News Archive

Nov 13

This Holiday Season, Feel Good Again by Sharing Meals with Families in Need

Sabrina is a single mom who works hard to provide for her daughter. With all her expenses, Sabrina couldn't afford a turkey. Thanks to the Food Bank, her family can share special moments over a Thanksgiving dinner.

Nov 12

Donate Money Instead of Food: Five Reasons Why

Want to make a greater impact for families in need? Make a monetary donation instead of donating food. The Food Bank can stretch your dollar to provide more meals and help build a healthier community.

Nov 07

Disabled Veteran Receives Help from the Food Bank

John is a Vietnam War veteran who lives on a fixed income, but it's hard to make ends meet. The Food Bank is proud to serve veterans like John thorugh our veteran-only food distributions.

Nov 05

Food Bank Helps Family During Slow Work Periods

Rainy weather means Alejandra's husband is unable to work as a painter. As the provider of the family, times are tough when his paycheck is short. Thanks to the Food Bank, Alejandra is able to stock her pantry and keep food on the table.

Oct 18

Elderly Couple Turn to Food Bank to Stay Healthy

Earnest and his wife suffer from multilple health problems. With the help from the Food Bank, they can maintain a healthy diet and save money on food for their medical expenses.

Oct 15

Food Bank Receives $150,000 Grant from Starbucks to Expand Food Distribution Efforts

Within the next year, we’ll be able to serve more families in need in even more areas in Central Texas thanks to a $150,000 grant from Starbucks.

Oct 10

Culinary Training Program Prepares Students for the Food Industry

The Food Bank offers a free Culinary Training Program that provides students with three months of hands-on culinary training experience to help them jump start their culinary career.

Sep 16

Boy Scout Helps Restore Food Bank's Garden Benches

Boy Scout member and Food Bank supporter, Lake, decided to help restore our garden benches to earn his community badge on his way to becoming an Eagle Scout.

Sep 09

Austin Restaurant Weeks 2019 Raises More Than 586,772 meals

Austin Restaurant Weeks, a two-week dining attraction benefiting the Food Bank, has wrapped up. This year's event raised more than 586,772 meals for Central Texas families.

Aug 30

Join In During Hunger Action Month

September is Hunger Action Month, a time for our community to come together to raise awareness about hunger.