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The annual Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger food drive is the second Saturday in May. Just leave your bagged donation by your mailbox.

Help Stamp Out Hunger May 11 with Letter Carriers’ drive

FROM STAFF REPORTS Deliver much-needed help to Highland Lakes food pantries on May 11 during the 27th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger drive, held the second Saturday of May each year. (more…)

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Gentiva Hospice food drive filling shelves at Burnet’s LACare

BURNET — Staff members of Gentiva Hospice are hitting the streets in August in an effort to collect food for LACare, a Burnet area food pantry. “As active members of the community, we know that food banks, pantries and other charitable organizations continue to face increasing demands for assistance,” said Gentiva Hospice executive director Jackie […]

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Food drive at Burnet-Liberty Hill game to fight hunger, promote sportsmanship

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — When it comes to area rivalries, Burnet and Liberty Hill might top the list. Athletes at both high schools bring out the best play in each other, and fans from both cities pack venues to cheer on their teams. The Burnet High School student council is counting on […]

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Quality Inn-Marble Falls making last push for donated blankets, food

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — While the fourth annual Quality Inn-Marble Falls blanket/food drive is winding down, the motel’s general manager is hoping for one last push. “It’s been a little down this year, but we still have a few days, and it would be great to get some more donations,” Sammy Bhakta […]

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Quality Inn-Marble Falls collecting food, blankets for those in need

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — Each of the first three years of the Quality Inn-Marble Falls blanket and food drive has brought an increase in donations from the previous one. And organizers are hoping the 2013 event exceeds the previous marks. (more…)

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Help your neighbors with KBEY, Picayune food drive

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune and The Picayune are holding a food drive benefitting LA Care in Burnet and The Helping Center of Marble Falls. The event Nov. 20 gives residents a chance to make a difference in the lives of some of their financially struggling neighbors. KBEY and The […]

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Dorothy 'Dot' Winslett (left) and Patsy Gray pack food bags at The Helping Center of Marble Falls that staff and volunteers will hand out to clients. The Helping Center is gearing up for the holiday rush, but the food pantry has seen demand on its services increase throughout the year. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

The Helping Center in Marble Falls could use a hand itself

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — As Dorothy “Dot” Winslett packs items into individual bags to hand out to The Helping Center of Marble Falls’ clients, she pauses. “Was I supposed to double-bag these?” she asks fellow volunteer Patsy Gray. Gray, who is working on bagging other items, stops her task and smiles. […]

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LA Care food pantry strengthens Burnet community through nourishment, support

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — As the elderly woman stopped by LA Care, a Burnet-area food pantry, on Nov. 8 to donate some food, one of the volunteers led her into the reception area. There, several people sat, waiting on a bag or a basket of food to help them through the next several […]

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Pitch in with The Picayune and KBEY 103.9 FM at food drive

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — With Thanksgiving and Christmas quickly approaching, The Picayune and KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune staff knows there are families here in the Highland Lakes who don’t have the resources to have a “traditional” holiday. So on Nov. 20 at the KBEY 103.9 FM studio in Burnet on the Courthouse Square, […]

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Marble Falls, Burnet post office crews helping ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ with food drive

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — For Lottie McCorkle, the director of LACare in Burnet, the U.S. Postal Service pickup on May 11 is a big day. And it’s not because she’s expecting the latest Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes entry. (more…)

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