Food Assistance

The Food Bank of the Golden Crescent along with our partner agencies feed more nearly 30,000 people every month.

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 nearly 30,000 people every month.

If you or someone you know needs assistance filling out applications for SNAP benefits, Medicaid, Women's Medicaid, CHIP, or other services, the Food Bank (hablamos Espanol) at 361-578-0591.

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, Port 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
419 Washington St, 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

FBGC Mobile Pantry Distribution
FUMC

200 W. Prairie, Eagle Lake
Hours: 2nd Monday 10:00am until food is distributed

 

 

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

Yorktown Assistance Ministry
123 N. Church, Yorktown, TX
Hours: 1st & 2nd 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: 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month, 9am-12pm

 

St. Phillip’s Episcopal Food Pantry

Serving residents of Berclair

Goliad County Precinct 2 

45 S.. Saratoga, Berclair, TX

1st Tuesday 10:00am-12:00pm

Last Tuesday 9:00am-12:00pm

FBGC Mobile Pantry Distribution

Goliad County Fairgrounds 

(next to the auditorium)

Auditorium Drive

Goliad, TX 77963

4th Thursday of the month

Hours: 9:00am until all food is distributed

 

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, 10:00am until all food is distributed

 

 

JACKSON COUNTY


FBGC Mobile Pantry Distribution
**NEW LOCATION**

Shelby Park (across from the Head Start Program)
104 Shelby Park Road, Edna,TX
Hours: Last Friday of the month, 9:30am until all food is distributed

 

LAVACA COUNTY


Manna Food Pantry
1429 E. Fourth St, 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 E. Grand, 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 Food Pantry

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

 

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

FBGC Mobile  Distribution

St. Anthony's of Padua Catholic Church

1004 Magnusson St., Palacios 77465

2nd Thursday of the month 

Hours: 10:00am until all food is distributed

REFUGIO COUNTY
 

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

 

FBGC Mobile Distribution

Refugio County Community Center

305 Swift Street, Refugio, TX

4th Wednesday of the month

Hours: 9:30am until all food is distributed


Austwell-Tivoli Food Pantry

Tivoli Presbyterian Church

208 Williams, Tivoli, TX

Hours: 4th Tuesday of the month, 2:00pm-4:30pm

 

 

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

 

House of Bread Church Food Pantry

3902 East Rio Grande, Victoria, TX

Hours: 3rd Wednesday 2:00pm-4:00pm


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

1508 E. Airline (Emmaus Center), Victoria, TX
Assists Residents North of Red River Street
361-575-4741 (voice mailbox)
Hours: Tuesday, 5:00pm–6:00pm

Rushing Winds Food Pantry
1008 N. Laurent #D, Victoria, TX
Hours: Monday - Wednesday 10:00am-1:00pm

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
504 S. Main, Victoria, TX
361-573-4328, ext. 218 (voice mailbox; leave message for call back)
Hours: Tuesdays, 3:30-5:00pm

Telferner United Methodist Church

(serving the Telferner community)
100 East Street, Telferner, TX
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 and 3rd Saturday, 9am-12pm

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, 9:30 until food is distributed


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: Thursdays, 9:00am-3:00pm

Holy Trinity Church/St. Vincent de Paul
2011 Briar Lane, Wharton, TX
979-533-9494 (emergency call center number)
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

C.A.R.E Food Pantry

123 S. Urbanec, East Bernard, TX

979-335-6125

Hours: 3rd Saturday 8:00-10:00am

361-578-0591

3809 E. Rio Grande Street

Victoria, Texas 77901

The Food Bank of the Golden Crescent is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit recognized by the IRS.  Member of Feeding America (FA) and Feeding Texas. Authorized distribution point for US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Commodities Program. 

 

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