Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Brazos Valley Food Bank located?

Brazos Valley Food Bank is located in the Brazos County Industrial Park (off of 2818) at 1501 Independence, Bryan TX 77803.

 

When can I bring my food drive donations to the Brazos Valley Food Bank? 

The Brazos Valley Food Bank  is open Monday-Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Food donations are accepted Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm and 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm. However you may e-mail the food drive coordinator to arrange the drop off of food at another time.

 

Does the Brazos Valley Food Bank provide boxes or containers for collection?

Yes!  The Brazos Valley Food Bank  has 55-gallon logoed, plastic food drive containers. The containers are 33” x 26“ and are stackable. To reserve a container for your food drive, please e-mail the food drive coordinator. Food drive containers may be picked up Monday–Friday, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm and 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm.

 

Can the Brazos Valley Food Bank pick up my donation?

The Brazos Valley Food Bank encourages you to deliver your collected food donations. Bringing your donations to the Brazos Valley Food Bank warehouse is very helpful and saves us fuel and labor cost.

However, if your drive has collected over 1,500 pounds (items) of food, you may call the Brazos Valley Food Bank and arrange a pick time of your donation.

 

What items does the Brazos Valley Food Bank need the most?

Items that are high in protein, such as canned meats, peanut butter and tuna.  Other items include canned vegetables, canned fruit, person hygiene products, adult and baby diapers and rice. NO home canned foods can be accepted.  Please click here for a list of items most needed.

 

Are monetary donations acceptable?

If you are interested in conducting a monetary drive or a fundraiser for the Brazos Valley Food Bank, please click here.

 

Can I use the Brazos Valley Food bank Logo on our  promotional materials or flyers?

You may use the Brazos Valley Food Banks logo for promotional materials and flyers as long as your material has been approved by the Brazos Valley Food Bank.

Steps:

Send a copy of your promotional materials, without the Brazos Valley Food Bank logo, and let us know where in the flier the  logo would be inserted. Send to food drive coordinator.

If the Brazos Valley Food Bank  approves the content of your flier, the food drive coordinator will email you within 3-5 days with approval, then email to you the appropriate logo to use.

 

Will I receive a receipt for my food drive donations?

 

Yes. Donations are weighed when they arrive at the Brazos Valley Food Bank warehouse and a receipt will be given at that time. A thank you letter will also be sent directly to your organization.