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

Apr
27
Mon
12:00 pm San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Apr 27 @ 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
Apr
28
Tue
12:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
Apr 28 @ 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
Apr
29
Wed
6:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr
30
Thu
11:30 am San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Apr 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
Apr 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
May
2
Sat
1:00 pm FOODSTOCK #9
FOODSTOCK #9
May 2 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
FOODSTOCK is a celebration of Hays County and all that makes it great: Music, Art, Food, the Rivers, and coming together as a community to help our neighbors in need. This free show and event happens two times a year on the

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