Spotlight on Gifts
Thanks to our donors and sponsors for helping us continue to feed hungry East Texans.
Star College donates to ETFB
Star College of Cosmetology made an $800 donation to support the efforts of the East Texas Food Bank. Students donated money to wear their normal clothes to class instead of the uniforms. Star College also matched the student donations.
Woodforest Charitable Foundation supports ETFB BackPack Program
The Woodforest Charitable Foundation made a $20,000 gift to the ETFB to support the BackPack Programs throughout East Texas. The programs provide vital support for children over the weekends so they return to school Monday ready to learn.
Beaumont Foundation supports ETFB Fresh Produce Program
The Beaumont Foundation made a $50,000 donation to the ETFB Fresh Produce Program to help increase the amount of fresh, nutritious produce for distribution to agencies and clients throughout East Texas.
12th Annual Ice Bowl in Tyler gives back to ETFB
Tyler Parks and Recreation donated $1,600 to the East Texas Food Bank from funds raised in the 2018 Ice Bowl. The event was held at Lindsey Park in January 2018. In addition to funds, over 250 pounds of food was collected and donated. Since the first Ice Bowl in 2006, the event has raised over $17,600 to help feed those in need in East Texas.