History

Mission statement: The Hays County Food Bank is passionately committed to improving lives through food assistance programs, nutrition education and advocacy.

Vision statement: To create a well nourished community.

First food bank location, 1984

 

Established in 1984, the Hays County Food Bank is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to providing food to underprivileged families and individuals in the greater Hays County area.

Our service area covers Hays County and outlying communities that fall within the boundaries of the San Marcos and Hays Consolidated Independent School Districts.

 

In addition to holding public food distributions four days per week, we also provide food to over 20 partner agencies for distribution to their own clients. Our partner agencies include the Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center, the Fig Tree Program in Wimberley, the Buda United Methodist Church food pantry, and Southside Community Center.

Beyond our regular services, we distribute holiday boxes every November. These boxes include a frozen ham or turkey (depending on the market) and all the traditional trimmings needed to prepare a Thanksgiving meal at home. Visit www.TurkeysTacklingHunger.org for more information.

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Upcoming Events

Jun
29
Wed
6:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Required documents: Photo ID-Must be at least 18 years old Proof of Address-Currently dated utility bill or document with name and street address-No P.O. Boxes Barcode Card-Once issued by Food Bank Distribution Guidelines: Mandatory check-in begins 45 minutes prior to
6:00 pm San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
**Distribution will be held at the San Marcos Recreation Hall in the City Park (170 Charles Austin Dr.) on the following dates:   **Distribution times remain the same.   Required documents: Photo ID-Must be at least 18 years old Proof
Jun
30
Thu
11:30 am San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Jun 30 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Required documents: Photo ID-Must be at least 18 years old Proof of Address-Currently dated utility bill or document with name and street address-No P.O. Boxes Barcode Card-Once issued by Food Bank Distribution Guidelines: Mandatory check-in begins 45 minutes prior to
4:00 pm Martindale Distribution
Martindale Distribution
Jun 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Required documents: Photo ID-Must be at least 18 years old Proof of Address-Currently dated utility bill or document with name and street address-No P.O. Boxes Barcode Card-Once issued by Food Bank Distribution Guidelines: Mandatory check-in begins 45 minutes prior to
6:00 pm Food Wise – A Get FED Nutrition ...
Food Wise – A Get FED Nutrition ...
Jun 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Food Wise - A Get FED Nutrition Cooking Class @ Chapultepec | San Marcos | Texas | United States
Food-Wise is a nutrition and hands-on cooking class for families, and it includes both children and adults. This cooking class focuses on the nutrient value of individual fruits and vegetables in a hands-on cooking class to demonstrate how to cook
Jul
4
Mon
12:00 pm San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Jul 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Required documents: Photo ID-Must be at least 18 years old Proof of Address-Currently dated utility bill or document with name and street address-No P.O. Boxes Barcode Card-Once issued by Food Bank Distribution Guidelines: Mandatory check-in begins 45 minutes prior to

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