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Share Your Holidays: Request a Holiday Food Box

December 1

Mark your calendar for the 40th annual ABC13’s Share Your Holidays Food Drive happening November 23 – December 4. Show your holiday spirit by donating food in a red barrel at your local grocery store from November 23 – December 4 or you can drop off food during the live broadcast on December 4 at the Houston Food Bank East Location, 535 Portwall St. Houston 77029.

Need to request a holiday food box?

Request a box November 30 – December 5

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💻📱 Request a holiday food box online! 📱💻

Requesting a holiday food box online is the quickest way to reserve your meal! To make your request online:

  1. Visit our Share Your Holidays Reservation Map
  2. Select a participating partner* location
  3. Click the “Register” button
  4. Fill out the registration form with your information and click “Submit”
  5. If the registration was successful you will see a confirmation message, and a confirmation email will be sent to the address entered on the form

*Please note the map only lists partners participating in Share Your Holidays. If you do not see your regular distribution site, please select another that’s near your location.


Call the Share Your Holidays Phone Bank to request a holiday food box.

Volunteers will match you with the nearest Food Bank partner for box pick up and designated times. Please note: the phone bank will experience high call volumes during this time and is suggested to keep calling to get your request in.

Phone Bank Numbers
English: 713-547-8692
Spanish: 713-547-8693

Phone Bank Hours
Monday, November 30 – Thursday, December 3
7:45 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Friday, December 4
5:45 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 5
7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Volunteer for the Share Your Holidays Phone Bank

Share Your Holidays Phone Bank volunteers register clients by phone to receive holiday food boxes from the Houston Food Bank. In performing these duties, volunteers help tens of thousands of people access the food they need over the holidays. Volunteer opportunities are available Monday, November 30 through Saturday, December 5 for volunteers ages 16 or older – Spanish speakers are needed! Please register online or email Kathy Lipman for more information.

Phone Bank Volunteer Shift Times:

November 30 – December 3 December 4 December 5
7:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 5:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 7:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
11:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 9:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 11:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
3:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 1:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
4:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


Thank You To Our 2020 Sponsors


Houston Food Bank East Branch
535 Portwall Street
Houston, TX 77029 United States
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