Special Events


  • Learn to prepare healthy meals and receive ingredients to cook at home
  • Typically held the 2nd Thursday of each month from 1 PM to 2 PM
  • Space is limited to the first 12 guests
  • Taught by Patty Reid (Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Licensed Dietitian)


  • The Houston Food Bank provides a mobile truck with an assortment of food items, mainly fresh produce
  • We serve between 150 and 200 families at each Food Fair
  • This event counts as 1 pantry visit for the month


  • Annually, a complete Thanksgiving dinner (including a whole turkey or chicken, fresh produce, bread, and two bags of non-perishable items) is provided to nearly 1,100 families
    • 600 families are recommended by 20 SBISD elementary schools to receive Thanksgiving dinner
    • The remaining dinners are distributed to families in the community
  • In 2022, we distributed over 64,000 pounds of food during this event