Agency: Brazos Valley Food Bank

Agency Profile

General Information

Agency Name:
Brazos Valley Food Bank
Description:
The Brazos Valley Food Bank (BVFB) utilizes food (close to 7 million pounds), funds ($2.6 million) and friends (over 13,000 volunteer hours) to bring the Brazos Valley closer to being hunger-free. BVFB solves hunger today by distributing nutritious food (91%) through partner agencies that feed people in their communities. Where there are unmet needs, BVFB provides programs - food filled BackPacks for children; on campus School Food Pantries for older students; Senior Bags; Mobile Food Pantries for rural communities, and Screen & Intervene services in health settings to identify patients dealing with hunger. BVFB is ending tomorrow with strategies that educate, empower and prevent hunger - benefits assistance for safety net programs; nutrition education to SNAP-eligible populations and Together We Grow.
Mission Statement:
The Brazos Valley Food Bank unites our community to nourish our neighbors in need.
Issues Addressed by Agency:
  • Children / Youth
  • Crisis / Emergency
  • Disaster Relief
  • Family
  • Hunger
  • Senior Citizens
Parking Available at Agency:
Yes
Accessible to People with Disabilities:
Yes
Hours of Operation:
Office Hours: M-F 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Volunteering Hours T-F 9:00 am 12:00 pm & 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm (Groups Only)
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm (Groups Only)

Agency-Wide Contact Information

Address 1:
1501 Independence Avenue
City:
Bryan
State:
Texas
Zip Code:
77803
Phone Number:
979-779-3663
Fax Number:
979-821-2111
Web Address:
bvfb.org
E-mail Address:
assemblycoor@bvfb.org

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