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Give Food

There are many ways individuals, businesses, organizations and groups can donate food to the East Texas Food Bank.  Donated food will be combined with other food products to complete nutritious meals for East Texas children, adults and senior citizens.

How can I donate or host a food drive?

Donate Here Food BarrelYou can make your donations to the East Texas Food Bank at food drives happening now, or drop off your donation at our main distribution center in Tyler during normal business hours.
 
Individuals, businesses or organizations wanting to hold a food drive are asked to complete a Food Drive Request at least 2 weeks in advance.

What items can be donated?

  • Non-perishable item such as: canned fruit and/or vegetables, evaporated milk, corn meal mix
  • Foods that are unopened
  • Foods that are not in glass containers
  • Foods within expiration dates listed on the packaging

What are the most needed items?

  • Canned meat or fish (ham, Spam, pork, tuna, salmon)
  • Canned vegetables & fruits (all sizes & kinds)
  • Canned juices
  • Canned or packaged meats (mac and cheese, chili, stews, soups, pasta, peanut butter-plastic jar only, cereal-hot or cold)
  • Personal hygiene products (toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, diapers-all sizes, toilet tissue)
For more information about giving food, contact Rosemary McClain.

The East Texas Food Bank complies with The Good Faith Donor Act of Texas and The Emerson Good Samaritan Food Act.
 
 
 

Current Food Drives

Greater Longview Area Apartment AssociationEvent spans multiple days
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 -
Tue, 13 Dec 2016

All Day Event

City of TylerEvent spans multiple days
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 -
Fri, 09 Dec 2016

All Day Event

Brinson Powersports of AthensEvent spans multiple days
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 -
Fri, 09 Dec 2016

All Day Event

Oak Tree AcademyEvent spans multiple days
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 -
Fri, 09 Dec 2016

All Day Event

Jackson ElementaryEvent spans multiple days
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 -
Mon, 12 Dec 2016

All Day Event

Capital One BankEvent spans multiple days
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 -
Fri, 16 Dec 2016

All Day Event

Mediterranean HomesEvent spans multiple days
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 -
Fri, 30 Dec 2016

All Day Event

Liberty Services, IncEvent spans multiple days
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 -
Fri, 23 Dec 2016

All Day Event

Montgomery Xpress ChiropracticEvent spans multiple days
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 -
Fri, 23 Dec 2016

All Day Event

Kissam Elementary/CHISDEvent spans multiple days
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 -
Fri, 16 Dec 2016

All Day Event

Edward JonesEvent spans multiple days
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 -
Tue, 13 Dec 2016

All Day Event

Pinecrest Nursing and RehabEvent spans multiple days
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 -
Mon, 26 Dec 2016

All Day Event

The Ortho Spine ClinicEvent spans multiple days
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 -
Wed, 21 Dec 2016

All Day Event

Auto NationEvent spans multiple days
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 -
Tue, 20 Dec 2016

All Day Event

Ground Zero ComicsEvent spans multiple days
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 -
Sat, 31 Dec 2016

All Day Event

San Augustine FCCLAEvent spans multiple days
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 -
Fri, 16 Dec 2016

All Day Event

J&L Auto SalesEvent spans multiple days
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 -
Fri, 23 Dec 2016

All Day Event

East Texas Vendor Mall
Sat, 10 Dec 2016
All Day Event

RE/MAX PropertiesEvent spans multiple days
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 -
Thu, 15 Dec 2016

All Day Event


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