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

  • 24,918,000 – Meals provided to hungry East Texans in FY2021.
  • 7th – 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.
  • 239,800 – East Texans who are facing hunger according to projections from Feeding America (including those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 85,450 – Hungry children in our 26 county service area according to projections from Feeding America (including those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 1 in 5 East Texans, including more than 1 in 4 children, are facing hunger.
  • 111,208 – Approximate households that are served by the East Texas Food Bank in FY21.