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

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Meals Provided in 2020

Provided over 48,389,101 meals to clients through our partner agencies.

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Individuals Served A Week

Up to 76,079 individuals, including children, families, seniors and veterans are assisted each week in the RGV.

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Partner Agencies

We partner with more than 275 non-profit partner agencies throughout 3 counties in our service territory in the RGV.

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Percent Overhead

With only a 2% overhead means that 98% of our resources go back into fighting hunger and feeding hope in our community.

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Pounds Distributed through Pop-Ups

Through our pop-up mobile produce distributions, 2,275,313 pounds of produce was distributed to our neighbors throughout the RGV.

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Pounds Distributed On-site

In 2020, our team distributed 7,033,317 pounds of food directlyto clients through our on-site emergency pantry.

How We Work