ETX Food Bank and Goodwill colaborate to help assist low-income families


POSTED: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 7:22pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 10:07am

The East Texas Food Bank and Goodwill Industries of East Texas have collaborated to create a unique personal and confidential benefit application program to provide assistant to low-income families.

The ‘Good Assist’ Program is located at the South Tyler Goodwill Superstore, where three computer kiosk’s are set-up with access to the internet to help East Texans apply for SNAP benefits, CHIP, TANF, MEDICAID, and other non-profit benefit programs. Staff members at the ‘Good Assist’ location are on-hand to help individuals one-on-one throughout the application process. They can also provide assistance when filling-out job applications and searching for affordable childcare programs.

Days/Hours of personal assistance at the ‘Good Assit’ kiosks:

Monday: 11 – 3 p.m.
Tuesday: 2 – 7 p.m.
Thursday: 2 – 7 p.m.
Friday: 10 – 7 p.m. (closed for lunch)
Saturday: 10 – 7 p.m. (closed for lunch)

Goodwill and the East Texas Food bank plan to expand the ‘Good Assist’ program to other East Texas locations, such as Longview and Palestine, in the future.For more information call site coordinator, Brian Williams: 903-343-5495

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Isn't it a shame that we as a society don't look out for each other.
It amazes me that corp execs don't mind driving their Benz or Jag & not pay their employees a living wage.
Corporations get lots of tax breaks & monetary gifts - Toyota just got $40M from TX & Tyler is known for giving $tens of thousands to get business.
This is why our property & sales tax is so high - we make up the difference.
White collar crime is rampant in America but it never hits the news.
BOA was fined $13 Billion.

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