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Client Alfred Davis (left) and Director of Development Scott Munro (right) both of the Gospel Rescue Mission talk about how the community can help the homeless in the area this holiday season.

The Greatest Gift: Helping Those in Need

Gospel Rescue Mission will help homeless and needy with23rd Holiday Street Banquet

Craig Wilson (left) merchant and Kurt Tallis a marketing & events director talk about the upcoming 4th Ave Street Fair.

Fourth Avenue Street Fair Opens Friday

Experience the music, crafts and more along six blocks of the avenue

Flores Family tells us how they are honored with the Portraits of Excellence in our community.

Restaurant Owners Honored with Portrait of Excellence

Hispanic alumni recognize the dedication El Charro's owners have shown to the University of Arizona community

University of Arizona Launches Community Garden

Plots will be available for rent by UA community members and nearby neighborhoods in spring

Gospel Rescue Mission currently getting ready for a big thanksgiving meal where they expect to feed a record number of families and individuals in need.

Street Banquet for Homeless Brings Hope in Hard Times

Shelter celebrates Thanksgiving but says services are needed year-round

Downtown Diner Draws Big Crowds Before Closing

Hundreds crowd Grill after shutdown announcement

Tamara McElwee with Salvation Army examines the challenges they face preparing for Thanksgiving this year.

4,000 Plates to Fill, Still in Need

The Salvation Army is short of donations for annual Thanksgiving dinner

Grease and sun used to produce biodiesel

Grease Reused as Biodiesel Fuel

Recycling event Friday will take grease, oil from Thursday’s big feast

Mobile Meals', Priscilla Altuna (left), and Interfaith Community Services', Bonnie Kampa (right), tell us how they help people in need of food for this Thanksgiving holiday.

Cupboard Bare: Food Donations Fall, Needs Rise

Food banks across Tucson seek donations for holiday season

Executive Director of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, Bill Carnegie, talks to us about the lack of money for food that will be able to be distributed in holiday food boxes for the first time in 35 years.

Food Bank Cancels Holiday Box Distribution

Demand more than doubles over 4 years; agency can't keep up

Amanuel Gebremariam, New American

For seventeen years, Amanuel has been sharing his mother's Ethiopian recipes with diners at his restaurant, Zemams.

Tucson resident and author Carolyn Niethammer just completed a book about using desert plants in the kitchen. It's called "Cooking the Wild Southwest" and includes tips on incorporating multiple naturally growing species including prickly pears, mesquite and tepary beans.

The Natural, Outdoor and Free Supermarket

Tucsonan tells how to harvest desert plants for use in your kitchen

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year,The Community Gardens of Tucson is an organization that provides residents with a small plot where they can grow a variety of vegetables on a space that's about 3ft wide by 20 ft long. Right now there are more than a dozen participating locations such as churches and synagogues where people are provided access for the gardens.

Growing Movement Flourishes in Southern Arizona

Community Gardens of Tucson is gaining participants who want locally grown food

We visit two food banks in Nogales, Arizona where there is a huge need for these services.

Economic Downturn Creates 'New Poor' in Arizona

Social-service providers see marked increase in numbers seeking help; no relief in sight

AZ Food Prices Higher Than Last Year

High fuel costs affecting commodities and markets

We speak with Bill Carnegie the President & CEO of the Community Food Bank.

Food Bank Honors Gabrielle Giffords

Community organization inaugurates new location, named Gabrille Giffords Family Assistance Center

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