Food Bank begins Summer Program Posted in: News In order to meet the increased demand for food assistance over the summer, the East Texas Food Bank’s Summer Food Program will operate at 24 East Texas community locations starting June 1. The program was started in 2005 and provides free breakfast and lunch meals for children under 18. The program ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!