When it comes to poverty, San Antonio ranks first among the nation's most populous cities. That's according to the 2018 American Community Survey, along with information from the U.S. Census Bureau. In response, the San Antonio Food Bank is stepping in to help families in need.
Hunger continues to be a critical issue for San Antonio, with poverty rates skyrocketing in the city over the past couple of years. To help alleviate the problem, the Food Bank announced plans today to build a culinary center that will prepare 100,000 meals for children each day.
San Antonio Food Bank Announces $23.5 Million in Capital Projects to Combat Local Poverty and Feed Thousands More (SA Current)Robert Fike2019-09-30T09:13:29-05:00
San Antonio has the highest percentage of people living in poverty among the top 25 most populous metropolitan areas, according to the U.S. Census' 2018 American Community Survey, released on Thursday. In response to the news, the San Antonio Food Bank on Friday announced a $23.5 million plan to combat local poverty using a pair of new weapons — a culinary center and [...]
San Antonio Food Bank President & CEO Eric Cooper said the San Antonio Food Bank will announce two new capital projects on Friday in pursuit of closing the hunger gap.
The mission of The Charity Ball Association of San Antonio, Inc. is to support and enhance the quality of life for children of Bexar County. A special thank you to The Charity Ball Association’s generosity for their amazing contribution to Farm Fresh for Kids. Last year, their support benefitted [...]
In honor of National Hunger Action Month, San Antonio, Texas-based H-E-B, through its Food Bank Assistance Program, will donate truckloads of cereal to 18 food banks across Texas. Throughout September, each food bank is expected to receive two dozen pallets of Hill Country Fare Corn Flakes. Altogether, more than 124,000 boxes of cereal will be delivered [...]
Nordstrom Cares Gives Back to Kids Café Program Nordstrom works diligently to support the many people and communities they serve. The generous gift of $5,000 from Nordstrom Cares will enable the San Antonio Food Bank to continue providing meals for children through its Kids Café Program, an [...]
Inside the Student Advocacy Center at San Antonio College, the writing is on the wall. Literally. A poster that hangs in the hallway informs passers-by that 48% of SAC's students experience food insecurity over a 30-day window.
There is more to the San Antonio Food Bank than just taking care of those who need a meal. The organization is going further by teaching students how to become chefs and use their new skills to pursue a career in the culinary industry, and, in turn, give back to others.
The 14th edition of CANstruction is now on display at North Star Mall. First launched in 1992 in New York, this amazing charity benefiting hunger relief efforts has spread across the United States and 30 countries. Worldwide, more than 10,000 volunteers participate every year. Locally, CANstruction has collected over a half a million pounds of [...]