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FOOD ASSISTANCE

The Food Bank of the Golden Crescent serves Calhoun, Colorado, DeWitt, Goliad, Gonzales, Jackson, Lavaca, Matagorda, Refugio, Victoria, and Wharton counties. We work with nearly 100 active organizations, distributing products to our partner agencies who then feed more than 20,000 people every month.

If you or someone you know needs assistance filling out applications for SNAP benefits, Medicaid, Women's Medicaid, CHIPS, or other services, the Food Bank's Social Services Coordinator, Carol Ayala, can assist. (hablamos Espanol) You can contact Carol at 361-578-0591 or via email at cayala@feedingamerica.org.

The following list identifies agencies currently serving clients in our eleven-county area. If you would like a complete listing of the agencies in your area, please call the Food Bank at 361-578-0591.

CALHOUN COUNTY
First Baptist Church – Seadrift
302 Dallas, Seadrift, TX
361-785-2918
Hours: Wednesday, 9:30am-12:00pm

Seadrift U.M.C. Food Pantry
601 South Second Street, Seadrift, TX
361-758-3411
Hours: 3rd Tuesday Monthly, 4:00pm-6:00pm

Calhoun County Community Ministries
331 Alcoa Drive, Pt. Lavaca, TX
361-552-1722
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-12:00pm

FBGC Mobile Pantry Distribution
Calhoun County Fairgrounds, Port Lavaca, TX
Hours: 3rd Wednesday Monthly, 9:00am-12:00pm

Bayside Community Church Food Pantry
25080 HWY 172, Olivia, TX
Hours: Wednesday, 4:30-6:30pm
 



COLORADO COUNTY
Columbus Food Pantry
2002 Hwy 71, Columbus, TX
Hours: 3rd Friday of the month, 10:30am-2:00pm

Eagle Lake Food Pantry
527 N. Lake, Eagle Lake, TX
979-234-2571
Hours: Monday, 9:30am-11:30am (closed last Monday of the month)

Weimar We Can
506 West Main, Weimar, TX
979-725-9504
Hours: 3rd Sunday of the month, 12:30pm-3:00pm

F.B.G.C Mobile Pantry
FUMC 200 W. Prairie, Eagle Lake
Hours: 2nd Monday 10:00am-12:00pm
 



DEWITT COUNTY
C.A.M.A.L., INC.
118 W. Main Street, Cuero, TX
361-275-5022
Hours: 2nd Thursday of the month
9:30am-10:30am: Seniors
2:00pm-6:00pm: Everyone
4th Thursday of the month
9:00am-1:00pm: Everyone

Lifeway Church Food Pantry
403 Sarah Street, Cuero, TX
361-275-3920
Hours: 1st and 3rd Tuesday, 6:30pm-7:30pm

Yorktown Assistance Ministry
123 Eckhardt, Yorktown, TX
Hours: 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month, 9:00am-12:00pm



GOLIAD COUNTY

Fannin U.M.C. Food Pantry
Emergency Assistance Available
9852 U.S. Hwy. 59 North, Fannin, TX
361-220-0209
Hours: Last Tuesday of the month - Fannin 10:30am-12:00pm, Berclair 11:00am-1:00pm


Goliad County Outreach Food Pantry
611 End Street, Goliad, TX
Hours: 3rd Thursday of the month, 9:00am-12:00pm



GONZALES COUNTY
God’s Storehouse
400 Franklin & Fourth Street, Nixon, TX
Thursday, 9:00am-11:00am

Gonzales Christian Assistance Ministry
708 St. Louis, Gonzales, TX
830-572-5566
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am-11:30am

Waelder Mobile Pantry
Waelder Community Center, 311 HWY 90 W, Waelder, TX
Hours: 2nd Friday of the month, 9:00am-11:00am




JACKSON COUNTY
FBGC Mobile Pantry Distribution
The former G.W. Carver School
1093 MLK, Edna,TX
Hours: Last Friday of the month, 9am-?

