The shutdown could take away food from millions of people who rely on food stamps. Eyewitness News reporter Jon Coker explains how the San Antonio Food Bank is preparing to step in if that happens.

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  • SNAP - San Antonio Food Bank

    Households who receive SNAP can use benefits to buy foods such as: breads and cereals. fruits and vegetables. meats, fish and poultry. dairy products.

  • San Antonio Food Bank - Official Site

    THE SAN ANTONIO FOOD BANK ACTIVELY FIGHTS HUNGER AND FEEDS HOPE IN SAN ANTONIO AND SOUTHWEST TEXAS. Founded in 1980, the San Antonio Food Bank serves one of the largest service areas in Southwest Texas. Our focus is for clients to have food for today but to also have the resources to be self-sufficient in the future.

  • Food | Texas Health and Human Services

    Feeding Texas is a statewide, nonprofit leading a unified effort for a hunger-free Texas. SNAP food benefits are put on to the Lone Star Card and can be used just like a credit card at any store that accepts SNAP. Texas Food Bank Network.

  • Food Bank has history of feeding the hungry in Southwest ...

    For information on volunteering at the San Antonio Food Bank, call the Volunteer Department at 210-431-8388. By the numbers. In fiscal year 2014, the San Antonio Food Bank: Provided 75 million meals.

  • San Antonio Food Bank prepares for shutdown-induced food stamp problems

    The shutdown could take away food from millions of people who rely on food stamps. Eyewitness News reporter Jon Coker explains how the San Antonio Food Bank is preparing to step in if that happens.

  • Wait for food stamps shrinks - San Antonio Express-News

    Wait for food stamps shrinks ... hunger remains an entrenched problem, locally and across the nation. ... the San Antonio Food Bank provided emergency food assistance to more than 40,000 families ...

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    San Antonio Food Bank prepares for shutdown-induced food stamp problems - Duration: 1:55. ... Downtown San Antonio New Years Eve fireworks from the Hilton Palacio Del Rio hotel.

  • San Antonio-area shutdown victims hope truce is lasting ...

    At the San Antonio Food Bank, Cooper was growing anxious about another, even greater wave of shutdown-related need as recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamps ...

  • Food Bank prepares to help hundreds of thousands as SNAP ...

    The San Antonio Food Bank is bracing for what could be an influx of people in need, there’s almost 290,000 people in Bexar County who receive SNAP payments that add up to 33 million dollars.