News Archive

Sep 08

Thank you, Whataburger, for Fighting Hunger

Whataburger is celebrating 71 years by fighting hunger in Central Texas and across its 10-state footprint. Locally, the burger chain helped raise more than 76,000 meals for our neighbors in need. Thank you, Whataburger!

Sep 08

Get Involved in Hunger Action Month

It's Hunger Action Month! Join us in the nationwide movement to raise awareness about hunger and take action to fight hunger. Get started today! 

Aug 25

Volunteers Help Serve the Increased Demand during Summer

The ongoing pandemic and summer have increased demand for our services. Thanks to the support of our amazing volunteers, we can ensure Central Texans in need have access to nourishing meals. 

Aug 17

After Setbacks, Food Bank Helps Family Get Ready for Back to School

Ana's family has had a rough year trying to keep a roof over their heads, put food on the table and trying to cover health expenses. Thanks to the Food Bank, Ana can ensure her granddaughter has nourishing meals to thrive this school year.

Aug 12

Food Bank’s Summer Kids Weekend Meal Program Serves Families in Bell County

Thanks to a grant from Feeding America and Morgan Stanley, families like Lieandra's have access to our BackPack program, which helps meet weekend meal needs for kids in need.

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!