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Nederland Couple Supports BackPack Program at Southeast Texas Food Bank

Beaumont, TX – Joyce Harris has found her niche supporting children through the Southeast Texas Food Bank’s BackPack Program.  Joyce and other volunteers stuff kid-friendly foods into backpacks that are distributed in our region to ensure kids have enough food to eat in the evenings and on weekends.  The backpacks are distributed by local network […]

Deadline to apply for $285 per child in SNAP money is July 31st

Families who have children 21 years and younger who receive free or low-cost lunch at school are eligible for Pandemic EBT (P-EBT), a one-time benefit of about $285 per eligible child.  The deadline to apply for the benefit is July 31st. “We encourage all eligible families to take advantage of this benefit to help them […]

An Uplifting Visit by Feeding America CEO

“One Finger Alone Can’t Eat Okra,” said Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, CEO of Feeding America, a nationwide network of member food banks, including the Southeast Texas Food Bank, during a visit in Beaumont on Monday, June 29. Her reference to the Haitian proverb about okra is an example of what a small group of people can accomplish, […]