On December 4, 2015, Sol Schwartz & Associates closed their office as employees gathered to volunteer at the San Antonio Food Bank and do their part in the fight against hunger in the state of Texas.
The San Antonio Food Bank provides food and grocery products to more than 400 partner agencies in 16 counties throughout Southwest Texas.
The San Antonio Food Bank is a nonprofit organization that provides food and grocery products to more than 580,000 people in 16 counties in South Texas. They collect and distribute food to partner agencies including food pantries, soup kitchens, and shelters. Their mission is to fight hunger in South Texas by providing food and grocery products to fight hunger in South Texas by providing food and grocery products to those in need and advocating for policies that address food insecurity.
By distributing food to partner agencies, the San Antonio Food Bank ensures that individuals and families facing hunger have access to nutritious meals. Additionally, the organization works toward long-term solutions by actively engaging in community outreach programs and collaborating with policymakers to address the root causes of hunger. Through their dedication and efforts, the San Antonio Food Bank plays a crucial role in alleviating hunger and improving the overall well-being of communities in South Texas.
The San Antonio Food Bank is one of the largest food banks in the United States and relies heavily on volunteer support. Each year, thousands of dedicated volunteers contribute their time and efforts to help with food sorting, distribution, and various other tasks.
The Food Bank also operates a 40-acre urban farm called “The Biggest Little Farm,” which provides fresh, locally-grown produce to supplement the food distribution efforts. This initiative aims to promote healthier eating options for those in need.
To reach underserved areas and communities with limited access to food, the San Antonio Food Bank operates mobile food pantries. These pantries travel to different locations, delivering nutritious meals and groceries directly to those in need.
Regarding Sol Schwartz & Asspociates support for the Food Bank, “Not only was it rewarding giving back but we also had the opportunity to learn about the different ways the San Antonio Food Bank contributes to the community,” said Jeff Albrecht, former Managing Shareholder for the firm. “They do a remarkable job in helping people in need and I was grateful to share this experience with my Sol Schwartz & Associates colleagues.”