Businesses, churches, schools, and other organizations and individuals are invited to rally around Southeast Texans in need this holiday season through our annual Share Your Christmas Food Drive. This year, the drive will focus on the special theme of Help After Harvey. Help us gather food and funds that can bring hunger relief to tens of thousands of […]
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In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, we are restoring basic operations at the Food Bank and transitioning back to a model of sharing food and water with our partner distribution agencies, especially those engaged in any ongoing disaster relief, as well as direct distributions in the form of Mobile Pantries in communities spread around our […]
We are thankful for the generosity of Southeast Texans that helped generate nearly $2 million of support for United Way of Beaumont & North Jefferson County. That geneorsity in turn comes to agencies like us. We are delighted to be among the agencies receiving generous support for our programs in 2017 – 2018. Great job […]
The Southeast Texas Food Bank has been selected as a contractor for the federal Commodity Supplemental Food Program (Senior Food Box Program) to distribute 2,000 boxes of food to qualifying seniors each month. We are currently engaged in the enrollment process to identify up to 2,000 qualifying seniors and to develop a waiting list of seniors […]
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 […]
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 […]