September is Hunger Action Month – Feed Your Passion for Hunger Relief!

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                        Each year, the month of September is observed as Hunger Action Month.  We encourage all members of the Southeast Texas community to take some action steps in September that can improve the circumstances of their neighbors who lack sufficient food. Please use the accompanying schedule of daily suggested action steps to reduce hunger (linked below), […]

AmeriCorps VISTAs Passing the Torch Soon to Keep the Hungry Healthy

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AmeriCorps VISTA Charrica Green   Since last August, the Southeast Texas Food Bank has had a rare commodity within its walls. Charrica Green of Memphis, Tenn. spent the last year serving our region as an AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) worker assigned to the Food Bank through AmeriCorps’ relationship with Feeding Texas, the […]

Super Help from H-E-B’s Souper Bowl of Caring

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This week, H-E-B provided a $20,000 donation to the Food Bank representing a share of proceeds from its Souper Bowl of Caring activities in January and February.  The annual hunger awareness campaign tied to the festivities building up to the Super Bowl generates donations from H-E-B shoppers that the corporation translates into a significant contribution to support […]

Fourth Annual Will Golf for Food Tournament Set for September 18

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The Southeast Texas Food Bank’s annual “Will Golf for Food” tournament to help generate funds for hunger relief in our area will be held at Bayou Din Golf Club at 8537 LaBelle Road in Beaumont on Friday, September 18. The tournament features morning and afternoon tee times, a shot-gun start, and door prizes.  Entry fee […]

Stamp Out Hunger, May 9 – Coming to a Mail Box Near You!

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The annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive held by the National Association of Letter Carriers is set for Saturday, May 9.  Just put a bag of non-perishable food near your mailbox that morning before your mail delivery and your mail carrier will be able to get the bag delivered to the Food Bank.  It’s that […]

Valero Shares with the Hungry

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Valero’s Port Arthur location did a great job holding an employee food drive during National Volunteer Appreciation Week to celebrate the company’s outstanding volunteer service in the community.  On Friday, April 17, Valero loaded 3,220 pounds of food onto a Food Bank truck, enough to supply about 2,700 meals to hungry families in the area…and […]

Happy Volunteer Appreciation Week!

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During National Volunteer Appreciation Week, we want to highlight the great impact our volunteers offer by their dedicated service. As an example of impact, last month, volunteers and work release inmates serving here sorted a total of 169,600 pounds of food and Family Box Day participants helped prepare more than 270,000 pounds of food for […]

Former Board Member Honored for His Shining Example

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Today, we had the privilege of honoring a former board member Norris Hardy for his dedicated service to the Food Bank, particularly during its formative years. Professionally, Mr. Hardy operated a trucking service that supported the movement of mail, leading him to be instrumental in helping the local branches of the US Postal Service engage […]

Kroger Shows Its Caring

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Kroger staff from Houston and two of our local stores stopped by today to deliver the Souper Bowl of Caring funds collected by local stores around the time of the Super Bowl. Their check presentation of $3,955 put a smile on our faces! Now that check will help put food on tables all around Southeast […]

Boy Scouts Conduct First Annual Scouting for Food Drive

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The Three Rivers Council of the Boy Scouts held its first annual Scouting for Food drive for the benefit of those served by the Southeast Texas Food Bank on Saturday, March 7. Dozens of Scout units throughout 10 counties in the region collected food by going door-to-door. The Scouts brought the food to Three Rivers […]