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donate_box The Hays County Food Bank, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, provides food and grocery items to individuals, families, and more than 40 partner agencies throughout the county at no cost. In order to successfully fulfill our mission to feed hungry people in Hays County, we rely on support from local businesses, organizations, churches, foundations, governments, and individuals. Check out our blog, calendar, and photo gallery for all the latest news and events. If you would like to coordinate your own food or fund drive please visit the event page here.


5th Annual Hunger STRIKE

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Sponsor the event or register a team to bowl in this fun-filled fundraiser for the Hays County Food Bank! Click here for more information.

  • Hunger STRIKE:
    in 12 days, 4 hours, 4 minutes, 56 seconds
  • Souper Bowl of Caring

    Host a food/fund drive from now until the Super Bowl to participate. Throw your annual Super Bowl party and ask guests to donate money or food items at the event. Then bring everything by the food bank the week of February 8th. To participate, register your team here.

    You can also visit the HEB stores in San Marcos to purchase a $5 food bag or add a $1, $3, or $5 donation to your bill.


    Give anonymous feedback at Suggestion Ox If you have specific questions that require a response please email info@haysfoodbank.org.

    Donate while Shopping!

    When you shop at Amazon Smile, Amazon will make a donation to Hays County Food Bank. Click on the image to get started. You can also purchase items for the food bank and have them delivered to our warehouse. See our wish list here!

    When you shop through the online retailers through GiveBuy, each retailer will donate a portion to the Hays County Food Bank. There are two options to shopping while you donate. Click on the image to get started. 

    Weekend Drivers Needed

    Hays County Food Bank needs responsible volunteers to drive our vans on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Drivers must:

    • be at least 25 years or older
    • have no driving citations for at least 3 years
    • be able to bend and lift 30 pounds

    Shifts start at 7:45 am and end no later than 11 am. Training with seasoned drivers will be provided before the volunteers are approved to take the lead on driving the van to the HEB grocery stores in San Marcos, Kyle, and Buda. Please contact Holly Hood by email or at (512) 392-8300 ext.222.

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    HCFB Spring 2016 Communications Apprentice

    Hays County Food Bank always has things happening daily. There’s a distribution weekly: Monday through Thursday and twice on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Last Tuesday was my second week as an intern for the food bank, and it was another eventful day for them.

    6Every Tuesday from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Hays County Food Bank distributes food at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Kyle. They start early in the morning, getting the trucks ready to head to Kyle by sorting and putting food in boxes.  Volunteers are a key factors in how much gets done throughout the day.    Read more »

    We Need Your Help to STRIKE Out Hunger!

    It’s that time of year again, and we are gearing up for our 5th Annual Hunger STRIKE bowling fundraising event. Past years have been successful, but we are looking for an even bigger event for 2016. Our mission is to feed hungry people in Hays County, and we need the community’s help in order to do so. Our largest fundraising event put on by the Food Bank is the Hunger STRIKE, and it’s one we look forward to every year. Please help us make this one our most successful event to date.

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    All Day Training Crew-2016 Diamond Sponsors

    So how can you help? There are a few different ways. First, we need sponsors. Three levels exist if this is how you would like to participate. We have Diamond Sponsors ($5,000), Platinum Sponsors ($3,000), and Gold Sponsors ($1,000). All Day Training has come on board for our first ever Corporate Diamond Sponsor for the event.    Read more »

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