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29 05, 2019

Cabbage Harvest at Mission San Juan farm

2019-05-29T09:32:36-05:00

We would like to thank all of our 400+ volunteers who came out to Mission San Juan farm for our annual cabbage harvest. With your help, we were able to harvest over 100,000 pounds of cabbage! Because of your effort thousands of meals will go out into the community. 100,000 Pounds of Cabbage Harvested [...]

Cabbage Harvest at Mission San Juan farm2019-05-29T09:32:36-05:00
8 05, 2019

Culinary Students Showcase for Local Restaurants

2019-05-08T15:28:37-05:00

On May 7, several of the students of the San Antonio Food Bank culinary training program were able to showcase their talents for some of San Antonio's local restaurants. This is just one way students of our culinary program get an opportunity to find employment while completing their training. If you or anyone you [...]

Culinary Students Showcase for Local Restaurants2019-05-08T15:28:37-05:00
2 05, 2019

We Need You this Summer

2019-05-02T14:34:35-05:00

As I was checking my groceries one recent weekend, a person in line stopped to introduce themselves to me and said “You’re that food, guy right? Thank you for what you do for our community. I volunteered there when you all were helping government workers back in January, and your place is amazing.  So [...]

We Need You this Summer2019-05-02T14:34:35-05:00
11 02, 2019

BLOG – Furloughed to Food Bank

2019-02-11T09:19:23-05:00

 - Helping Those Affected By The Partial Government Shutdown - February 11, 2019    /    By Samantha Rendon On December 22, 2019, the federal government began a partial shutdown as a failure to agree on a funding deal on immigration. This was just the beginning of what would be  the [...]

BLOG – Furloughed to Food Bank2019-02-11T09:19:23-05:00
11 12, 2018

BLOG – Hope for the Holidays

2018-12-17T15:48:40-05:00

 - HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS - December 10, 2018    /    By Samantha Rendon We have waited in line for two hours,” says Theresa, or Terry niece Susie calls her, “However, it is worth it to get the food we need for the month.” On a cold Saturday [...]

BLOG – Hope for the Holidays2018-12-17T15:48:40-05:00
10 10, 2018

BLOG – Serving Those Who Have Served

2018-10-10T16:55:00-05:00

Serving Those Who Have Served - SNAP Matters - October 10, 2018    /    By Samantha Rendon Bexar County is home to over 153,000 veterans...the most densely populated veteran community in Texas. Nearly one is seven households served by the San Antonio Food Bank includes a family member [...]

BLOG – Serving Those Who Have Served2018-10-10T16:55:00-05:00
7 09, 2018

BLOG – Combating Hidden Hunger On Campus: UTSA: University of Texas at San Antonio

2018-10-09T11:30:14-05:00

Combating Hidden Hunger On Campus - UTSA - September 7, 2018    /    By Samantha Rendon In fall of 2017, enrollment at UTSA: University of Texas at San Antonio reached an all-time high of 30,674 students with 76% of those students under the age of 25. With college [...]

BLOG – Combating Hidden Hunger On Campus: UTSA: University of Texas at San Antonio2018-10-09T11:30:14-05:00
7 08, 2018

BLOG – Combating Hidden Hunger On Campus: Palo Alto College

2018-08-07T10:52:40-05:00

Combating Hidden Hunger On Campus - Palo Alto College - August 7, 2018    /    By Lauren Granado & Eric Mudgett Up to half of college students say they are not getting enough food to eat or they are worried about where their next meal will come from. [...]

BLOG – Combating Hidden Hunger On Campus: Palo Alto College2018-08-07T10:52:40-05:00