News About the Palm Beach County Food Bank

Can a mall have a can-do attitude?

Source: Florida Weekly
Date: June 1, 2017
Well, perhaps. Especially if it is The Gardens Mall, which from June 5-17, will host Canstruction 2017, with seven colorful, large-scale sculptures made from nonperishable food. Each of the sculptures will incorporate the number five in some form in recognition of the Palm Beach County Food Bank’s fifth anniversary. The sculptures will be available for public viewing during normal mall hours. “Canstruction is a fun event for the public, drawing attention to the very serious issue of hunger in our community,” said Palm Beach County Food Bank Executive Director Karen Erren. “With The Gardens Mall as our host and with Bank of America as our presenting sponsor, we have the opportunity to educate the public about hunger and help gather a significant amount of donated food which all goes to those in need locally.

Food Drive Again aids community

By: CARLA TRIVINO
Source: Daily News
Date: May 8, 2017
Thanks to the generosity of Palm Beach residents, nearly 1,600 pounds of food will be distributed to more than 203,000 people in the area who are in need. The fifth annual Empty Your Pantry Food Drive to benefit Palm Beach County Food Bank and CROS Ministries finished last month. donations to benefit the organizations’ food distribution programs. “The food drive allows us to stretch out further and help out more people,” said Brian Rowe, CROS Ministries’ director of food pantries. Food and cash donations ensure that their 19,400 clients receive the same staple, or necessary, items throughout their seven pantries.

The Honda Classic sets a new record raising money for kid's charities

By: Sarah Peters
Source: The Palm Beach Post
Date: July 11, 2016
The Honda Classic sets a new record raising money for kid's charities
The Honda Classic sets a new record raising money for kid's charities

3 things to do: Canstruction 2016, FAU farce, ‘Grossology’ at museum

Source: The Palm Beach Post
Date: June 15, 2016
3 Things to Do: Canstruction 2016
3 things to do: Canstruction 2016, FAU farce, ‘Grossology’ at museum

CANSTRUCTION® EXHIBIT – OPENING DAY AND JUROR WALK THROUGH
CANSTRUCTION® EXHIBIT – OPENING DAY AND JUROR WALK THROUGH

The Gardens Mall Features 2016 CANstruction Exhibit

Source: Palm Beach Illustrated
Date: June 1, 2016
The Gardens Mall Features 2016 CANstruction Exhibit
The Gardens Mall Features 2016 CANstruction Exhibit

Nonperishable foods become art at 'Canstruction' event

Source: Sun Sentinel
Date: May 17, 2016
Nonperishable foods become art at 'Canstruction' event
Nonperishable foods become art at 'Canstruction' event

Palm Beach County Food Bank receives $650,000 grant

By: Jan Engoren
Source: Sun Sentinel
Date: April 15, 2016
Palm Beach County Food Bank receives $650,000 grant
Palm Beach County Food Bank receives $650,000 grant

More PBC families will learn more about nutrition & how to stretch their grocery budget, thanks to a major grant of $650,000 to the Palm Beach County Food Bank by the Marjorie S. Fisher Fund of the Community Foundation for PB & Martin Counties
Marjorie S. Fisher makes a $650,000 grant   to the Palm Beach County Food Bank to Expand Nutrition Education & Launch the Food Purchase Matching Fund

Harbour’s Edge resident fighting hunger, one bowl at time

By: Mary Kate Leming
Source: Coastal Star
Date: March 11, 2016
Harbour’s Edge resident fighting hunger, one bowl at time
Harbour’s Edge resident fighting hunger, one bowl at time