Yoobi School Supply Packs are a Big Hit

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We are grateful to have received packages of Yoobi products this fall for our School Tools program, thanks to Yoobi’s marketing promise of, “One for you.  One for me.”  That motto means that for every Yoobi school supply purchased at Target, another Yoobi product is donated to an elementary school classroom in need of supplies.  […]

Big Help from the Beaumont Foundation

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Kudos to the Beaumont Foundation for its marvelous concern for the issue of hunger both here at home, throughout the state, and beyond! The Food Bank received a $75,000 grant check from the Beaumont Foundation yesterday as a renewed sign o…f the Foundation’s support for our mission in 2015. The Foundation is highly supportive of […]

ExxonMobil Lends Support to Fight Childhood Hunger

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ExxonMobil’s Beaumont area Public and Government Affairs Manager Lee Dula stopped by the Food Bank this afternoon to deliver a $3,500 check to fund initiation of the Backpack Program in Charlton-Pollard School from January through June in 2015. This generous corporate gift will help provide weekend supplemental food to about 40 students who are on […]

Zumba Away Hunger Event Coming to Ford Park January 10, 2015

The third annual event known as Zumba Away Hunger will be held at Ford Park on Saturday, January 10, 2015.  It provides a great opportunity to start the New Year off right by getting fit and a great chance to do right by insuring the hungry get fed.  Admission for pre-registrants is $10 plus the […]

H-E-B Makes a Santa-Like Delivery for the Holidays

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H-E-B’s corporate office shared generous holiday bounty with 16 food banks around Texas, including the Southeast Texas Food Bank, in time for the holiday season.  Their gift was so substantial it couldn’t fit on a sleigh, but it did reach us in a full 18-wheeler.  More than 2,000 cases of H-E-B corn flakes and macaroni & cheese were delivered […]

Bringing Hope to the Table

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In the midst of our Share Your Christmas Food Drive broadcast day, Kroger celebrated the completion of one of its own campaigns called Bringing Hope to the Table, by making a $5,000 donation to the Food Bank. What a wonderful gift for Kroger to make in the heart of the holiday season.  Thanks Kroger for […]

Southeast Texas Shares Its Bounty at Christmas

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Southeast Texans pulled together on December 4 to wrap up the 20th Annual Share Your Christmas Food Drive for the benefit of those fed through the Southeast Texas Food Bank. We extend a hearty thank you to 12News for its partnership in conducting the Share Your Christmas Food Drive with us. Remote broadcasts from three […]

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

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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 […]

OCI Delivers Christmas Cheer

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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 […]

Valero Benefit for Children Helps Backpack Program in Port Arthur

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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 […]