Hunger Facts

  • In Hays County, 25,380 people are food insecure. (Source: Feeding America, 2013, “Map the Meal Gap”)
  • The average cost of a meal in Hays County is $2.57. (Source: Feeding America, 2013, “Map the Meal Gap”)
  • “Food security” refers to the availability of food and one’s access to it. A household is considered food insecure when its occupants live in hunger or fear of starvation.
  • Texas ranks #9 in the nation for food insecurity in children under the age of 18. (Source: Feeding America, 2012, “Child Food Insecurity in the United States: 2012″)
  • Texas ranks #3 in state rank for older adult risk of hunger. (Source: AARP Foundation, 2013, “Food Insecurity Among Older Adults”)
  • In the San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District, 72% of children qualify for free or reduced price breakfasts and lunches. (Source: SMCISD Child Nutrition Department, 2012)
  • In the Hays Consolidated Independent School District, 50% of children qualify for free or reduced price breakfasts and lunches. (Source: HCISD Child Nutrition Department, 2012)

Upcoming Events

May
26
Tue
12:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
May 26 @ 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
May
27
Wed
6:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
May 27 @ 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
May 27 @ 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
May
28
Thu
11:30 am San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
May 28 @ 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
May 28 @ 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
Jun
1
Mon
12:00 pm San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Jun 1 @ 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
Jun
2
Tue
12:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
Jun 2 @ 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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