Montgomery County Food Bank’s ‘Holiday Helpings’ Food and Funds Drive Raises Over 300,000 Meals

By: Tyler Schievelbein
| Published 01/17/2024


MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TX -- Montgomery County Food Bank (MCFB) held its annual holiday food and funds drive, Holiday Helpings (formerly Stock the Sleigh), from November 1 through December 31, 2023. Montgomery County residents, businesses, civic organizations, and schools united to help the Food Bank fight hunger during the holiday season. Presented by Waste Connections, Holiday Helpings successfully raised over 300,000 meals for hungry children, families and seniors in Montgomery County. The Montgomery County community participated in Holiday Helpings in a variety of ways, including:

Sponsorship – Top sponsors included Presenting Sponsor, Waste Connections, and Spirit of Giving Sponsors, Enterprise, Scott Law Firm, and Woodforest National Bank.

Funds Drive Host – Participating locations received Donation Plate cards, featuring a QR code that allowed their company's network of customers, clients, employees, etc. to make a donation directly to the Food Bank. Every $1 raised provided up to four meals.

Food Drive Host – Participants were encouraged to collect Montgomery County Food Bank’s most needed food items to help fight hunger for countless children, seniors and families in need in Montgomery County.

“Montgomery County Food Bank is truly grateful for the community participating in Holiday Helpings and making a meaningful difference this holiday season,” said Kristine Marlow, President and CEO of Montgomery County Food Bank. “The need for food assistance has surged to record highs in recent months, so their support couldn’t have come at a more critical time. Together, we are truly stronger in the fight against hunger.”

For more information about Montgomery County Food Bank and its upcoming events, please visit

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