the Capital Area Food Bank and we have a huge Hurricane Relief Drive tomorrow (Wednesday 9-17) at the HEB in the Tech Ridge Shopping Center 6am to 7pm.  Here is a way you can help right now through the Food Bank.  This is all from their website:   As of 3:00 PM Sept. 15 Donations depleted. Urgent call for more donations.  As of 2:00 p.m. the Food Bank is unable to fulfill emergency boxes onsite.

Donate Emergency Items                

Items requested:                 1) bottled water                 2) granola bars                 3) canned meats (pop-top lids)                 4) peanut butter                 5) diapers & wipes (adult and baby)                 6) personal care items (toothpaste, toothbrush, feminine products, soap, shampoo, conditioner, etc.) Most needed items:  Peanut Butter, Larger-size Diapers & Dog Food (many evacuees have dogs). Every $5 donated provides $20 worth of nutritious food. Donate online and specify the donation go to Hurricane Ike relief.  Donate at the Food Bank through Friday, September 19 and at the H-E-B at Parmer Food Drive on Wednesday, September 17.  A drop box is available at the Food Bank for after hours donations.  


Adult volunteers are needed to help with:

evacuee intake traffic control collecting food and financial donations distributing 25 lb. food boxes to evacuees

Shift times: Tuesday, September 15 through Friday, September 18
8 - 11 a.m. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 2 - 5 p.m.
Eight volunteers needed per-shift.  To volunteer, email Paige DeLeon, Volunteer Resources Director.

Disaster Relief Donation Hours and Location

Capital Area Food Bank 8201 South Congress Avenue (between William Cannon & Slaughter Lane). Today through Friday, September 19 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. H-E-B on Parmer, Wednesday, September 17 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

09/16/2008 7:33AM
They Need our Help!
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