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Food bank service to go mobile

Interfaith Community Services will open food banks at mobile locations across the Tucson area, hoping to serve at least 50-60 families per day.... Read more»

Grijalva, Mass. congressman tour Tucson food bank while working on national hunger program

Working on a “a national effort to end hunger,” a Massachusetts congressmen joined Rep. Raul Grijalva on Wednesday for a tour of a Tucson food bank that has seen the daily demand for assistance double during the pandemic.... Read more»

Advocates worry 'food insecurity' gains could be upended by COVID-19

Advocates fear that years of steady improvements in the level of “food insecurity” among Arizona children could be reversed this year by the economic toll of COVID-19, a shift that could have long-lasting effects.... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Remembering the charitable works of William Dave Sitton

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Fred DuVal, Centurion Bill Hussey, Tucson Pops conductor Laszlo Veres, Cindy Parseghian of the Ara Parseghian Foundation, Tucson Conquistadore Boyd Drachman, Tucson Padres GM Mike Feder, and Ward 6 Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik.... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: 'Stamp out Hunger' this Saturday

Interviews with Sen. Linda Lopez, Dr. Keith Boesen of the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center, Tucson Weekly's Jim Nintzel, TUSD Boardmember Mark Stegeman, Bill Carnegie of the Community Food Bank of Arizona and Dan Turrentine of the Letter Carriers Association, plus Councilman Paul Cunningham... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Pima County road repair report card

Interviews with Victoria Maizes, M.D., executive director of the University of Arizona-based Center for Integrative Medicine, Pima County Transportation Director Priscilla Cornelio, Jack Parris of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona and Stephanie Bankemper, chair of the food bank's Mardi Gras fundraiser.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: TUSD Board faces big decisions

An interview with new TUSD Governing Board member Kristel Foster. Then, certified financial planner Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday Money Maker Report. plus an update from Bill Carnegie, head of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Food Bank launches Hunger Action Month

Interviews with Bill Carnegie of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, financial planner Shelly Fishman, and Tom Collier, consumer affairs contributor.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Trying to close the Latino education gap

Today on Buckmaster - The Monday Political Face-Off with Vince Rabago and John Munger, Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President Lea Marquez Peterson, and a preview of the upcoming Tucson Letter Carriers food drive.... Read more»

Pima County Library to waive fines for food

The Pima County Public Library will reduce outstanding overdue fines for a can of food for the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. Plus, a new library director was named.... Read more»

Farmers market plants itself in Rio Nuevo

The Santa Cruz River Farmers Market will celebration its move to a new location with live Peruvian music and cooking demonstrations on Thursday.... Read more»