Food Bank of West Central Texas Programs

We have many programs that offer assistance to the people of the Big Country.

SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps)

Our Social Services Outreach Coordinator helps increase enrollment through food stamp application assistance in 13 Texas counties.

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Mobile Food Pantry

On the first and third Tuesday of each month, the Food Bank distributes 60 boxes of food to a rapidly growing segment of the population that fall through the cracks of the system.

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Purchased Food Program

There are a number of staple items that are rarely donated, yet are always requested by our agencies. In early 2005, the Food Bank began purchasing several of these items at wholesale prices and passing the cost on to the agencies.

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Rural Distribution

The Food Bank of West Central Texas provides food to a service area of over 12,000 square miles. Some of our member agencies must travel 90-100 miles to pick up their order. This is a huge problem because of the cost of fuel, the lack of vehicles or trailers to haul large quantities of food, and the shortage of manpower.

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Food Pantry

We are very excited about the opportunity provided to us by Feeding America and American Idol. The Mobile Food Pantry Program delivers staple items to communities throughout the West Central Texas area. The food bank delivers food at no cost to the sites, each of which provides the facility, a site coordinator and volunteers who distribute the food. Sites receive food monthly.

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BackPacks for Kids Program

On Friday afternoons these children pick up an ordinary backpack filled with kid-friendly foods. On Monday morning, they return the backpack to be filled again for the next weekend.

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