Mission Statement

For more than 20 years, the mission of the South Texas Food Bank continues to be:


To alleviate hunger in all the eight counties the Food Bank serves by collecting and distributing food through partner agencies and programs while creating awareness and educating the community on the realities of hunger.


To fulfill this mission, the South Texas Food Bank will:

  • Solicit adequate funding, services, and surplus/donated goods from donors;

  • Judiciously warehouse and distribute these goods through its member agencies;

  • Create and administer programs that alleviate hunger in our service area;

  • Promote public education on the nature of, and solutions to, the problems of domestic hunger;

  • Develop strong partnerships with community leaders and organizations, both within and outside our service area;

  • Foster relationships with Feeding America, Feeding Texas, the Texas Department of Agriculture, and the United States Department of Agriculture, and any other agency or individual with a similar mission.


The South Texas Food Bank is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.

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