"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.

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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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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→

A Great Day of Giving

Written by Dan Maheron November 8, 2014

The outpouring of volunteerism offered at the Food Bank on Saturday, November 8 was a great testament to the giving spirit of Southeast Texans.  More than 150 people pulled together to turn a day off into a day of giving.  The Food Bank buzzed with activity, as volunteers pitched in sorting food and household products, assembling 1,000 boxes of food for distribution in rural communities, and helping staff serve dozens of teachers and hundreds of children through our School Tools school supply store. Numerous groups were out to help, including youth groups and large corporate groups more→

Community Bank Supports Mobile Pantries

Written by Dan Maheron November 5, 2014

The Community Bank of Texas recently made a generous $5,000 donation to the Food Bank to advance our Mobile Pantry project which distributes boxes of food to poor families in our rural service territory.  The boxes delivered to rural families are a direct outcome of our Family Box volunteer sessions on the second Saturday of each month from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. It is great to have Community Bank's partnership in this important fight against hunger in our rural service territory, much of which is also in Community Bank's service footprint.  It is also great to have the broader community's more→


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