LifeShare Blood Centers has an activity going on that will donate canned goods to the Food Bank for every blood donation made between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Two great ways to help save lives are joined together this holiday season! Please consider giving the gift of life this season. Life Share Blood Drive Flyer
Special thanks to the Community Bank of Texas for a recent special delivery that showed its support of the Food Bank in a big way. We appreciate the $5,000 gift and the bank’s ongoing interest in our work!
ExxonMobil delivered a $5,000 check for the benefit of the Backpack Program we operate in Charlton Pollard Elementary School in Beaumont. This program, operated in dozens of elementary schools in low income pockets of our service territory, provides supplemental weekend food to help families feed children who largely rely on the federal meal programs during the […]
On Saturday, October 17, the Food Bank hosted its first annual Make a Difference with Food Day on what turned out to be a delightful fall day. This event linked us to the national recognition of Food Day, a celebration of the goodness of food and the importance of food as a community resource. We are […]
We are pleased to announce the Grainger Foundation has very generously shared a $5,000 check with the Food Bank to assist our Backpack Program to provide supplemental weekend meals to hungry children in disadvantaged neighborhoods. Thanks to Grainger for that great community outreach!
Entergy and the 4-H Club recently held separate food drives throughout Southeast Texas, bringing in almost eight full bins of food in one day. We are grateful to these organizations for rallying around the cause of hunger and making the Food Bank a charity of choice. Their volunteer spirit in getting out into the community and […]
Several weeks before Christmas, the Food Bank invites the community to think about sharing its generous spirit through the annual Share Your Christmas Food Drive. This joint event with 12 News has helped feed Southeast Texans in the holiday season for more than two decades. During this annual drive, the Food Bank gathers non-perishable […]
On September 29, the Food Bank concluded Hunger Action Month by convening its annual Agency Conference bringing together about 250 people, most of whom were volunteers serving at our partner hunger fighting agencies around the region. The gathering featured several speakers focused on topics that can help agencies grow their programs and service capacity. Dr. Alan Coleman […]
We are grateful to H-E-B and its customers for a combined effort that raised $611,200 for hunger fighting throughout the state of Texas during H-E-B’s annual Help End Hunger campaign. A check presentation in the amount of $8,700 was made from these proceeds to help support the Southeast Texas Food Bank in fighting hunger in […]
September 18 was a beautiful day for golf and fighting hunger in Southeast Texas. Nearly 200 golfers gathered at Bayou Din Golf Club in Beaumont to enjoy camaraderie and join forces in a common cause. Their contributions towards fighting hunger through the Southeast Texas Food Bank’s diverse service programs for the hungry netted more than $35,000 […]