Texas food bank >> Beaumont Food Assistance >> Southeast Texas Food Bank

  • Name: Southeast Texas Food Bank
  • Address: 3845 S. ML King Jr. Parkway
  • City: Beaumont, TX 77705
  • Phone: 409.839.8777
  • Website: setxfoodbank.org
  • Contact Email: dmaher@setxfoodbank.org
  • Counties Served: Jefferson, Orange, Hardin, Jasper, Newton, Polk, Sabine, Tyler
  • Basic Programs: Fresh Produce, Back Pack, Repack Bulk, Job Training, Kids Cafes, Salvage, Purchase Program, TEFAP, Other Service : School Tools - a program that provides free school supplies to teachers that work in schools with a high percentage of low-income kids., Mobile Pantry, Non Food Distribution, Nutrition Education, Food Stamps
  • Description: In the State of Texas, 1 in every 4 children lives in poverty and about 15% of the elderly in Southeast Texas live in poverty. In fact, the same statistic is true for our entire country. The nation’s economic crisis has catapulted the number of Americans who lack enough food to the highest level since the government has been keeping track, according to a federal report, which shows that nearly 50 million people — including almost one child in four — struggled last year to get enough to eat. Mission Statement: Leading The Fight Against Hunger in Southeast Texas. Vision Statement: To eliminate hunger and inadequate nutrition in Southeast Texas.