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“We have been able to have enough food for everyone that comes.”

Ursula Plaisance has been the director of Helping Hands of Kilgore, an East Texas Food Bank partner agency, for just over four years. However, nothing could have prepared her for the effects of 2020 on her pantry. “COVID really rocked all of our worlds,” Ursula said. “We’ve seen an influx of people that have had […]

Touring the East Texas Food Bank

Recently, Mark Robinson with Southwestern Electric Power Company, toured the East Texas Food Bank and made a generous donation. He was so struck by what he saw, that he wanted to share his experience with us. “I was quite pleased when the American Electric Power Foundation approved our funding request for holiday hunger programs in […]

Food Bank Events

16th Annual Ice Bowl Disc Golf Tournament

Saturday, January 16
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lindsey Park, 12557 Spur 364 W.
Tyler, TX United States



Monday, January 18
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Drive Thru Distribution (Lufkin)

Tuesday, January 26
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

George Henderson Expo Center, 1200 Ellen Trout Dr
Lufkin, TX United States


Drive Thru Distribution (Tyler)

Friday, February 5
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

East Texas State Fairgrounds, 2112 W Front St
Tyler, TX United States


Drive Thru Distribution (Longview)

Friday, February 12
8:00 am – 10:00 am

Gregg County Fairgrounds, 1123 Jaycee Dr
Longview, TX United States