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Holiday Meal Box Sign-ups will be October 12th - November 6th

It will be a drive-thru distribution. More info coming soon.

We are passionately committed to improving lives through food assistance programs, nutrition education, and advocacy.

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Reminder - We are an essential business


If you qualify for services, you are allowed to visit a distribution. We provide groceries to low-income households and those suffering from a food emergency. You are allowed to visit our distributions if you need to, even under a Shelter-In-Place order.


New Distribution Schedule!


 Check here and our Facebook for any updates.

  • Households may visit one distribution each week.
  • Please limit the amount of people in your vehicle.
  • Please have a space cleared for your groceries in your trunk or truck bed before you arrive for distribution.
  • Pop your trunk. If your trunk does not open, we will place your food on the hood of your vehicle. You may then get out and put it in your car once our team member has stepped away. We will not put anything in the interior of your car.
  • Sanitize everything we give you. Wash produce and sanitize all cans and packaging.
  • Thank you for your cooperation as we try to keep everyone safe during this pandemic.


Tuesday - Kyle - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

St. Anthony's Catholic Church (801 N. Burleson)


Wednesday - Kyle - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Kyle First Baptist Church (400 W. Center St.)


Wednesday - San Marcos - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

CFPO Parking Lot next to Village of San Marcos (333 Reimer Ave.)


Thursday - Buda - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Connection Church (1235 S. Loop 4)


First Tuesday of the month - San Marcos - 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

October 6th - Central Texas Food Bank Mobile Pantry

San Marcos Toyota Rattler Stadium (4660 TX-123)

Volunteers Needed


Cancelled - Fresh Foods for Families on Third Thursdays


 We are continuing to monitor the situation, and we will keep you updated if things change.


Current Needs

Food donations may be dropped off on our front porch or placed in the green bench outside. It will be checked regularly.

If you need a receipt, please email Celste Ceniseros. Thank you for your cooperation.

  • Healthy volunteers
  • Hand soap
  • Gloves
  • Canned meat (tuna, salmon, chicken)
  • Canned fruits
  • Canned tomato products
  • Caned veggies (please no green beans or corn)
  • Canned beans
  • Condiments

School Meals for Kids


Beginning September 8th, the school districts will be resuming their normal school meal program, in addition to continuing a curbside opportunity for distance virtual learners. Please use the website with the corresponding district if you have any questions about the school meals. Please check back for updates, as the information will more than likely change once the school year is in full swing.


    San Marcos CISD

    Breakfast and lunches for distance virtual learners will be available for curbside pick-up at all school sites, except for Miller Middle School due to current construction.

    Breakfast and lunch will be provided in one bag for enrolled students at curbside from 10:30AM - 12:30PM, Monday thru Friday. 


    Hays CISD

    Breakfast and lunches for distance virtual learners will be available for curbside pick-up at the student's home campus.

    • September 8 - September 25 from 7:00AM - 12:00PM
    • September 28 - TBD

    Parents/students picking up meals for distance virtual leaners will need to bring one of the following forms of identification when picking up meals:

    • Student ID number
    • Student ID card
    • Official letter from school verifying enrollment

    Meals will be charged according to what a student qualifies for: free/reduced/full.

    You may purchase a visitor meal for $3.75 for any children not enrolled in school or adults in the household.


    Volunteer of the Month

    Jacob Bisal

    "To me volunteering means purpose. I find purpose in helping others and giving back."


    Thank you, Jacob!

    Give Back with Amazon Smile

    AmazonSmile customers can now support Hays County Food Bank in the Amazon shopping app on iOS and Android mobile phones! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations.

    1. Open the Amazon Shopping app on your device
    2. Go into the main menu of the Amazon Shopping app and tap into 'Settings'
    3. Tap 'AmazonSmile' and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process

    If you do not have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping app, update your app. Click here for instructions.

    Hays County Food Bank does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors.


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