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.



Bayside Community Church Food Pantry

25080 Hwy 172, Olivia, TX

Hours: Wednesday, 4:30-6:30pm

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


Fountain of Life Food Pantry

123 Railroad Street, Port Lavaca, TX

Pastor Miguel: 361-235-0276

Hours: 1st Thursday 5:30pm - ?


Harvest Kitchen Meal Program

814 N. San Antonio, Port Lavaca, TX

Hours: Monday 5:00-7:00pm

FBGC Mobile Pantry Distribution
Calhoun County Fairgrounds, Port Lavaca, TX
Hours: 3rd Wednesday, 9:30am (normally ends before noon)



Columbus Food Pantry
419 Washington St, Columbus, TX
Hours: 3rd Friday, 10:30am-2:00pm

Eagle Lake Food Pantry
527 N. Lake, Eagle Lake, TX
Hours: Mondays  

   (closed the last Monday of the month)


Weimar We Can
506 West Main, Weimar, TX
Hours: 3rd Sunday, 12:30pm-3:00pm

FBGC Mobile Pantry Distribution
First United Methodist Church

200 W. Prairie, Eagle Lake, TX
Hours: 2nd Monday 10:00am (normally ends before noon)



C.A.M.A.L., INC.
118 W. Main Street, Cuero, TX
Hours: 2nd Thursday of the month
   - 9:3
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 Wednesdays, 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

  - Fannin 10:30am-12:00pm

  - Berclair 11:00am-1:00pm

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

Hours: 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 9:00am-12:00pm


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 Food Pantry
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

FBGC Mobile Pantry
Waelder Community Center

311 Hwy 90 W, Waelder, TX
Hours: 2nd Fridays, 10:00am (normally ends before noon)


FBGC Mobile Pantry  
City Park  

104 Shelby Park Road, Edna, TX
Hours: Last Fridays, 9:30am (normally ends before noon)


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 United Methodist - Shiner

102 W Church, Shiner, TX


Hours: Thursday, 9:00am-11:00am

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


Maranatha Assembly of God Food Pantry

404 Texas Street, Yoakum, TX

Pastor Lucy Martinez: 361-293-1729

Hours: Fridays 10:30am-2:00pm



Robert Duran Food Pantry

706 1/2 Commerce, Palacios, TX


Hours: 1st & 2nd Tuesdays and 1st & 2nd Fridays, 8:00am -11:00am 

3rd Wednesdays, Home Deliveries


Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Vincent de Paul

1617 Avenue D, Bay City, TX

Hours: 2nd & 4th Thursday, 9:30-11:30am


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 10:00am (normally ends before noon)


Austwell-Tivoli Food Pantry

Tivoli Presbyterian Church

208 Williams, Tivoli, TX

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

Months of November-January:

3rd Tuesdays, 2:00-4:30pm

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 Pantry Distribution

RefugioCommunity Center

305 Swift Street, Refugio, TX

4th Wednesdays, 9:30am (normally ends before noon)




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


City Harvest Food Pantry

2802 Lone Tree Road, Victoria, TX


Hours: Tuesday 1:00-3:00pm

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


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


Rushing Winds Food Pantry

1008 N. Laurent #D, Victoria, TX

Hours: Monday - Wednesday 10:00am-1:00pm

St. Mary’s Church
St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry
504 S. Main, Victoria, TX
Hours: Tuesdays, 3:30-5:00pm

(closed 1st Tuesdays)

Telferner United Methodist Church

(serving the Telferner community)
102 East Street, Telferner, TX
Hours: 3rd Friday, 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

Community Action Committee
Meals on Wheels


Victoria County residents may apply for the following FBGC mobile pantries by calling 361-578-0591. Please ask for Connie. Client may select the site closest to their residence, and MAY NOT apply at both sites:

Bloomington Mobile Pantry
St. Patrick's Church
13316 State Hwy 185, Bloomington, TX
Hours: 1st Thursday of each month, 9:30 until food is distributed

F.W. Gross Elementary Mobile Pantry

1208 S. Navarro Street, Victoria, TX 77901

Hours: 3rd Monday of each month, 9:00 until all food is distributed

To find other resources in Victoria, call 211





C.A.R.E Food Pantry

219 FM 291, East Bernard, TX


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

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 Thursdays, 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

Harris Park

1601 W. Milam, Wharton
Hours: 3rd Fridays, 10:00am (normally ends before noon)


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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