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

  • 27,092,000 – Meals provided to hungry East Texans in FY2022.
  • 6th – Texas ranks sixth in overall food insecurity rate.
  • 7th – Texas ranks seventh in child food insecurity rate.
  • 1st – Texas ranks first in the number of children who are food insecure.
  • 26 – Number of counties in East Texas we serve.
  • 200 – Number of partners and feeding programs we provide food for.
  • 204,040 – East Texans (including children) who are facing hunger according to Feeding America Map The Meal Gap.
  • 70,560 – East Texas children who are facing hunger according to Feeding America Map The Meal Gap.
  • 1 in 6 East Texans, including 1 in 4 children, are facing hunger.
  • 117,300 – Approximate households that are served by the East Texas Food Bank in FY2022.