East Texas Food Bank
3201 Robertson Rd
Tyler, TX 75701 Map
Phone: (903) 597-3663

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Feeding the Hungry Since 1988

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About Us

The mission of the East Texas Food Bank is to fight hunger and feed hope in East Texas.  Our vision is a hunger-free East Texas.

Our Mission Statement

The East Texas Food Bank exists to fight hunger and feed hope in East Texas.

Our Vision

Our vision is a hunger-free East Texas.

By The Numbers

21,000,000 - Meals provided to hungry East Texans in FY2018.

6th - Texas ranks sixth in child food insecurity, according to Feeding America.

26 - Number of  counties in East Texas, over 20,000 square miles and 200 nonprofits, we partner with.

470,000 - East Texans who are "at-risk of hunger".    

1 in 4 - East Texas children are food insecure.
1 in 5 - East Texas adults are food insecure.

252,900 - Number of clients served by the East Texas Food Bank and our over 200 partner agencies yearly, according to the 2014 Hunger in America study.

64,700 - Number of children served yearly, according to the 2014 Hunger in America study.

68,800 - Number of older adults served yearly, according to the 2014 Hunger in America study.

In the 2014 Hunger in America study, East Texans shared about the difficult choices they are having to make:
    75% made a choice between paying for food and paying for utilities.
    72% made a choice between paying for food and paying for transportation.
    76% made a choice between paying food and paying for health care.