2016 Featured Local Charity: Capital Area Food Bank of Texas
The mission of the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is to nourish hungry people and lead the community in ending hunger. CAFB serves as the largest hunger relief organization in Central Texas, providing emergency food assistance to people who are hungry or at risk of hunger. They are a 60,000 sq. foot food distribution center, headquartered in Austin, TX, working with nearly 300 Partner Agencies throughout 21 counties to distribute nutritious food. CAFB serves nearly 46,000 people every week, 40% of those that they serve are children or elderly. 1 in 4 children in Central Texas is hungry or at risk of hunger.
How you can make a difference:
For every $1 donated, the Food Bank can provide $6 worth of nutritious food, the equivalent to 3 meals. You can help the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas by making a direct donation to them here. If you live in the area, CAFB is always in need of volunteers. Grab a friend or two and spend a day helping out.
To volunteer or learn more about the Capital Area of Texas Food Bank please visit their website: https://www.austinfoodbank.org/