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Join the HBA and the local legal community in supporting the Houston Food Bank through the annual Food from the Bar Campaign, April 1 - 30.


Food From the Bar is a peer-to-peer month-long competition involving Houston’s Legal Community to support the essential work of the Houston Food Bank (HFB). You and your legal organization can feed your neighbors from home!

Donate funds.

$1 = 3 meals = 3 points

Go to to donate online directly to the Houston Food Bank. Make checks out to the “Houston Food Bank” with “Food from the Bar, HBA" in the memo and mail it to the Houston Food Bank, 535 Portwall Street, Houston, TX 77029.

Did you make a donation in honor of someone or something? Let us know by commenting on the HBA FFTB Mobile Cause page, or email Amanda McLeroy at


Become a competitor.

Members of the legal community are encouraged to either join the HBA's team or to create your own legal team in the competition! Last year, 24 participating legal organizations generated the equivalent of 488,421 meals for our community through Food from the Bar.

The need in Harris County is much greater now with the COVID-19 pandemic. The HBA would like to see greater results this year. Click here to create your own legal team in the competition and then challenge other legal organizations to do the same.

Donate food.

Deliver canned/boxed food to the Houston Food Bank (535 Portwall Street, Houston, TX 77029OR drop food into the red barrels found at many neighborhood grocery stores.

Click here for the HFB's list of most-needed items.


Post on social media.

For every social media post about the Houston Food Bank with the terms below, your Food from the Bar team will earn 100 points! Screenshot your social media post and email

Posts must include:

  • Tagging the Houston Food Bank;
  • Promoting Food From the Bar;
  • A reason why the Houston Food Bank is important to you/your organization.


As of May 8, the HBA's campaign has raised $11,048.60. Thank you to all who have donated!

  • Nikki and Benny Agosto, Jr.
  • Anna Archer
  • Anonymous
  • Darrell and Jessica Barger
  • Paige Bennett
  • Thomas Brandt
  • Dalia Castillo-Granados
  • Mindy and Joshua Davidson
  • Amy Dinn
  • Anna Dodds
  • Hon. Mike Engelhart
  • Denis Fallon
  • Kerry Galvin
  • Phillip Goodwin
  • Hilary Greene
  • Niloufar Hafizi
  • Camille Jenman
  • Laura Jennett
  • Nancy Johnson
  • Allison Jones
  • Lisa Ketai
  • Elizabeth Kirby
  • Jeanne Leach
  • Nikki Morris
  • Thomas Perich
  • Kristin Reis
  • Lauren Rigby
  • Melinda Riseden
  • Mariann Sears
  • Tara Shockley
  • Andrea Steel
  • Elizabeth York


Questions? Want to dedicate your donation to someone? Email Amanda McLeroy at


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