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. Learn how you can donate stocks and securities.
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.
The Capital Area Food Bank is raising $10 million over 10 months to build a new 135,000 square foot facility capable of distributing 60 million pounds of food per year. 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.
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.
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 Your Local Randall's
Look for our donation barrels at select Randall's in the Austin-area.
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.