Partnerships Achieve Extraordinary Things

If you have ever visited Three Square, you may have noticed a Margaret Mead quote above our Demonstration Kitchen: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." It is a reminder for us at Three Square that we simply cannot do what we do without collaboration from...
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Hunger Never Takes a Break...and We Don't Either

Las Vegas is a 24-hour town, but even the Strip quiets down in the hours just before dawn, which is when things start picking up on the docks at Three Square Food Bank. By the time I arrive at 5 a.m., half a dozen drivers have already hit the streets heading out to deliver to our agency partners in Pahrump or Laughlin, collecting donations at groce...
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Update: Food for People, Not Landfills

On May 23, 2019, Senate Bill 178 (SB 178) was signed by the Governor of Nevada, Steve Sisolak. SB 178 enjoyed a very successful run during the 80th Legislative Session. In fact, the bill received unanimous support from both sides of the political aisle as evident in the Assembly and Senate final votes/passage. To revisit the purpose of the bil...
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The Formula for Happiness

A message from our Chief Operating Officer, Larry Scott. What is the formula for happiness? I believe it is asking yourself these questions at the end of each day: 1. Have I done any good in the world today? 2. Have I helped anyone in need? This formula is one that we at Three Square Food Bank get to share in daily. To witness our fr...
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Congregate Meals for Older Adults is a Key Component to Ending Hunger

A message from Three Square's Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Jodi Tyson.On June 3, at 9:00 p.m., three hours before the 80th Nevada Legislative Session adjourned, Senate Bill 443 (SB443) passed unanimously. This funding bill increases the reimbursement for sponsors of congregate meals for older adults (age 60 years or older) by $1 pe...
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The Unchanging Faces of Childhood Hunger

Growing up I never realized the significance and necessity of food. Each morning, afternoon and evening my mother would call out my name and say, "It's time to eat!" Eventually, I would make my way to the kitchen. The meal was always on the table, beautifully prepared and ready to be eaten. This was normal daily life for me. I saw it as an expectat...
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A Love for Food and a Passion for Helping Others During Las Vegas Restaurant Week

LeAnne Notabartolo's love for food and community outreach led her to become an advocate for hunger. She shares with us how Las Vegas Restaurant Week is an opportunity for both food lovers and restaurants to make a difference.1. How did you learn about Three Square? I have been involved with charities fighting food insecurity all of my adult life. E...
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Food for People, Not Landfills

In the United States, more than one-third of food is wasted or not consumed, posing a significant social and environmental issue. Perishable items like fruits and vegetables may be discarded due to cosmetic reasons, such as having blemishes or an irregular shape; whereas, overstocking in grocery stores and sell-by and expiration dates may cause con...
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LVIP Dining is Aiming to End Hunger One Meal at a Time

Before they called Las Vegas home, Evan and Layla Green often visited as tourists and delighted in dining at fine restaurants the Las Vegas Valley offered. As residents, they learned that beyond the dazzling lights of The Strip there were children who didn't know when they would receive their next meal. Evan and Layla were driven to find a way to b...
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Celebrate Pi Day with this Shepherd's Pi(e) Recipe

In celebration of Pi Day, our Executive Chef, Ryan Brown, whipped up a hearty Shepherd's Pi(e). Try Chef's take on this classic comfort dish in your kitchen. Pi Filling Ingredients2 pounds lean ground beef ½ cup sliced carrots ½ cup cut celery 1 cup medium yellow onions, chopped ½ cup button mushrooms ½ cup cut green beans 1 tablespoon fres...
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