Central Texas Food Bank Emergency Drive

Please join Austin Anthem in supporting our fellow Texans. We have learned that the Central Texas Food Bank is bleeding supplies in the wake of the recent government shutdown. Let’s support our friends and neighbors, help fill the shelves, and lend a hand.

Austin Anthem is not only about soccer. While we support our newly announced Austin FC MLS team, we also participate in community outreach — trying to make it a better place to live and play. For us, giving back will not only revolve around the soccer season.

To put our soccer ball where our net is, less than a week following the announcement of Austin FC, we are pleased to announce our first official outreach event of 2019. Please join us in our emergency food drive to benefit the Central Texas Food Bank. The most requested items include:

  • Peanut butter
  • Canned chicken breast or tuna
  • Canned low sodium vegetables
  • Canned fruit in its own juice (no sugar added)
  • Dry pinto beans
  • Brown rice
  • Non-fat dry milk powder
  • 100% whole grain cereal
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Pasta

Please collect what you can and recruit your neighbors, coworkers, and fellow soccer supporters to collect. Then we will all come together on Sunday, January 27th at Haymaker, for the 7pm US Men’s National Team friendly watch party vs Panama. Bring your donations and for every 3 items donated you will receive a raffle ticket toward … well, don’t know yet!

  • Where: Haymaker
  • When: Sunday, January 27th @ 7pm
  • What: USMNT vs Panama Watch Party

We’ll also be reaching out to other local SGs to help collect at their watch parties as well.

Can’t make it to the watch party? You can donate online. Did you know that for every $1, the food bank can provide 4 meals? The Food Bank would appreciate your donation. Los Zanates are family. Please do what you can to help out.


Austin Anthem is the independent supporters group for Austin FC, the Major League Soccer club of Austin, Texas.

For more information, visit us online at AustinAnthem.org

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