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About Us

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 FY2016, 21.8 million meals were distributed to hungry East Texans.  1 in 4 children and 1 in 5 adults in East Texas are food insecure..

Hunger in East Texas

Read personal stories of how hunger affects East Texans.

News & Media

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.


Charity Navigator Four Star Charity


Member of Feeding America

  Feeding Texas BBB Accredited Charity