With the advent of summer, numerous local partners are stepping into the void created by the end of the school year to feed children whose families rely heavily on federal feeding programs in school. Children 18 and under can be fed for free during much of the summer at schools, parks, recreation centers, and housing complexes […]
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We are grateful to partner once again with the National Association of Letter Carriers on the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive scheduled for Saturday, May 13. This year’s edition will be the 25th Anniversary of this annual largest single day nationwide food drive. Simply leave a bag of non-perishable food at your mail box on May […]
We are pleased to announce that upon completion of the final six months of an 18-month grant cycle with the Walmart Foundation, we were among 33 food banks that received a grant in the amount of $18,900 in recognition of exceeding six percent growth in the amount of donated product reclaimed from national chain retailers for distribution to the […]
The Beaumont Foundation is an impactful grantor, making grants and scholarships locally, but also across a large geographic footprint. One of the Foundation’s passions is supporting hunger relief initiatives and food banks throughout the state of Texas, so we were delighted to have this local foundation recently bring us a grant check of $75,000 to […]
We are truly grateful for all HEB does to help us fight hunger throughout the year. Most recently, we are delighted to have received a truckload (576 cases) of oatmeal just in time for the holidays. Thanks HEB for doing your part to make Southeast Texas a better place!
In this holiday season, when pausing to give thanks and count blessings is part of the joy of the season, we are grateful to the entire Southeast Texas community for helping us reach a record food distribution milestone. With nearly a month to go still, we have already been blessed this year to distribute in […]
Representatives of OCI Beaumont, LLC delivered a sign of the company’s community spirit in time for the holidays, visiting the Food Bank to present a $15,000 check to advance our mission. OCI Beaumont has been a strong supporter of our operations both through corporate volunteerism and corporate philanthropy. We are grateful for this latest gesture of generosity […]
The journey of turkeys to holiday tables by way of the Food Bank has begun! Between now and mid-November, approximately 90 partner agencies will pick up or have delivered to them a total of almost 6,000 turkeys that will soon find their way into grocery distributions from pantries, special holiday-themed food giveaway baskets or special holiday meals […]
Come to the Southeast Texas Food Bank on Saturday, October 15 to learn more about proper nutrition and physical activity and the impact good nutrition and exercise practices can have on your health. Vendors will be present to share information about the resources they can offer and there will be cooking demonstrations, produce giveaways, and […]
Share Your Christmas is an annual joint collaborative effort between the Southeast Texas Food Bank and 12News to raise funds and collect food to sustain the Food Bank through the high demand holiday season and into the start of the New Year. Businesses, schools, individuals, families, and religious or civic groups can participate to help […]