January 2023 marks the 40th anniversary of the South Plains Food Bank. For four decades, they have been dedicated to fighting hunger in our community and providing food assistance to those in need.

Over the last 40 years, the nonprofit has been blessed to see the impact of our work firsthand. They told us in a press release that they "have witnessed the relief and gratitude of families who have received food boxes from our warehouse, the smiles of children with full plates of hot food in our summer feeding program, and the pride of our volunteers serving their neighbors."

The food bank has also seen the need for its services to grow. This is a reminder of the ongoing struggle that many in our community face, but it also serves as a call to action for us to continue our work.

In honor of the South Plains Food Bank celebrating 40 years, the non-profit will host its Feeding the Future: 40th year Celebration gala on Saturday, August 26th.

Proceeds from the event will go back to the food bank to continue feeding families in need, where $1 provides three meals.

It doesn't stop here. Even though the South Plains Food Bank is proud of the progress they have made over the last 40 years, they know that there is still much more to be done.

They said, they "will continue to work tirelessly to provide food assistance to those in need, and to advocate for policies and programs that will help end hunger in our community."

They also would like to take this opportunity to thank the donors, volunteers, and community partners who have supported us throughout the years. Without your help, the nonprofit would not be able to provide the level of service that they do.

For more details on the gala you can head on over to their website.

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