Food and blood banks need East Texans help
POSTED: Wednesday, January 6, 2010 - 7:09pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 12:42pm
East Texans are asked to step up and help Fill the Banks, both the East Texas Food Bank and Carter BloodCare, by giving blood and food. The needs are greater than ever before. Across the nation and in our own community, the East Texas Food Bank and Carter BloodCare are near record levels. So to help those in need, we are asking for East Texans to help. During the week of Jan. 8 through Jan. 15, join Representative Leo Berman, the City of Tyler and Smith County to help Fill the Banks.
WHO: Join Representative Leo Berman, City of Tyler, Smith County, Carter BloodCare and East Texas Food Bank to kick off the Fill the Banks campaign.
WHAT: A press conference along with a Proclamation from the City of Tyler and Resolution from Smith County will take place on the square in downtown Tyler.
WHEN: 10 a.m. - Friday, Jan. 8, 2010
WHERE: On the square in downtown Tyler
CONTACT: Susan Guthrie or Heather Newman