Facts

Our Mission Statement

The East Texas Food Bank exists to fight hunger and feed hope in East Texas.

Our Vision

Our vision is a hunger-free East Texas.

By The Numbers

  • 20,900,000 – Meals provided to hungry East Texans in FY2018.
  • 5th – Texas ranks fifth in child food insecurity rate, according to the Feeding America Map The Meal Gap study
  • 1st – Texas ranks first in the number of children who are food insecure, according to the Feeding America Map The Meal Gap study
  • 26 – Number of counties in East Texas we serve.
  • 200 – Number of partners and feeding programs we provide food for.
  • 473,000 – East Texans who are “at-risk of hunger”, according to the American Communities Survey.
    • 1 in 4 – East Texas children are food insecure.
    • 1 in 5 – East Texas adults are food insecure.
  • 82,000 – Households that are served by the East Texas Food Bank.