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Capital Area Food Bank of Texas

Organization: Food Bank
Facility Type: Warehouse
Status: Open

Address:
8201 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78745

Region:Central
County/Parish:Travis



Main/General Business Number: 512-282-2111, Toll Free: 800-786-2616 , Fax: 512-282-6606
Main/General Business E-mail Address: (hidden)
Website: http://www.austinfoodbank.org/

Management Contact: (hidden)
Make Checks Payable To: Capital Area Food Bank of Texas
Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00-5:00

Mission: The mission of the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is to nourish hungry people and lead the community in ending hunger.





This organization provides Temporary or Permanent Service? Temporary

Notes:

FROM THE CENTRAL TX VOAD SITE 9/2011 TX WILDFIRES:

Capitol Area Food Bank:
Helping Feed Central Texans Affected By The Fires.

AUSTIN, TX, September 6, 2011 – To help those affected by the wildfires in Central Texas, the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas (CAFB) is requesting assistance in the following ways.

Financial donations to CAFB can be made at www.austinfoodbank.org. Funds raised will go directly to helping CAFB in this disaster response. The relief effort will be long-term and monetary donations will be necessary for many months.

Food donations can be made at the following locations;

- CAFB warehouse located at 8201 S. Congress Avenue, Austin , TX 78745 (8-5 p.m. or leave in boxes on dock outside of those hours)

North Donation Spots for CAFB

- Georgetown – Caring Place
- 2000 Railroad St.
- Georgetown, TX 78627
- 512-869-4735

- Round Rock Serving Center
- 1099 East Main St
- Round Rock, TX 78664
- 512-244-2431

- SVDP Round Rock
- 620 Round Rock West
- Round Rock, TX 78681
- 512-255-2330

To hold a food drive at your workplace, school, church etc., CAFB has large food donation boxes available for pick up at their warehouse. Once filled please return to CAFB or call 512-282-2111 to arrange for a pick up.

Most desired food donations are healthy, non-perishable items such as:

- Water, Gatorade
- Ready to eat meals preferably with pull up or pop tops, e.g. chili, stew, canned pasta w/sauce
- Single serving snacks such as protein or granola bars
- Lunchables or other single serving foods that do not require refrigeration
- Diapers
- Baby formula

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Donate Emergency Items
Items requested:
1) granola bars
2) canned meats (pop-top lids)
3) peanut butter
4) diapers & wipes (adult and baby)
5) personal care items (toothpaste, toothbrush, feminine products, soap, shampoo, conditioner, etc.)

Most needed items: Canned meat (pop-top lids), peanut butter, granola bars.

Every $5 donated provides $20 worth of nutritious food.

Donate online and specify the donation go to Hurricane Ike relief.

Disaster Relief Donation Hours and Location
Capital Area Food Bank
8201 South Congress Avenue (between William Cannon & Slaughter Lane).
Monday through Sunday, 24 hours a day.

Volunteer
We have filled all volunteer opportunities for Hurricane Ike relief. Thank you! For additional volunteer opportunities through the end of the year to help provide food for hungry Central Texas, visit our volunteer page.

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In its 26th year of service, the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas (CAFB) currently provides food and grocery products to 370 Partner Agencies in 21 Central Texas counties. In 2006, CAFB distributed more than 16 million pounds of food. The CAFB service area covers 19,064 square miles in Central Texas.

General Information: communications@austinfoodbank.org

Contribution and Financial Donation Information: contribute@austinfoodbank.org

Media Inquiries:
Kerri Qunell, Communications Director
kqunell@ secondharvest.org
512-282-2111 X228

To Become a Partner Agency: agencies@austinfoodbank.org

Partner Agencies needing to file their USDA report via email
reports@austinfoodbank.org

Volunteer Information: volunteer @austinfoodbank.org or call the Volunteer Information Line at 512-684-2140

Food and Fund Drive Information:fooddrive @austinfoodbank.org or call the Food and Fund Drive Information Line at 512-684-2145

Food Industry Donations: communications@ austinfoodbank.org

Judy Carter, Executive Director: judycarter @ austinfoodbank.org

In-kind donations are always welcome at the Capital Area Food Bank. Call Amy Silvey, Director of Development:
512-282-2111, ext. 242 or email asilvey @ secondharvest.org

You can donate money and food at the Food Bank Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. An after-hours food drop box for small food donations is available at the front entrance.

Also you can donate at any Randalls store or any RunTex store.

Info Source/Changes:
http://www.austinfoodbank.org/
corrected notes, added avails, needs, key items
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Created At: Wed Sep 12 14:07:27 -0700 2007
Updated At: Fri Sep 16 17:50:49 -0700 2011
Updated By: LTel


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