Give Food

There are many ways individuals, businesses, organizations and groups can donate food to the East Texas Food Bank.  Donated food will be combined with other food products to complete nutritious meals for East Texas children, adults and senior citizens.

How can I donate or host a food drive?

Donate Here Food BarrelYou can make your donations to the East Texas Food Bank at food drives happening now, or drop off your donation at our main distribution center in Tyler during normal business hours.
 
Individuals, businesses or organizations wanting to hold a food drive are asked to complete a Food Drive Request at least 2 weeks in advance.

What items can be donated?

  • Non-perishable item such as: canned fruit and/or vegetables, evaporated milk, corn meal mix
  • Foods that are unopened
  • Foods that are not in glass containers
  • Foods within expiration dates listed on the packaging

What are the most needed items?

  • Canned meat or fish (ham, Spam, pork, tuna, salmon)
  • Canned vegetables & fruits (all sizes & kinds)
  • Canned juices
  • Canned or packaged meats (mac and cheese, chili, stews, soups, pasta, peanut butter-plastic jar only, cereal-hot or cold)
  • Personal hygiene products (toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, diapers-all sizes, toilet tissue)
For more information about giving food, contact Rosemary McClain.

The East Texas Food Bank complies with The Good Faith Donor Act of Texas and The Emerson Good Samaritan Food Act.
 
 
 

Current Food Drives

Noonday Tractor & AuctionEvent spans multiple days
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 -
Sat, 06 Dec 2014

All Day Event

NadaLottaRanch Bath WorksEvent spans multiple days
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 -
Sat, 29 Nov 2014

All Day Event

Key Energy ServicesEvent spans multiple days
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 -
Mon, 24 Nov 2014

All Day Event

Miss Texas CollegeEvent spans multiple days
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 -
Wed, 26 Nov 2014

All Day Event

Suddenlink CommunicationsEvent spans multiple days
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 -
Mon, 15 Dec 2014

All Day Event

ConvergysEvent spans multiple days
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 -
Mon, 24 Nov 2014

All Day Event

Edward JonesEvent spans multiple days
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 -
Mon, 08 Dec 2014

All Day Event

ETMC Olympic CenterEvent spans multiple days
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 -
Sat, 29 Nov 2014

All Day Event

Ultra OrthodonticsEvent spans multiple days
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 -
Tue, 25 Nov 2014

All Day Event

United Credit UnionEvent spans multiple days
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 -
Mon, 15 Dec 2014

All Day Event

B-FIT Personal TrainingEvent spans multiple days
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 -
Thu, 27 Nov 2014

All Day Event

Cooperative Teachers Credit Union Event spans multiple days
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 -
Tue, 25 Nov 2014

All Day Event

Liberty Services, IncEvent spans multiple days
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 -
Fri, 19 Dec 2014

All Day Event

Dermatology Associates of TylerEvent spans multiple days
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 -
Mon, 15 Dec 2014

All Day Event

Storage MaxEvent spans multiple days
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 -
Wed, 17 Dec 2014

All Day Event

Griffin Elementary School Student CouncilEvent spans multiple days
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 -
Tue, 16 Dec 2014

All Day Event

Jordan Health ServicesEvent spans multiple days
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 -
Sun, 23 Nov 2014

All Day Event

Oak Tree AcademyEvent spans multiple days
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 -
Fri, 12 Dec 2014

All Day Event

Pinnnacle at North ChaseEvent spans multiple days
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 -
Fri, 19 Dec 2014

All Day Event

Cavender'sEvent spans multiple days
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 -
Wed, 26 Nov 2014

All Day Event

Dovetree ApartmentsEvent spans multiple days
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 -
Fri, 19 Dec 2014

All Day Event

Gaudy Couture, Inc.Event spans multiple days
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 -
Sat, 29 Nov 2014

All Day Event

Vista CollegeEvent spans multiple days
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 -
Thu, 18 Dec 2014

All Day Event

The Ridge at Tyler ApartmentsEvent spans multiple days
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 -
Mon, 22 Dec 2014

All Day Event

Beltone Hearing Aid CenterEvent spans multiple days
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 -
Fri, 19 Dec 2014

All Day Event


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