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.


First Baptist Church – Seadrift
302 Dallas, Seadrift, TX
Hours: Wednesday, 9:30am-12:00pm

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

Calhoun County Community Ministries
331 Alcoa Drive, Port Lavaca, TX
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




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

   1st Monday     9:30-11:30am

   2nd Monday   9:30-11:30am

   3rd Monday    4:00-6:00pm


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

FBGC Mobile Pantry Distribution

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




C.A.M.A.L., INC.
118 W. Main Street, Cuero, TX
Hours: 2nd Thursday of the month
0am-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




Fannin U.M.C. Food Pantry
Emergency Assistance Available
9852 U.S. Hwy. 59 North, Fannin, TX
Hours: Last Tuesday of the month 8:00am-12:00pm

Goliad County Outreach Food Pantry
611 East End Street, Goliad, TX

Hours: 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month, 9:00-11:00am


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


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

Gonzales Christian Assistance Ministry
708 St. Louis, Gonzales, TX
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


FBGC Mobile Pantry Distribution
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


Manna Food Pantry
1429 E. Fourth St, Hallettsville, TX
Hours: 1st and 2nd Tuesday, 9:00am-12:00pm

First Baptist Church – Yoakum
202 E. Grand, Yoakum, TX
Hours: Tuesday, 1:30pm-4:00pm

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

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



Robert Duran Food Pantry

706 1/2 Commerce, Palacios, TX


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: 2nd & 3rd Thursday, 8:30-10:00am


Harvest House

2204 Nichols St, Bay City, TX


Hours: Wednesday, 10:00am-12:00pm

FBGC Mobile Distribution

2417 16th Street (Carey Smith Blvd.), Bay City, TX

(formerly Bay City Intermediate School)

2nd Thursday of the month 

Hours: 10:00am until all food is distributed


Good Samaritan
711 Commerce Street, Refugio, TX
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




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
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, 4:00pm-5:30pm

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, 3:30-4:30pm

Telferner United Methodist Church

(serving the Telferner community)
102 East Street, Telferner, TX
Hours: 3rd Friday of the month, 4:00pm–6:00pm

Victoria Christian Assistance Ministries (VCAM)
108 North Liberty, Victoria, TX
Hours: Monday-Friday and 3rd Saturday, 9am-12pm


Victory Christian Life Center

1604 E. Crestwood Drive, Victoria, TX

Hours: 1st & 3rd Tuesday, 1:00-3:00pm

Meals on Wheels Community Action

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




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

Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church
810 Palacios Street, El Campo, TX
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
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


219 FM 291, East Bernard, TX


Hours: 2nd Saturday 8:00-10:30am


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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The Food Bank of the Golden Crescent (FBGC) is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.  Our tax identification number is 74-2534561.  FBGC believes in conducting business with the utmost honesty and integrity.  Ethics Point allows FBGC to uphold these principles by acting as a tool for community members, including Food Bank staff, to submit confidential reports, suggestions, or complaints to a third party who helps FBGC administration resolve issues while maintaining professional standards.  Visit FBGC’s Donor Privacy Code and Privacy Policy.


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