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Gabrielle Giffords Hunger Fund established at Community Food Bank

Gabrielle Giffords on primary election night, 2010. (Photo Credit: Pamela Powers)

Commander Mark Kelly, husband of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, has established the Gabrielle Gifford Hunger Fund at the Tucson Community Food Bank

According to the Food Bank website, Kelly released a statement Sunday night:

“Many of you have offered help. There is little that we can do but pray for those who are struggling. If you are inspired to make a positive gesture, consider two organizations that Gabby has long valued and supported: Tucson’s Community Food Bank and the American Red Cross”

The Community Food Bank in Tucson has established a special fund for those who wish to donate in the name of Representative Gabrielle Giffords and the other victims of the January 8th tragedy.

Click this link to donate online or make a donation by phone — (520) 622-0525 or 1-800-950-8681– or mail:

Tucson Community Food Bank
P.O. Box 26727
Tucson, AZ 85726-6727

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This entry was posted on January 13, 2011 by in Arizona, economy, Gabrielle Giffords, Tucson and tagged , , .

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The Tucson Progressive: Pamela Powers Hannley

I stand on the side of Love. I believe in kindness to all creatures on Earth and the inherent self-worth of all individuals--not just people who agree with me or look like me.

Widespread economic and social injustice prompted me to become a candidate for the Arizona House, representing Legislative District 9 in the 2016 election. My platform focuses on economic reforms to grow Arizona's economy, establish a state-based public bank, fix our infrastructure, fully fund public education, growlocal small businesses and community banks, and put people back to work at good-paying jobs. I also stand for equal rights, choice, and paycheck fairness for women. I am running as a progressive and running clean.

My day job is managing editor for the American Journal of Medicine, an academic medicine journal with a worldwide circulation. In addition, my husband and I co-direct Arizonans for a New Economy, Arizona's public banking initiative. I am a member of the national board of the Public Banking Institute, and I am co-chair of the Arizona Democratic Progressive Caucus, the largest caucus of the Arizona Democratic Party.

I am a published author, photographer, videographer, clay artist, mother, nana, and wife. I have a bachelor's degree in journalism from Ohio State University and a masters in public health from the University of Arizona. I grew up in Amherst, Ohio, but I have lived in Tucson, Arizona since 1981. I am a proud member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson and the Public Relations Society of America.

My Tucson Progressive blog and Facebook page feature large doses of liberal ideas, local, state, and national politics, and random bits of humor. I also blog at Blog for Arizona and the Huffington Post.

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