OUR ROLE IN FIGHTING HUNGER
Over the last 36 years, the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley has evolved to become the largest regional, non-religious, charity in south Texas.
We pride ourselves in the fact that 98% of our expenditures are directed towards Program Services, ensuring our donor’s contributions are helping feed as many as possible. The Food Bank RGV services Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy counties.
Vision: To end hunger and support a healthy quality of life in the Rio Grande Valley.
Mission: The Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley is passionately committed to improving lives through food assistance, nutrition education, and access to community services.
OUR IMPACT BY THE NUMBERS
Provided over 48,389,101 meals to clients through our partner agencies.
Up to 76,079 individuals, including children, families, seniors and veterans are assisted each week in the RGV.
We partner with more than 275 non-profit partner agencies throughout 3 counties in our service territory in the RGV.
With only a 2% overhead means that 98% of our resources go back into fighting hunger and feeding hope in our community.
Through our pop-up mobile produce distributions, 2,275,313 pounds of produce was distributed to our neighbors throughout the RGV.
In 2020, our team distributed 7,033,317 pounds of food directlyto clients through our on-site emergency pantry.