Uniting in Expedient Aid: Montgomery County Food Bank's Response to Severe Storm Crisis

By: Ashley Logan
| Published 05/04/2024

Montgomery County Food Bank provides food assistance and emergency supplies during times of crisis.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TX -- In the wake of a severe weather event that has ravaged Montgomery County and surrounding areas, Montgomery County Food Bank has mobilized its resources to provide critical aid to affected communities. Responding swiftly to the crisis, the Food Bank has already distributed several thousand pounds of water and food to emergency shelter locations across the county and is postured to support recovery efforts after the effects of the accumulated rainfall subside.

Montgomery County Food Bank works alongside volunteers, corporate and community partners, and non-profit agencies to build a community where everyone has access to sufficient, nutritious food. When disaster strikes, Montgomery County Food Bank is on the ground and ready to provide food assistance and emergency supplies including water and cleaning products.

The impact of this weather event is expected to endure over the coming days and weeks, prompting the Food Bank to gear up for an even greater response. Anticipating a sustained heightened need for assistance, Montgomery County Food Bank is preparing to distribute tens of thousands of pounds of additional food to support individuals and families affected by the storm.

In light of the escalating demand for assistance, Montgomery County Food Bank issues a heartfelt appeal to the community for support. Your generous food and monetary donations ensure the Food Bank is able to provide essential assistance during this critical time of need. Donations to Montgomery County Food Bank will enable the organization to continue its vital duty of providing nourishment and sustenance to neighbors during this time of crisis. Every contribution, no matter the size, plays a crucial role in the collective effort to fight hunger and feed hope in our community.

Donations can be dropped off at 1 Food For Life Way, Conroe, TX
Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm and Friday 8:00 am – 3:30 pm.
The most needed items are:
• Cash donations- every $1 donated provides up to 4 meals
• Ready to Eat Meals- beef ravioli, canned soups, pork & beans, preferably pull top or easy-open
• Peanut Butter
• Canned Vegetables or fruit- preferably pull top or easy-open such as fruit cups • Canned Tuna, Salmon, or Chicken- preferably pull top or easy open such as pouches
• Hot and Cold Cereal- oatmeal, cheerios, corn flakes, raisin bran
• Healthy Snacks- raisins, granola bars, crackers
• Toiletries- soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, deodorant, toilet paper, hygiene items
• Cleaning Supplies- household cleaners with bleach, buckets, trash bags, paper towels

“We recognize the gravity of the situation and are committed to stepping up our efforts to meet the increasing needs of those impacted by this devastating weather event,” said Kristine Marlow, President, and CEO of Montgomery County Food Bank. “We urge the community to join us in our mission to unite the community to fight hunger and provide comfort to those facing this enormous challenge. I encourage those of us who were not impacted by the floods to share our abundance to help our friends who are suffering. Together, we can make a tangible difference in the lives of our neighbors as recovery efforts begin."

To make a donation or learn more about how you can support Montgomery County Food Bank's relief efforts, please visit

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