To better represent the 21 counties we serve



Your donation goes directly where it's needed most and helps us serve Central Texans at risk of hunger.  We have been awarded Charity Navigator's highest rating and ninety-six percent of your gift goes directly to support our programs.

Every $1 Donated = 4 Meals

Donating online is the fastest, easiest way to help your neighbors right now. Make a one-time gift, a sustaining gift or a gift in honor or memory of a loved one using a credit card, bank draft or PayPal account. 

Donate Funds Your Way

We make it easy to fight hunger in your community in whatever way you prefer.

Donate online with a one-time gift, a sustaining gift or a gift in honor or memory of a loved one using a credit card, bank draft or PayPal account. 

Donate by phone by calling us at 512-282-2111. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

Donate by mail by making your check payable to Capital Area Food Bank of Texas and sending it to:

Capital Area Food Bank of Texas
8201 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78745

Planned giving is a wonderful way to create a lasting legacy of giving to the Food Bank. We would be happy to discuss your plans for including the Food Bank in your will or trust, or making a legacy contribution in another way.

Donating appreciated stocks and securities directly to the Food Bank will maximize your impact on hunger - and may provide you with significant tax savings.

Donate bitcoin to have even more your donation directly support the programs that help Central Texans access healthy food. With bitcoin donations we don't pay for transaction fees and our donation is deposited in our Food Bank  account in the USD equivalent . Our bitcoin deposit address is 1ARxKuBArW8XzJQNGoRC5RZBVqhb4Tx5yx

Matching gifts can double and even triple your impact. Search our database to learn if your employer matches your donations and/or volunteer hours

Contribute to our Capital Campaign and help build a hunger-free community.  Learn more. Make a gift online. Pledge your gift.


Food and Grocery Industry Donations

We help retailers, manufacturers, corporations and farmers safely donate their excess and unsaleable grocery products. Learn more. Contact us to pick up your donation or schedule a delivery time.


Donate Food

Whether you’re clearing canned goods out of your kitchen pantry, or your business has pallets of fresh produce, we welcome healthy food donations of any quantity anytime.

Food Drives

Drop off food donations at our headquarters between 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday. For non-perishable food donations, an after-hours drop box is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, just outside the front entrance. Did you hold a food drive and collect more than 300 pounds of food? We’ll come to you.

Drop Off Food Donations at Central Texas Businesses

With locations throughout the area, find your nearest donation drop off station using the map below. 


What items to do clients request most?

  • peanut butter
  • canned chicken breast or tuna
  • canned low sodium vegetables
  • canned fruit in its own juice (no sugar added)
  • dry pinto beans
  • brown rice
  • non-fat dry milk powder
  • 100% whole grain cereal

Because our clients' wellbeing is our first priority, we can only give out food that is safe and healthy. To ensure your gift goes to a family in need, please be sure to give.

  • healthy, non-perishable food
  • items with intact, un-opened, consumer or commercial packaging
  • items with non-breakable packaging (no glass please)
  • food within the expiration date on the packaging


Hunters for the Hungry

Got a buck or some doe to spare? Through Hunters for the Hungry, you can donate legally tagged, field-dressed deer to families facing hunger. Learn about the program and hunting season for 2015.