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.
5 08, 2020

San Antonio Food Bank worries whether it can keep up with demand amid COVID-19 pandemic

2020-08-05T08:49:48-05:00

“And I think it’s that uncertainty that, for me, makes me look at our inventory to say, you know, can our inventory keep up the amount of demand that’s on it? Will we have enough food to make sure no one goes hungry?” Eric Cooper said.

San Antonio Food Bank worries whether it can keep up with demand amid COVID-19 pandemic2020-08-05T08:49:48-05:00
30 07, 2020

H-E-B Announces New ‘Summer of Giving’ Initiative

2020-07-30T10:15:19-05:00

San Antonio-based grocery giant H-E-B has launched an initiative billed as the Summer of Giving, pledging to donate to nonprofit group Feeding Texas each time a shopper buys an H-E-B brand product.

H-E-B Announces New ‘Summer of Giving’ Initiative2020-07-30T10:15:19-05:00
29 07, 2020

Federal program helping San Antonio Food Bank meet growing demand

2020-07-29T08:30:59-05:00

The Farmers-to-Families Food Box program provides fresh produce, dairy, and protein to families in need. According to the USDA, the program launched in May and saw food purchases of $947 million.

Federal program helping San Antonio Food Bank meet growing demand2020-07-29T08:30:59-05:00
28 07, 2020

SA Food concerned demand may spike after several assistance programs end this week

2020-07-28T08:50:56-05:00

Eric Cooper, President & CEO of the San Antonio Food Bank, said the number of people helped each week by the Food Bank doubled from 60,000 to 120,000 at the start of the economic shutdown in March.

SA Food concerned demand may spike after several assistance programs end this week2020-07-28T08:50:56-05:00
16 07, 2020

Pandemic Benefits Program Still Has $17 Million Available for At-Risk Texas Families

2020-07-16T08:30:49-05:00

“The economic crisis of COVID-19 is creating havoc. The P-EBT program is a great benefit for families with kids that qualify, but those families need to act now," said Eric Cooper, president and CEO of the San Antonio Food Bank, in a press release Wednesday. "We would hate to see $17,000,000 go to waste when [...]

Pandemic Benefits Program Still Has $17 Million Available for At-Risk Texas Families2020-07-16T08:30:49-05:00
16 07, 2020

Papa John’s Pizza raises more than $15,000 for San Antonio Food Bank

2020-07-16T08:26:01-05:00

San Antonio Food Bank officials said the money raised by Papa John’s can help provide 100,000 meals for families in San Antonio.

Papa John’s Pizza raises more than $15,000 for San Antonio Food Bank2020-07-16T08:26:01-05:00