The arrival of the Coronavirus has brought a new season of need for many, and the Food Bank is ramping up additional service to meet that additional need.
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19 02, 2020

Did you know the San Antonio Food Bank does more than food distribution to help our neighbors facing hunger?

2020-02-19T15:03:04-06:00

The first time Jackie heard about the San Antonio Food Bank, she was looking for help in applying for SNAP – a federal program that provides nutrition benefits to supplement food budgets of individuals facing hunger. Jackie reached out to our team for help applying for assistance but never dreamed her call would [...]

Did you know the San Antonio Food Bank does more than food distribution to help our neighbors facing hunger?2020-02-19T15:03:04-06:00
11 02, 2020

Wallis Bank Gives Back to Food Banks

2020-02-11T08:23:07-06:00

Wallis Bank had a stellar year of giving back this past holiday season. Numerous employees took up the opportunity to make donations towards the food banks located in their communities, and together, over 4,600 pounds of food were donated. Wallis Bank and its employees donated 172 pounds of food to the Atlanta Community Food Bank, 520 [...]

Wallis Bank Gives Back to Food Banks2020-02-11T08:23:07-06:00
14 01, 2020

2020 Fiesta medals depict Baby Yoda, Flaming Cheetos and Davy Crockett sugar skull (107.1 KTSA)

2020-01-14T09:01:53-06:00

Garrett Heath recently unveiled this year’s SA Flavor food-inspired Fiesta medal on Facebook Live. It’s the egg-and-bacon breakfast taco medal with two versions to choose from–bacon strips or chopped bacon. Each sells for $10 and one dollar from the sale of each one  will benefit the San Antonio Food Bank.

2020 Fiesta medals depict Baby Yoda, Flaming Cheetos and Davy Crockett sugar skull (107.1 KTSA)2020-01-14T09:01:53-06:00
6 01, 2020

Compassion Through Food (ICMA News)

2020-01-06T08:14:31-06:00

The San Antonio Food Bank's Approach to Helping Asylum Seekers Feel at Home [PM Magazine, January 2020]   In the November 2019 issue of PM Magazine, we introduced this article series about the city of San Antonio’s response to an influx of asylum seekers with the article, “Bienvenido. Bienvenue. Bem-Vindo. Akeyi. No Matter How You Say It, the [...]

Compassion Through Food (ICMA News)2020-01-06T08:14:31-06:00
2 01, 2020

San Antonio’s Response to Migrant Influx Showed Compassion, Solidarity (Rivard Report)

2020-01-02T10:23:33-06:00

On March 28, Travis Park Church got a call from Interfaith Welcome Coalition (IWC) volunteers at the nearby bus station. They were overwhelmed by an influx of migrants who needed a place to sleep. In just a few hours, the staff at our church opened up the building and set up hurricane cots in our Sunday [...]

San Antonio’s Response to Migrant Influx Showed Compassion, Solidarity (Rivard Report)2020-01-02T10:23:33-06:00
26 12, 2019

Blessed Angels nonprofit helps San Antonians and area residents of all ages with food, school supplies, clothing and love (SA Express News)

2019-12-27T11:22:32-06:00

Blessed Angels nonprofit helps San Antonians and area residents of all ages with food, school supplies, clothing and love

Blessed Angels nonprofit helps San Antonians and area residents of all ages with food, school supplies, clothing and love (SA Express News)2019-12-27T11:22:32-06:00
26 12, 2019

SA Food Bank’s CEO: Stopping Hunger Calls for Support Beyond Canned Goods (Rivard Report)

2019-12-27T11:22:32-06:00

On a recent December day, (Eric) Cooper was at the Pre-K 4 SA North Education Center on Medical Drive, where food bank employees and volunteers were handing out bags of fresh produce to families of the students for use during the winter holiday break. He talked about why he left the for-profit business world to spend the [...]

SA Food Bank’s CEO: Stopping Hunger Calls for Support Beyond Canned Goods (Rivard Report)2019-12-27T11:22:32-06:00
24 12, 2019

‘We can’t Food Bank our way out of this’: SA Food Bank braces for influx from proposed SNAP changes (KENS 5 News)

2019-12-27T11:22:32-06:00

Roughly 3.7 million Americans could be impacted by changes to the food stamp program. The San Antonio Food Bank is preparing to keep the city fed in the new year. --- Inside a bustling warehouse, it's not hard to see the major need the San Antonio Food Bank fulfills. "We feed about 58,000 people each [...]

‘We can’t Food Bank our way out of this’: SA Food Bank braces for influx from proposed SNAP changes (KENS 5 News)2019-12-27T11:22:32-06:00
23 12, 2019

‘Holiday Box with Fox’ feeds thousands of families across San Antonio (FOX 29 News)

2019-12-27T11:22:32-06:00

With our viewers help, we were able to feed thousands of families across the Alamo City this holiday for Fox San Antonio's Holiday Box with Fox. These boxes will be delivered to the families on Friday. Members from Wells Fargo helped out and volunteered to pack the groceries.

‘Holiday Box with Fox’ feeds thousands of families across San Antonio (FOX 29 News)2019-12-27T11:22:32-06:00
19 12, 2019

San Antonio Meals Financial institution offers 12000 bins of meals for seniors

2019-12-27T11:22:32-06:00

When seniors enter retirement, quantity of them solely depend on their social safety checks as revenue.

San Antonio Meals Financial institution offers 12000 bins of meals for seniors2019-12-27T11:22:32-06:00