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Hoosier Hills Food Bank Will Host Red Cross Book Fair

A committee of former Red Cross Book Fair volunteers has completed its selection process for a new host for the popular book fair fund-raiser annually held at the Monroe County Fair Grounds. The new host and organizer is the Hoosier Hills Food Bank. Noting that Hoosier Hills in the past has conducted a food drive during the book fair, its …

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Daily Local News – October 8, 2014

The City of Bloomington Housing and Neighborhood Developement Department, or HAND Department, is seeking input from residents on what are the most pressing housing needs; Hoosier Hills Food Bank (HHFB) is one of 50 food banks nationwide to win a grant through Walmart’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign; The Indiana State Police received a $567,000 federal grant from the Department …

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Hoosier Hills Food Bank Wins A Grant Through Walmart’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campain

Hoosier Hills Food Bank (HHFB) is one of 50 food banks nationwide to win a grant through Walmart’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign. Walmart’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change,” campaign was a collaborative effort with Feeding America and committed $3 million to provide 50 grants of $60,000 each to the winning food banks. Hoosier Hills Food Bank’s “PBJ Campaign,” aimed at …

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Hoosier Hills Food Bank in need of votes to secure national grant

This is the final week for the community to help the Hoosier Hills Food Bank secure a national grant as part of an online challenge. Walmart and other partner brands are distributing a total of 3 million dollars to the 50 food banks that get the most votes by October 5th. Hoosier Hills has remained in the top 50 during …

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Daily Local News – October 1, 2014

Bloomington Animal Shelter joins shelters across the United States in recognizing October as National Adopt-a-Dog Month; This past week the Indiana State Department of Health released statistics based on the Indiana Medicine Error Reporting System which tracks hospital’s medical mistakes, everything from bed sores to surgical implements accidentally left in patients’ bodies after surgery; Yesterday Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced …

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Daily Local News August 12, 2014

The Indianapolis Business Journal is reporting that local for-profit hospital Monroe Hospital filed for bankruptcy federal court in Indianapolis on Friday; MaryEllen Bishop stepped down as Chair of the Indiana University Board of Trustees during the Trustee meeting in Bloomington on Friday; Indiana University has a new Women’s Basketball coach; The Hoosier Hills Food Bank distributed more pounds of food …

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Local News, Quick Reads – August 12, 2014

Indiana University has a new women’s basketball coach.  Teri Moren was announced as the Hoosiers’ new coach Saturday night. She replaces Curt Miller, who resigned on July 25.   Moren played for the Purdue Boilermakers  from 1987-1991 and has spent the past four seasons as the coach  at Indiana State University. The Hoosier Hills Food Bank distributed more pounds of food …

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Daily Local News – July 3, 2014

The Hoosier Hills Food Bank has launched a new project to deliver fresh produce to agencies in Monroe County;  Bloomington City Council members praised changes to the city’s engineering division July 2nd, although some questioned whether the move would end a long-standing dispute; Indiana Senator Dan Coats introduced a bill yesterday along with New York Senator kirsten Gillibrand with the …

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Hoosier Hills Food Bank Provides Monthly Food Boxes To Low-Income Seniors

Heirloom tomatoes harvested for Hoosier Hills Food Bank. Courtesy Jennifer Joy Jameson (Flickr)

Starting in June, Hoosier Hills Food Bank (HHFB) will begin providing monthly boxes of food for up to 100 low-income senior citizens in Monroe County. The Commodity Supplemental Food Program is already operational in Brown, Crawford, Orange, and Martin counties. Potentially eligible seniors must complete a program application and will be scheduled for an interview to document their eligibility. Casey …

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Daily Local News – May 8, 2014

Bloomington’s city government will reshape its processes for spending public money in the wake of a recent embezzlement case; The Stamp Out Hunger Food drive for Hoosier Hills Food Bank will take place this Saturday, May 10th; A traveling quilt exhibition memorializing victims of United States drone strikes is on display at the Monroe County Public Library from through Sunday, …

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