​Marked increase in the need for food assistance

Record demand after the on-set of the COVID-19 pandemic

In January the El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank saw an increase of 24% of pounds of food distributed. The pounds of emergency food boxes went from 2,140,217 to 2,655,337. Each month the totals steadily increased and has kept climbing each month. In June EPFH recorded the highest increase, the food bank distributed more than 15 million pounds of food over the 2.3 million in the same month of 2019. This indicates an increase on the demand for food assistance of 596 percent. In total, so far this year the food bank has distributed 47,838,780 pounds of food over the 32,526,236 distributed for the whole year in 2019. The food bank is already on track to distribute 100 million pounds of food in 2020.

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank
…because no one should go hungry

9541 Plaza Circle,
El Paso, TX 79927
(915) 298-0353 Email Us
Office Hours: 8AM - 5PM
Food Distribution: 9AM - 4PM
Sat: Closed Sun: Closed
Register To Volunteer

Make a Contribution to/ Haga una contribución Fight Hunger

Your gift will be put to immediate use to provide food for hungry people in our community. Thank you for your support of El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank.
Su donación ayuda a nuestra comunidad.

Subscribe to our email communications

Get notified on updates, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank