"Our Mission: Leading The Fight Against Hunger in Southeast Texas"

Partnered with over 130 non-profit agencies in Jefferson, Orange, Hardin, Jasper, Newton, Polk, Sabine, and Tyler Counties.

Make a Donation

Did you know that a $10 donation can help provide up to 40 meals for desperate people in your community? Rest assured, that every penny of your donation will be stretched to it’s maximum effect. By making a donation, you are helping to ensure that hungry children in Southeast Texas are adequately nourished, that none […]

Do You Need Help?

If you live in any of the 8 counties of Southeast Texas, we will be happy to assist you in locating the nearest food pantry or other source of emergency food in your area. You may want to check the Feeding America website to find a food bank in your home state. Southeast Texas Food […]

How Can You Help?

We Need Your Help! Without your help, Southeast Texas Food Bank would be unable to accomplish its vision of eliminating hunger and inadequate nutrition in Southeast Texas.  Your generous donations of time and money make it possible for us to provide a helping hand when needed to hundreds of families in our area.  If you […]

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#GivingTuesday Coming on December 2 – A Great Day to Give

Written by Dan Maheron November 26, 2014

While celebrating Thanksgiving, please be sure to think about what you can give to the Food Bank on ‪#‎GivingTuesday‬ (Dec. 2) to help fight hunger. It's easy to participate. Stay on our website. Point. Click. Give. Feed. Thanks to all who support our mission throughout the year. Along with the thousands who benefit from your help, we are grateful for your support. You are a blessing to so many because you make a difference in the lives of hungry Southeast Texans. more→

OCI Delivers Christmas Cheer

Written by Dan Maheron November 25, 2014

OCI employees and management, in partnership with several contractors, dropped off 10,502 pounds of food and a check for $10,203 to the Food Bank on November 25.  This welcome gift offers a significant boost to the Food Bank's Share Your Christmas Food Drive running through December 4.  The tally of food and funds should generate approximately 40,000 meals for the needy in Southeast Texas.  Thanks to OCI and those associated with it for being such great neighbors to those in need! more→

Valero Benefit for Children Helps Backpack Program in Port Arthur

Written by Dan Maheron November 14, 2014

The annual Valero Texas Open golf tournament for the benefit of children's charities generated close to $9 million to help charities throughout Valero's service footprint. We are happy to be the recipient of $10,000 of that corporate charitable giving. Valero's recent $10,000 gift to us will help fund the Backpack Program at Booker T. Washington School in Port Arthur. The Backpack Program sends nutritious food home with children at-risk of weekend hunger to help their families supplement their weekend diet. This generous support from Valero will help provide weekend food for 50 - 60 more→


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