News Archive

Jun 03

Food Bank Fights Summer Hunger in Austin

Hunger is a serious issue for the 1 in 5 Central Texas kids facing hunger. You can help bring back the joys of summer for kids like Keylie, who is looking forward to riding her bike and playing tag.

May 15

Food Bank Helps Senior Make Ends Meet

Rachel suffered an assault that left her disabled. Her fixed income isn't enough to cover all her medical bills and expenses. She relies on the Food Bank for nourishing meals that keep her healthy.

May 10

Fight Senior Hunger During Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month and we're raising awareness about senior hunger. During this month, we're encouraging our community take action and help us make a difference in the lives of our older neighbors.

May 07

Veteran Receives Help for His Family at Mobile Pantry

With Robert's and his wife's recent tirement, the couple is struggling to make ends meet. They turned to the Food Bank's Mobile Food Pantry for the first time for healthy food to take home. 

May 02

Senior Gets Help During Career Change

Kathleen is trying to get back on her feet. After losing her job, she decided to go back to school, but it has been difficult to make ends meet without a job. Thanks to the Food Bank's HOPE program, she can fill her pantry.

Apr 22

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet William and Xiaomin

William and his dad, Xiaomin, make an incredible team. A summer volunteer shift turned into a commitment to make a difference. Thank you for your passion for fighting hunger!

Apr 16

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Ciji

Whether it's hot or cold, Ciji is always ready to help us out in the garden with everything from planting to harvesting. We are incredibly grateful to have Ciji helping us fight hunger. Thank you, Ciji!

Apr 15

Congratulations to our Culinary Graduates!

Our second culinary class of students has graduated. We are so proud of them and we can't wait to see what they'll be cooking in the future. Congratulations!

Apr 08

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Karen

Karen is a familiar face at some of our Mobile Food Pantries. She helps put food into the hands of families in need with a bright smile on her face. Thank you, Karen, for your years of incredible service!

Apr 03

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Davida

Davida can usually be found in the kitchen helping seal kids' meals. Since 2017, she has dedicated more than 488 hours helping our kitchen staff prepare meals for families in need. Davida, you are amazing!