News Archive

Mar 27

Food Bank is Helping Make Pantries Healthier

The Food Bank is working with our Partner Agencies through our Healthy Pantry Initiative to make the healthy choice, the easy choice for clients.

Mar 21

Produce of the Month Class Expands Gardening and Cooking Skills

The Food Bank's Produce of the Month: Garden-Inspired Cooking on a Budget class introduces students to harvesting fresh produce and how to prepare the food at home.

Mar 12

Food Bank Launches Produce-Focused Meal Kit Pilot Program

The Food Bank is piloting a nutrition initiative program called Power Packs: Fueling Healthy Kids to help increase consumption of fresh vegetables and lean proteins among kids and parents.

Mar 08

Amplify Austin Breaks Record, Thanks to You

This year's Amplify Austin was a huge success thanks to the incredible support from our community. Thanks to you, we're able to provide healthy food to families in need. 

Mar 05

Temple Mayor Recognizes Food Bank's Work

Last month, the City of Temple Mayor Timothy Davis recognized the Food Bank's efforts to fight hunger in Temple, Texas.

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!