Food/Job Training Programs
Nutritious kid-friendly food is provided for the weekend for at-risk children in schools grade K-12, as well as at summer meal program sites.
CSFP (Commodity Supplemental Food Program)
Provides a monthly box of food to low income seniors and other eligible individuals.
Emergency Food Pantry
Operated in partnership with the Emergency Aid Coalition, this pantry is located at the Houston Food Bank and is open extended hours to serve working families and individuals.
With help from volunteers, prisoners from TDCJ and Food Bank staff, hot and frozen meals are prepared for programs like Meals on Wheels, US Vets and Kids Cafe.
Healthy meals and snacks served year-round on weekdays, along with nutrition and health education, to kids in after school and summer meal programs throughout the Houston area.
Classes in nutrition, food safety, meal preparation and budgeting taught in collaboration with Food Bank partner agencies.
Red Barrels offer a convenient way for grocery shoppers to donate nonperishables to their neighbors in need through nearby food pantries.
Social Services Outreach
Assistance in applying for state-funded social and health services, including SNAP (food stamps), WIC, Medicaid, Children's Medicaid and others.
Job Training Programs
Serving for Success
Provides more food for hungry people through a collaboration that prepares individuals within the criminal justice system, and others, for success in the workplace and the community. Participants receive job training, education, employment opportunities and social services while volunteering at the Houston Food Bank.