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Food From The Bar

April 1April 28

Food from the Bar is a month-long competition among Houston’s legal community where participants earn points by donating food, fund and volunteer time to benefit the Houston Food Bank.

     How It Works

Legal organizations will be awarded points as follows:

  • 1 lb. of food = 1 point
  • $1 = 3 points
  • 1 volunteer = 50 points

Firm/Organization Bonus Points:

  • 100 bonus points for every volunteer attending Volunteer Bonus Days


    Sign Up – Early Registration Now Open

Join us for the 9th Annual Food From the Bar campaign. Early registration is now open – register your team today!




All organizations that make a significant contribution to the campaign will receive Achievement Awards.

Bronze Partners – 5,000 points
Silver Partners – 10,000 points
Gold Partners – 15,000 points
Platinum Partners – 20,000 points

Special Awards

Overall Award – Highest overall combined totals
Best All-Around Award – Outstanding achievement based on total points per capita
Creativity Award – as determined by the Houston Food Bank, the most innovative or unusual means of supporting Food from the Bar campaign
Spirit Award – The most volunteer hours at Houston Food Bank per capita
Foodraiser Award – Awarded to the legal organization who collects the most food



  2024 Steering Committee

Amy Love – Muller Law Group
Amy Ragan – Houston Food Bank
Bill Bowes – Archrock
Daniel Mayerfeld – Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, & Flom
David Schwan – ConocoPhillips
Maura Kolb – Lanier Law Firm


   Interested in learning more?

Interested in learning more or wanting to schedule a Lunch & Learn? Please contact Sean Crowl.


  2023 Food from the Bar Results

Thank you to the legal community for helping the Houston Food Bank kick off a successful 8th Annual Food from the Bar campaign. The 19 participating legal organizations raised $128,371 and generated 427,195 meals for our community. Congratulations to all our partners and special award winners!