Donate Money

The East Texas Food Bank achieves its mission of providing food to people in need throughout East Texas by partnering with you. The work is funded by gifts – large and small – from individuals, corporations, foundations and others in east Texas and nationwide.  Your gifts make a difference – in the lives of nearly 253,000 East Texans.

If you prefer to send a gift by mail, please address it to the mailing address below, to the attention of the Development Department or call 903.597.3663 to make a donation by phone.

 Make a Monthly GiftMeal A Day

Be assured every day, that your monthly gifts help struggling parents put food on the table for their children, and keep our elderly neighbors fed.

 Make a Tribute Gift

Give in honor or memory of a loved one, or business associate. It is a wonderful way to pay tribute to someone—or a special occasion.

 Matching Gifts

Search for organizations that will match gifts of time and/or money.

 Stock Donations

Donate stock and investments to help fight hunger.

 Planned Giving

Feed A Legacy

 Spotlight on Gifts

Find inspiration and challenge yourself.


Donations to East Texas Food Bank are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.  The Regional East Texas Food Bank is a registered 501(c)(3) organization with the Internal Revenue Service.  Federal Tax ID: 75-2222686

For more information on these and other giving opportunities, please contact the ETFB Development Departmer 903.617.2020.

The East Texas Food Bank upholds the AFP Code of Ethical Procedures and Standards of Professional Practice.  Read the Donor Bill of Rights

Development Team

Kali LaPrade


Community Engagement & Special Events Coordinator
 Email Kali

Jonathan Benedetti

Jonathan Benedetti

Grants Manager
 Email Jonathan

Keidra Dunning

Keidra Dunning

Donor Services/Database Manager
 Email Keidra

Angie Butterfield

Angie Butterfield

Development Associate
 Email Angie

Make a difference...

  • $1.00 provides food for up to eight meals.
  • $25 provides milk for 100 growing children for one month.
  • $50 can feed a family of four for a week.
  • $156 feeds a senior very weekend for a year.
  • $500 provides a month of hot meals for children in an after-school program.
  • $1,000 pays for rural delivery routes in a 26-county service region for a week.
  • $2,500 provides a truck load of fresh produce.
  • $5,000 helps the food bank purchase warehouse equipment to help distribute food to more than 200 partner agencies.
  • $10,000 provides more 1,600 boxes of food to families, through the Mobile Pantry program, that cannot get to a food pantry.