Events and Campaigns

Throughout the year, there are numerous ways to show your support for the Brazos Valley Food Bank through upcoming campaigns and other annual fundraising events.
 

Events & Campaigns Table

January - April                             

 

April 7, 2022

 

The Brazos Valley Food Bank (BVFB) presents the 4th Mingle for Meals (M4M): a new, dynamic fundraising event featuring 9 fast paced talks, back-dropped with images, given by local, Brazos Valley leaders, about 9 local needs you can positively impact with your support.

M4M takes all the best elements of a TED Talk or Ignite Event to fundamentally change how philanthropy happens. 

Visit www.bvfb.org/M4M for more detail

May - June

      May 14th, 2022

Stamp out Hunger is the National Association of Letter Carriers annual food collection drive. On the second Saturday of May, set out your non-perishable food well before your letter carrier’s normal pick-up time. To ensure that your letter carrier is participating, call your local post office and ask to speak to your local food drive person. The Brazos Valley Food Bank may or may not be the recipient of your donation (another anti-hunger program may be the designee). To find out who benefits, call your local post office.

Every Thursday in June

When school lets out for the summer, many children in the area face not knowing where their next meal is coming from. KBTX and the Brazos Valley Food Bank are partnering up to battle food insecurity over the summer.  Click here for more information

July - September

 August 3, 2022

Join us for the 29th Annual Feast of Caring on Wednesday, August 3 2022! Feast of Caring is an annual fundraising luncheon event of the Brazos Valley Food Bank, raising funds for general operating support. The event is a come and go, free event, open to the public (no tickets required), with picnic table seating. Food is served buffet style. Donations of what one would spend to go out to lunch are gratefully accepted.  

 

Thanks to legislation that created the State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) in 1993, employees of state agencies, junior and community colleges, and universities throughout Texas enjoy the benefit of giving to many of their favorite charities through an annual workplace giving campaign which features the convenience of payroll deduction.  The Brazos Valley Food Bank’s # is 250005.

October - December

October - December 

The Combined Federal Campaign(CFC) is an annual fundraising drive that provides an opportunity for Federal civilian, Postal, and Military employees to donate to non-profit organizations.

The Brazos Valley Food Bank is associated with the CFC of the Gulf Coast.  That campaign runs from October through December each year. The Brazos Valley Food Bank’s CFC # is 24637.

 

September- October 2021

H-E-B stores in Bryan, College Station and Brenham accept $1, $3 or $5 donations from shoppers throughout  the duration of this in store campaign. The donation is just added to your grocery bill – all proceeds from Help End Hunger through H-E-B benefit the Brazos Valley Food Bank.

 

October 2021

Empty Bowls is a grassroots movement by artists and crafts people in cities and towns around the world to care for and feed the hungry in their communities. This year U paint-It and Blue Baker teamed up to organize a local Brazos Valley Empty Bowls(BVEB) Event! During the whole month of October visit U Paint-It located in College Station, paint a BVEB bowl, keep the bowl, get a FREE bowl of soup from Blue Baker and make a donation to the Brazos Valley Food Bank all for just $30.

 

 

 

October 2021

Wicked Woods is a haunted trail located in College Station hosted by Kappa Sigma Fraternity. Funds collected from ticket sales will be split evenly between the Brazos Valley Food Bank and Kappa Sigma's Military Heroes Campaign. Discounted ticket prizes are given to guests who bring canned goods. 

 

 

November 2021

 

​Annually Texas A&M University's Student Athletic Advisory Comittee (SAAC) organizes Aggies CAN, the largest student-athlete run canned food drive in the nation with over 200 student athletes partipcating last year. Aggies CAN coordinates food drives with several campus sporting events, culminating in the main event-- a food and fund drive on campus and on the fan zone right before a fall, home football game at Kyle Field. Proceeds benfit the Brazos Valley Food Bank and the 12th Can. 

 

 

 

 

November 27, 2021

Visit Santa's Wonderland in State College on Saturday, November 27th and purchase a delicious cup of cocoa to support the BVFB through their Cocoa for a Cause Fundraiser!

 

 

 

December 1, 2021

As the family at KBTX prepares for the holidays they invite you and your family to join them on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at one of six locations across the Brazos Valley for the Food for Families Food Drive. During this event KBTX broadcasts live throught the day. Non- perishable food items and monetray donations accepted.