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East Texas Food Bank

Organization: Food Bank
Facility Type: Warehouse
Status: Open

Address:
P.O. Box 6974
3201 Robertson Road
Tyler, TX 75711

Region:Northeast
County/Parish:Smith



Main/General Business Number: 903-597-3663
Main/General Business E-mail Address: (hidden)
Website: http://www.easttexasfoodbank.org/







This organization provides Temporary or Permanent Service? Temporary

Notes:

The East Texas Food Bank provides food to over 200 member agencies, consisting of church pantries, emergency relief agencies, shelters, children's homes, day care centers, rehabilitation programs, senior citizens centers and other outreach programs.As a clearinghouse for donated food, the East Texas Food Bank forms a partnership with the food industry by collecting, inspecting, sorting, packaging and distributing food to member agencies, which provide food directly to those in need.

Population served
Number of counties served: 26
Total pounds of food distributed annually: 13,790,933

Types and number of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 110
Soup Kitchen: 3
Shelter: 7
Residence: 10
Day Care: 7
Multi-service: 21
Senior: 12
Rehabilitation: 16
Youth Programs: 20
Other Programs: 0

Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Basic Food Bank, Backpack, Food Prep, Produce Prog, Dir Serv, Rep Bulk, Job Training, Kids Cafe, Reclam, Salv, Purch, TEFAP, Non-food Distribution, Nutrition Eduction, After School Programs

Individuals, organizations and businesses, including commercial food companies, are encouraged to donate food to the East Texas Food Bank Monday through Thursday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (closed for lunch from 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m.) or Fridays from 8:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. To have food picked up or to donate, contact Rosemary McClain, Director of Food Resource by phone 903.597.3663 or 800.815.3663, or e-mail rmcclain@secondharvest.org

Volunteers are needed during regular business hours, 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday - Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Fridays. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, you may download a volunteer application or contact Karolyn Davis, Communications/Public Relations, by phone at 903.597.3663 or email info@easttexasfoodbank.org.
http://www.easttexasfoodbank.org/volunteer.html

Info Source/Changes:
http://www.easttexasfoodbank.org/
Updated Region
Corrected address, added needs/avails
(see full history)

Created At: Mon Aug 20 04:35:37 +0000 2007
Updated At: Sat Sep 27 03:11:18 +0000 2008
Updated By: LTel


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