Houston Food Bank
Carrying out the Houston Food Bank’s mission every day requires a massive undertaking. But it took on a unique urgency in the fall of 2017: Hurricane Harvey struck Houston, resulting in more than 100 lives lost in Texas and the displacement of an estimated 30,000 people.
Houston Food Bank’s services were more imperative than ever—the resulting ooding, damage, and displacement were catastrophic for families already struggling to meet their basic needs. At the same time, the storm had unleashed an outpouring of generosity, as Houstonians and people around the world came to the aid of those impacted by the hurricane.
Facing an urgent need and more potential support than ever, Houston Food Bank was uniquely positioned—and prepared—to respond.