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We will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Normal operations will resume on November 30th.


Cerraremos en observancia del Día de Acción de Gracias los miércoles, jueves y viernes. Las operaciones normales se reanudarán el 30 de noviembre.

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.


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 - 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)


Friday - Kyle - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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


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

November 3rd - Central Texas Food Bank Mobile Pantry

San Marcos Toyota Rattler Stadium (4660 TX-123)

Volunteers Needed


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
  • Bottled water
  • Canned meat (tuna, salmon, chicken)
  • Canned fruits
  • Canned tomato products
  • Caned veggies (please no green beans or corn)
  • Canned beans
  • Condiments

Fundraise for Turkeys Tackling Hunger


Personal fundraising now available through JustGiving! Check out this new option to help fundraise for Hays County Food Bank through the button below. Start your own fundraiser or choose to donate straight to the campaign. Share on social media and invite your connections to do the same!


Turkeys Tackling Hunger

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2020 Sponsors

Volunteer of the Month

Andrew Campbell

"I love volunteering with the food bank. It feels great to know that I'm helping prevent waste, and getting food to people who need it."


Thank you, Andrew!

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

    Free curbside meals (breakfast and lunch) for any child 18 and under.

    • September 28 - December 18
    • 10:30AM - 1:00PM
      • Some sites may open earlier or later so please check with campus for exact times.

    Acceptable forms of ID if child is not present to pick up meal:

    • Student ID
    • Student verification card
    • Report card
    • Proof of enrollment letter from school
    • Birth certificate 

    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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