News Archive

Mar 04

Cooking Demos Provide Nutrition Education at Mobile Pantries

Our nutrition team has introduced cooking demonstrations at Mobile Food Pantry sites in an effort to expand nutrition education and show clients how to cook the food they receive at the distributions.

Feb 25

Family Turns to Food Bank After Relocating

Carlos and Vanessa moved with their daughters to Texas from California. It hasn't been easy starting over. We need your help to close the meal gap during Amplify Austin to ensure families like Carlos' have a meal on their table. 

Feb 20

Grandma Gets Help from the Food Bank

Willie is a loving grandmother. Despite being on a fixed income, she has taken in her grandkids to help them get on their feet. Thanks to the Food Bank, she's able to stretch her meals.

Feb 18

Local Restaurants Help Provide Thousands of Meals for Kids In Need

Mealshare partners with restaurants to help nourish kids in need locally and internationally. In Central Texas, participating restaurants have helped provide 71,500 meals last year. Thank you, Mealshare!

Feb 15

Family Gets Help at Mobile Food Pantry

Johnny and his wife are both disabled. Thanks to the Food Bank, they’re able to provide for their granddaughters. During Amplify Austin, you can help families like Johnny's. Make a gift today!

Feb 06

Help Close the Meal Gap for Kids

There are nearly 450,000 people in Central Texas who don't know where their next meal is coming from. One third of those are children. Help us close the meal gap for kids in Central Texas by donating during Amplify Austin!

Feb 06

New Food Bank Initiative Increases Food Rescue Efforts

The Food Bank has partnered with Feeding America and local nonprofit Keep Austin Fed to help reduce food waste through a new pilot program called Middle Mile Food Rescue.

Feb 05

Central Texans Tackle Hunger, Raising Millions of Meals

Thanks to the incredible support from our community, we were able to raise more than 2.8 million meals for Central Texans in need through Souper Bowl of Caring.

Jan 25

Volunteers Honor MLK with Day of Service

Volunteers packed the Food Bank to honor and celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by giving back during our Day of Service.

Jan 24

Volunteers from Abroad Learn About Hunger

A group of AIESEC members, a youth leadership organization, stopped by the Food Bank to volunteer and learn about food insecurity and what the Food Bank is doing to fight hunger.