Welcome to the Food Bank of West Central Texas. The Food Bank along with your help provides assistance to many of the residents of The Big Country.

Chad Lemond and Lindi Bruning with Bank of America donated $2,500 to Jody Houston for the Food Bank on September 23rd.

Good Samaritan Ministry received the Model Agency Award

Lions Club donates #1,500 for November Thanksgiving Fill-A-Pantry boxes on November 1st.


Agencies served by the Food Bank of West Central Texas provide food for a broad cross-section of households. Key characteristics include:

  • 21% of the members of the household served are children under 18 years old
  • 6% of the members of the household are children age 0 to 5 years
  • 31% of the members of the household are elderly
  • About 72% of clients are non-Hispanic white, 5% are non-Hispanic black, 22% are
    Hispanic, and the rest are from other racial groups
  • 41% of the households include at least one employed adult
  • 53% have incomes below the federal poverty level during the previous month
  • 1% are homeless

For every $10 donated, the Food Bank provides enough food for 45 meals - DONATE TODAY!

Our volunteers make a difference - VOLUNTEER TODAY!

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HEB Holiday Food Drive

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Food Drive

October 29 – December 24

The Food Bank of West Central Texas will benefit again from the annual HEB Holiday Food Drive. Customers will be able to donate food or money to the annual Holiday Food Drive, sponsored by HEB, Abilene Reporter-

News, KTXS-TV and Y99. There will be bins to place donated food and also areas to make monetary donations at HEB on South 14th and Barrow. Please donate to help people in need. We appreciate the Big Country's support.

KRBC Share Your Christmas

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

It's hard to believe that the 29th Annual Share Your Christmas Food Drive is right around the corner on

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

KRBC proudly presents this wonderful event to benefit the Food Bank of West Central Texas. This year, we will broadcast live at the United Supermarket on South 14thStreet, from 6am to 7pm. In addition to donations of food, monetary donations can also be accepted.  With every $1 donation, the Food Bank can distribute 6.25 pounds of food, the equivalent of 5 meals!

September Is Hunger Action Month

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Stamp Out Hunger is this Saturday, May 10

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

On Saturday, May 10, 2014, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will collect food donations in addition to delivering mail in order to provide assistance to the millions of Americans who struggle with hunger.

The nation’s 180,000 letter carriers will collect food donations from the mailboxes of generous Americans in more than 10,000 communities and deliver them to food banks and other hunger-relief organizations.



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