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

What Can the Incarcerated Teach Us About Advent?

As we journey towards Christmas, the Advent season invites us reflect on the hope we have that Christ has come and Christ will come again to free us. Yet, throughout this blessed time, 2.2 million people will be locked in cages behind prison/jail walls, separated from family and community. This does little to help the […]

The Poor You Will Always Have With You

by Brian Dwyer On this 5th World Day of the Poor, Pope Francis elaborates on Jesus’ message in Mark 14:7, “the poor you will always have with you.” Pope Francis says, “This caused great amazement and gave rise to two different interpretations. The first was indignation on the part of some of those present. The second interpretation […]

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 […]


Editors Note: the following reflection was written by an affiliate of the Order of Saint Augustine and was originally published in the newsletter Voices from Prison and the Edge, a publication of the Adeodatus Prison Ministry under the Augustinian Defenders of the Rights of the Poor. Waiting in my car at the Walmart, I saw […]

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  • The Saints and Grit
    Psychology professor Angela Duckworth in her TED Talk “Grit: The power of passion and perseverance” explains that doing well in school and in life depends much more on something other than talent and ability. In her research of various contexts ranging from middle school students, to West Point cadets, from first year teachers to people […]
  • The Little Way in Jail
    Editors Note:  the following reflection was written by someone who has faced incarceration and was originally published in the newsletter Voices from Prison and the Edge, a publication of the Augustinian Defenders of the Rights of the Poor. Just as the tattoos on my body testify as to who I was prior to finding Christ…the following […]
  • The Way of Beauty
    When spending time in natural parks, or when gazing up the beauty of a starry sky observable from a place without light pollution, or merely witnessing a sunset in which different shades of color appear and vanish, we can say with Augustine that “All these things, created by divine art, manifest in themselves a certain […]