Families receive food boxes at distribution Backpacks are filled with food for the weekends Backpack Buddy Program volunteers Sorting food for Backpack Buddy Program

Houston Food Bank

Org #43948
Vetted since 2017 Site Visit Verified
1982
year founded
$369,611
raised on GlobalGiving
4
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Houston Food Bank (HFB) is the largest food bank in the United States in meals distributed to partner agencies and a member of Feeding America, the largest hunger-relief charity in the nation. HFB's mission is to provide food for better lives. In the last fiscal year, which includes COVID-19 response, we provided access to 159 million nutritious meals in 18 counties in southeast Texas through our 1,500 community partners of food pantries, soup kitchens, social service providers and schools. In addition, the Food Bank provides child hunger-relief, public benefits application assistance, nutrition education and food collection programs to benefit the local community. These programs empower... read more

Project Leaders
Stacy Laster
Stacy Laster
Amy Ragan
Amy Ragan
Lesly Johnson
Lesly Johnson
Team
Brian Greene, Nicole Lander, Matthew Toomes, Kathy Fountain, Amy Ragan
Organization Information
Houston Food Bank
Houston, TX 77029
United States
713-223-3700
Organization Information
Houston Food Bank
Houston, TX 77029
United States
713-223-3700

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Feb 16, 2022
Here's Where We Used Your Donations
When our neighbors are struggling, Houston Food Bank is there—every day of the year. Our efficient work and network of community partners means that we are uniquely prepared to respond to...
Oct 28, 2021
Houston Food Bank Update: Small Donations Make Big Impact
Donations through GlobalGiving are making a big impact on Houston Food Bank's (HFB) recovery efforts in response to the pandemic and after the Winter Storm.  With...
Jul 8, 2021
Houston Food Bank Impact: COVID-19 Response
Since our last report in March 2021, HFB has continued to serve communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic across our 18-county service area in southeast Texas. In April and May of...
 
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