The mission of the East Texas Food Bank is to fight hunger and feed hope in East Texas. Our vision is a hunger-free East Texas.
Since 1988, the East Texas Food Bank, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has provided food to over 200 partner agencies, in an effort to feed children, the working poor and seniors throughout 26 counties in East Texas
In 2012, over 16 million pounds of food was distributed to hungry East Texans equaling 14 million meals. 1 in 4 children, 1 in 5 adults and 1 in 7 seniors in East Texas are "at-risk of hunger".
Read personal stories of how hunger affects East Texans.
As part of our vision of a hunger-free East Texas, the East Texas Food Bank raises awareness of hunger by working with the media to inform the public through print, television, radio and online communications.