The East Texas Food Bank Resource Centers provide a one-stop-shop of wraparound services with a food pantry, benefits assistance and other support services. The Deep East Texas Resource Center in Lufkin is currently open, the Longview Resource Center will open in October 2023, the Tyler Resource Center will open in December 2023 and the Texarkana Resource Center will open in 2024.
Mission/Vision: The East Texas Food Bank exists to fight hunger and feed hope in East Texas. Our vision is a hunger-free East Texas.
About: The East Texas Food Bank is the largest hunger-relief nonprofit in East Texas covering 26 counties. ETFB provides over 27 million meals each year to 200 partner agencies and feeding programs. Our programs include the BackPack Program, Kids Café/Afterschool Snack, Summer Food Program, Senior Box Program, Nutrition Education, Benefits Assistance, Mobile Pantry and Resource Centers in Lufkin, Tyler, Longview, and Texarkana.
27,096,700 – Meals provided to hungry East Texans in FY2023.
26 – Number of counties in East Texas we serve.
200 – Number of partners and feeding programs we provide food for.
188,530 – East Texans are facing hunger according to Feeding America Map the Meal Gap.
63,260 – East Texas children who are facing hunger according to Feeding America Map The Meal Gap.
1 in 7 East Texans, including 1 in 5 children, are facing hunger.
151,000 – Approximate households served by the East Texas Food Bank in FY2023.
Volunteer: Volunteers are welcome at our Volunteer Center at the East Texas Food Bank, at our Resource Centers in Lufkin, Longview and Tyler as well as our mobile distributions throughout our service area. To find available opportunities, visit www.EastTexasFoodBank.org/volunteer .
In-Kind Donations: Non-perishable food donations are accepted at our warehouse during normal business hours. We are located at 3201 Robertson Road. In Tyler.
Location: 3201 Robertson Road Tyler, TX 75701
Make a donation to support these programs. Our promise to you is that 100% of your designation will go to these programs
and not to cover United Way admin thanks to our Community Pillar Sponsors.