Stocking Our Shelves, Sparking Change: Our Powerful Partnership with Walmart and Sam's Club


At the Central Texas Food Bank, we are committed to ending hunger in our community through innovative programs and initiatives that help make nutritious food accessible to all. Incredible support from partners like Walmart and Sam's Club help make this vital work possible.

Their contributions extend far beyond financial support, with their commitment to combating food insecurity evident in their substantial donations of fresh produce and other essential items. Their generosity has been instrumental in bolstering the efforts of food banks like ours, ensuring that nutritious food reaches those in need. The 11 million pounds of food that has been donated since 2021, with nearly 70% comprising fresh produce, underscores the significant impact of their contributions on alleviating hunger in our community.

Through their extensive network of stores and distribution centers, Walmart and Sam's Club have demonstrated a steadfast dedication to addressing food insecurity, embodying corporate responsibility at its finest. Their donations not only provide sustenance but also promote health and well-being, exemplifying their commitment to making a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals and families facing adversity.

Walmart’s company culture fosters generosity through their Executive-Level matching gift program, employee contributions to the Central Texas Food Bank are amplified, maximizing the impact of individual giving. Additionally, Walmart promotes a culture of service by donating $10 for every hour an employee volunteers with a community organization – including the Food Bank!

Walmart employees volunteering at the Central Texas Food Bank

Volunteering at the food bank is a vital act of service that reverberates throughout the local community. Employees that give their time at the Food Bank play a crucial role in sorting, packaging, and distributing food items to those in need. Their dedication not only ensures that surplus food reaches those who require it most but also fosters a sense of community spirit and solidarity. By giving their time and energy, these volunteers help to alleviate hunger and offer hope and support to individuals and families experiencing challenging times. Through the collaborative efforts of volunteers and generous donors like Walmart and Sam's Club, the impact is amplified, making a tangible difference in the lives of countless individuals and families across the community.

We're excited to be a part of the 11th annual Fight Hunger. Spark Change. Campaign! From April 1st through 29th, 2024, Walmart and Sam's Club customers and members have the power to make a difference through several easy options like purchasing participating products, donating at checkout or donating online at Feeding America's Fight Hunger. Spark Change. website.

Together, with committed support from community partners like Walmart and Sam's Club, we can create a future where hunger is no longer a concern in Central Texas.  Visit our website or the Fight Hunger. Spark Change. Website to learn more about the Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign and how you can get involved!