News Archive

Jul 22

Food Bank Launches Home Delivery Program

The Food Bank has partnered with Amazon and Austin Public Health Neighborhood Sevices to launch a home delivery program to help increase food access to Central Texans facing barriers to attending in-person food distributions.

Jul 08

Food Bank Provides Nourishing Meals for Family this Summer

Irene lost her job during the pandemic and her family has been struggling to make ends meet. With less income and her children at home for the summer, it has been even tougher. Thanks to the Food Bank's food distributions, her kids can enjoy nourishing meals so they can enjoy their summer break.

Jun 22

Boy Scout’s Eagle Scout Project Helps Maintain our Garden

For his Eagle Scout project, 16-year-old Lee constructed and installed two bat houses and a purple martin house in our garden. The addition of these houses will help maintain our garden. 

Jun 10

Food Bank Helps Family During Summer

Blanca and her husband both work, but the pandemic has strained their budget to the brink. With the kids at home for the summer, Blanca is grateful for the food she receives from the Food Bank to nourish her kids and save money at the store. 

May 19

Senior Relies on Local Food Pantry to Make Ends Meet

91-year-old Janet lives on a fixed income, but sometimes it's not enough. For more than a decade, she has turned to her local pantry for healthy, nourishing meals. We're proud to serve seniors like Janet!

May 05

Food Bank Helps Senior Couple Stretch Budget for Health Expenses

Arlene and her husband are retired, but they worked part-time to stretch their budget. The pandemic caused them to lose their jobs, making it difficult to get the medical care they need. Thanks to the Food Bank, they can save on groceries to help them meet their basic needs.

Apr 29

Food Bank Volunteer Spotlight: Kathy!

Kathy is one of our amazing administrative volunteers. She works behind the scenes helping us thank and mail information to our supporters on time. Thank you, Kathy, for your incredible dedication!

Apr 23

Volunteers Make a Difference in our Garden and Kitchen

Whether volunteers help prepare kids' meals in the kitchen or help harvest produce in our garden, we are thankful for all their to make our mission possible.

Apr 15

Food Bank Volunteer Spotlight: Abby!

Abby began volunteering regularly in our warehouse when the pandemic began. But she wanted to do more. Now she is one of our Volunteer Leaders and has donated hundreds of hours to help fight hunger.

Apr 07

Food Bank Volunteer Spotlight: Allen!

Allen joined our Mobile Food Pantry distributions when he retired from the Navy. For more than a year now, he has been helping us feed families in need. Thank you for all your help, Allen!