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. British Columbia Sacred Heart Parish (Delta, BC) Conducts food drives and provides meals for migrants and the homeless. California St. Augustine High School […]

Try with our vegetables

Our Favourite Recipes


  • Saint Rita Understands our Time of Division and Conflict
    We live in a very divided world.  The level of division we are experiencing here in the United States can at times appear so deep we may wonder if there is any hope for healing and reconciliation, let alone unity.  Saint Rita was married into a family that was rivals with another family.  The rivalry […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]