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 #7 in the nation for food insecurity in children under the age of 18. (Source: Feeding America, 2013, “Child Food Insecurity in the United States: 2013″)
  • Texas ranks #6 in state rank for older adult risk of hunger. (Source: America’s Health Rankings, 2015)
  • 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, 2015)
  • In the Hays Consolidated Independent School District, 50% of children qualify for free or reduced price breakfasts and lunches. (Source: HCISD Child Nutrition Department, 2015)

Upcoming Events

Jul
30
Thu
11:30 am San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Jul 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
Jul 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
Aug
3
Mon
12:00 pm San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug
4
Tue
12:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
Aug 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
Aug
5
Wed
6:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
Aug 5 @ 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
Aug 5 @ 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: Wednesday, July 29th Wednesday, August 5th Wednesday, August 19th Wednesday, September 2nd Wednesday, September 16th Wednesday, October 7th
Aug
6
Thu
11:30 am San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Aug 6 @ 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

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