Jesus said whenever we feed someone who is hungry, we feed Him (Mt. 25:36).

What We Do

The Augustinians provide food banks and food distribution through several events throughout the United States year round.

West Coast Region

Locations of Foodbanks in West Coast Region

Midwest Region

Location of Foodbanks in Midwest Region

East Coast Region

Location of Foodbanks in East Coast Region

See Our Latest Posts on Hunger

Merrimack College Gives Back by Feeding the Hungry

by John Dello Russo, Rosanna Urbaez, and Lisbeth Valdez On Saturday, September 19, 2020 several students of Merrimack College representing various clubs, sports teams, and other groups came together in 45 minute shifts to prepare meal packets to assist the many people throughout the Merrimack Valley who are facing food insecurity.  The meal of the […]

A Prayer for Social Justice Ministry

Good Jesus, if only I could, for love of you, give food to all the poor! Lord, if only I could visit every hospital and serve the sick, if only I could ransom those in captivity, provide clothing to those who have none, those who have nothing, find lodging for all on pilgrimage, and see […]

How the Augustinians Are Working to Fight Systemic Poverty

Below is a list of the many ways in which Augustinian Friars and the many lay women and men we partner with are actively engaged in fighting systemic poverty throughout North America.

Try with our vegetables

Our Favourite Recipes

  • St. Jude Parish Establishes Garden to Feed the Hungry
    Earlier this year, Saint Jude Parish in New Lennox, IL utilized funding from the Midwest Augustinian Justice and Peace Grant Program to establish a community garden.  All food grown in the garden will be shared with local food pantries. Are you interested in or have an existing project that seeks to promote justice and peace […]
  • Canadian Augustinian Center for Social Justice Accomplishments from 2020 Grant Program
    The Canadian Augustinian Center for Social Justice recently released a report on accomplishments undertaken with funding from the Midwest Augustinian Grant Program.  Full details are included in the below  memorandum.  For more information on Augustinian Grant Programs, click here.
  • What a Trip to a Battle Zone Taught Me about Easter
    by Jeremy Hiers, O.S.A. Whoever goes to Christ goes from fear to love. Saint Augustine (Confessions, IV, 14, 22) As we continue our journey through Easter, we see the early disciples often struggled to recognize the risen Lord as He appeared to them.  In Luke 24:35-48 the risen Lord enters and the disciples are startled, […]