Free Lunch ATX, local restaurants team up to raise money for food insecurity this December

Free Lunch ATX’s “12 Days of Free Lunch” initiative aims to raise $12,000 for food insecurity programming.

Hands holding a bowl of food, over a larger bowl of greens

Free Lunch ATX works to provide communities in need with healthy, free food.

Photo by Jade Skye Hammer, provided by Free Lunch ATX

It may not be Thanksgiving yet, but holiday bells are already ringing in Austin.

Free Lunch ATX — a local organization dedicated to providing meals to communities in need, advocating for food access, and stocking Austin’s “Free Fridges” — announced its “12 Days of Free Lunch” initiative.

Kicking off on Friday, Dec. 1, the 12-day event will partner with local restaurants in an attempt to raise $12,000 for food insecurity programs. To participate, simply patronize the following participating locations:

Tuesday, Dec. 12 | Lou’s Barton Springs