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Community Events

Thousands of community events, Food & Fund drives and cause-related marketing campaigns benefit the Food Bank each year. Together, they have raised more than 2.5 million meals for Central Texans at risk of hunger. Would you like to hold a public event or cause marketing campaign to help support our mission? Learn more and register online.

Stret¢h Recipes and Demand Food Canned Food Drive Happy Hour 

Friday, September 19
Location: The Market (319 Colorado)
4:00 - 8:00 P.M.  

Friday, September 26
East End Fourth Friday at Kenny Dorham's Backyard (1106 East 11th Street)
5:00 - 8:00 P.M.  

Take action for Hunger Action Month by bringing canned food items to donate to the Food Bank at these meetups and happy hours. For more information and to RSVP visit their website.


Carnivore's Ball

Thursday, October 23
Doors open at 5:30 P.M.  Dinner Service starts at 6:45 P.M.
Brodie Homestead (5211 Brodie Ln. Sunset Valley, TX 78745)

Bring your stretchy pants for the "ultimate meat event" for the discerning meat enthusiast hosted by Jess Pryles (AKA Burger Mary). This event features meat-tastic meals by Freedmen's Bar, Salt & Time, Slow Bone and others. Drinks and desserts by Sugar Mama's Bakeshop, Moonshine, Saint Arnold, Garrison Brothers Distillery and others will enhance your meatstravaganza experience. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Food Bank. For more information and to purchase tickets visit their website. Tickets are $55.


Bank of America "Give A Meal" 

September 8 - December 31

For every $1 you donate, Bank of America will donate $2 more*.  Visit this page, enter your zip code and choose the button to have gifts designated to "Your Local Food Bank" to ensure your donation goes to the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas. 

*For details on this matching gift opportunity, visit the campaign page.


Ongoing Events

Cars and Coffee Austin

Join the John Eagle European Car and Coffee at The Oasis on Lake Travis every second Sunday of the month from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. This Cruise-In is an informal, come-and-go event for the Classic, Vintage, Antique and Exotic automotive enthusiasts. This event is free and open to the public.  Donations to support the Food Bank are accepted at our booth. For more information visit their website.

Purgatory Players Gospel Brunch

Every Sunday morning from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Strange Brew, join the Purgatory Players Jeff Plankenhorn, Jon Dee Graham, Scrappy Jud Newcomb, Jon Greene, & Seela Misra for "Gospel music for the nondenominational-folk".  This event is free and open to the public.  Donations to support the Food Bank are accepted at every show. For more information visit their Facebook page.



The foodtweeks™ mobile app helps you make better food choices, or tweeks, without giving up your everyday foods and helps your local Food Bank. It's simple to get started: 

Step 1: Download the free app on your Android or iPhone.  

Step 2: Create a free account in the app and enter the promo code CAFBTX

That’s it! Now every time you tweek calories out of a food you are thinking of eating, buying or cooking, foodtweeks™ will donate twice as many calories to Capital Area Food Bank of Texas, helping us end hunger right here in our community.