Shiloh Bread of Life
604 MLK, Edna TX
Hours: 4th Saturday 9:00am-11:00am




LAVACA COUNTY
Manna Food Pantry
418 W. Ridge, Hallettsville, TX
Hours: 1st Tuesday, 9:00am-1:00pm
2nd, 3rd, 4th Tuesday, 9:00am-12:00pm
Closed 5th Tuesday

First Baptist Church – Yoakum
202 Dunn, Yoakum, TX
361-293-2319
Hours: Tuesday, 1:30pm-4:00pm

River of Life
109 S. Hwy 90A, Yoakum, TX
Call for emergency assistance
512-940-3233

First United Methodist- Shiner
102 W Church, Shiner, TX
361-594-3830
Hours: Thursday, 9:00am-11:00am



MATAGORDA COUNTY

Robert Duran Caring & Sharing
706 Commerce, Palacios, TX
361-972-6355
Hours: 1st & 2nd Tuesday & 1st & 2nd Friday of the month, 8:00am-11:00am
3rd Wednesday of the month, Home Deliveries

First United Methodist Church
2304 Avenue H, Bay City, TX
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Harvest House
2204 Nichols St, Bay City, TX
979-245-1611
Hours: Wednesday, 10:00am-12:00pm

St. Paul's United Methodist Church
3102 5th Street, Bay City, TX
Hours: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 10:30am-12:00pm

Our Lady of Guadalupe St. Vincent de Paul Ministry
1617 Avenue D, Bay City, TX
979-245-2010
Hours: 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, 9:30am-11:30am



REFUGIO COUNTY
Good Samaritan
711 Commerce Street, Refugio, TX
361-526-5552
Hours: 1st Monday - Senior Day, 9:00am-11:00am
1st Tuesday & Thursday - Family Services, 9:00am-11:00am
3rd Monday – Senior Day, 9:00am-11:00am
3rd Tuesday & Thursday - Family Services, 9:00am-11:00am

Austwell-Tivoli Food Pantry
118 State Hwy 35 North, Tivoli, TX
Hours: 4th Tuesday of the month, 2:00pm-5:00pm



VICTORIA COUNTY
Christ’s Kitchen Soup Kitchen
611 E. Warren, Victoria, TX
Phone: 361-578-4233
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 11:00am–1:00pm

Faith Family Church
2002 E. Mockingbird Lane, Victoria, TX
361-573-2484
Hours: Sunday 8:30am–12:30pm; Wednesday 6:30pm-8:30pm

Our Lady of Lourdes Church
St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry
Assists Residents in the area from Pt. Lavaca Hwy to Red River Street.
361-648-1867 (call for assistance, leave message)
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00am–2:00pm

Our Lady of Victory Church
St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry
Assists Residents North of Red River Street
361-575-4741 (voice mailbox)
Hours: Tuesday, 5:00pm–6:00pm

Rushing Winds Ministries
1104 N. Wheeler, Victoria, TX
Phone: 361-212-9374 
Hours: By Appointment (call for assistance)

Our Savior's Lutheran Church
4102 N. Ben Jordan, Victoria, TX
Hours: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 5:00pm-7:00pm

St. Mary’s Church
St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry
402 S. Main, Victoria, TX
361-573-4328, ext. 218 (voice mailbox; leave message for call back)
Hours: Tuesdays, 5:30-7:00pm

Telferner United Methodist Church
100 East Street, Telferner, TX
361-575-4918
Hours: Last Monday of the month, 4:00pm–6:00pm

Victoria Christian Assistance Ministries (VCAM)
108 North Liberty, Victoria, TX
361-572-0048
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-12:00pm

Meals on Wheels Community Action
361-578-2989

FBGC Mobile Pantry, Bloomington
St. Patrick's Church
Serving Bloomington, Placedo, & Dacosta residents
13316 State Hwy 185, BLoomington, TX
Hours: 1st Thursday of the month, 9:00 until food is gone


To find other resources in Victoria, call 211



WHARTON COUNTY
Blessing Cup Storehouse
507 Bruns, El Campo, TX
979-543-8203
Hours: Monday & Thursday, 9:00am-12:00pm

Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church
810 Palacios Street, El Campo, TX
979-543-3588
Hours: 1st Thursday of the month, 7:30am-10:00am

SHARE, Wharton County Interfaith Coalition
Serving East Wharton Co, Boling, East Bernard, Glen Flora, Hungerford, and Lane City
229 W. Milam Street, Wharton, TX
979-282-2021
Hours: Thursdayd, 9:00am-3:00pm

Holy Trinity Church/St. Vincent de Paul
Emergency Assistance Available
2011 Briar Lane, Wharton, TX
979-533-9494 (voice mailbox)
Leave message for assistance

FBGC Mobile Pantry Distribution
Just Do It Now, Dawson Community Center
1619 Martin Luther King, Wharton
Hours: 3rd Friday of the month, 10:00am until all food is distributed