What is the San Antonio Food Bank?
The San Antonio Food Bank (SAFB) provides food and grocery products to more than 500 partner agencies in 16 counties throughout Southwest Texas. In FY2012, SAFB provided more than 48 million pounds of food. The mission of the SAFB is to fight hunger in Southwest Texas through food distribution, programs, education, and advocacy.
Who receives emergency food assistance?
How is the Food Bank funded?
The SAFB relies on the generosity and support of local businesses, churches, foundations, corporations, government, civic groups and individuals in order to successfully continue serving Southwest Texans who are at risk of going hungry. We strive to maintain the highest standard of efficiency while providing food to those in need. 98% of donated resources go directly to food distribution programs. The SAFB has consistently received the highest 4-star rating from Charity Navigator.
Map the Meal Gap
Feeding America first published the Map the Meal Gap project in early 2011, to learn more about the face of hunger at the local level. In August, 2011, with the support of the ConAgra Foods Foundation, child food insecurity data was added to the project. You can select a year and your state in an interactive map and start learning more about the residents struggling with hunger in your community and the food banks that serve them. View the map here.