News Archive

Mar 14

What It's Like to Work at Central Texas Food Bank for 16+ Years – Employee Spotlight

The longest-tenured employee of Central Texas Food Bank, Art Perez reflects on CTFB's history and the exciting innovations taking place under new leadership.

Mar 07

Central Texas Food Bank Celebrates Another Successful Amplify Austin Day

The Central Texas Food Bank is number 1 for the THIRD year in a row! Thank you to all the donors, fundraisers, and sponsors for their generosity.

Feb 16

Food Bank Celebrates Launch of New Onsite Emergency Food Pantry

The Central Texas Food Bank celebrates the opening of its new onsite emergency food pantry which will provide access to free and nutritious food for neighbors in need. Austin City Councilmember Vanessa Fuentes joined President and CEO Sari Vatske to share remarks on the impact of hunger in Central Texas during the ceremony. Feeding Texas and Feeding America were also in attendance. 

Feb 07

Food Bank Responds to Need After Dangerous Ice Storm Hits Central Texas

With the support of our amazing community, the Central Texas Food Bank mobilized quickly to meet the need during and after the recent ice storm.

Jan 31

How the Food Bank Is Using Data Insights to End Hunger in Central Texas – Employee Spotlight

Lisa Humphrey started in October 2021 as the Central Texas Food Bank Community Insights Manager. Her work is focused on using qualitative data analysis to help support Central Texans facing hunger.

Jan 17

Food Bank Volunteers Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Day

This Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Delta Sigma Theta and Zeta Phi Beta Sororities volunteered in the Food Bank’s warehouse to kick off Service Week with us!

Jan 10

Food Bank Helps Veteran Transition Out of Homelessness

With support from the VA, Grant was able to get the resources he needed to find housing. Through the transition, he finds additional help at his local mobile food pantry.

Dec 09

A Tough Nut to Crack - Team Member Spotlight

Owen McGrattan is September's Employee of the Month! Read more about what makes him such a special member of our team.

Dec 07

Food Bank Supports Retired Father

After an accident at work left Roman temporarily disabled, he was forced to retire. With months of rehabilitation for his injury and a new fixed budget to adjust to, he turned to the Food Bank to help support his family.

Dec 02

8 Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

The spirit of giving is a pillar of our community, especially during the holiday season. If you’re looking for ways to give back this month, we’ve got you covered.