Member Agencies

Are you interested in becoming a partner agency with the Food Bank of the Golden Crescent? You can find out more about the process by clicking here. If you have read the requirements and you are ready to fill out the agency inquiry form, click here.


Emergency Food Pantries

Operated by churches or charitable non-profit social service agencies. 

Requirements

  • A valid 501(c)(3) or sponsorship of an established church.

  • Pest Control Documentation.

  • The Emergency Food Pantry cannot be located in a private residence.

  • Agency Orientation and Training.

  • A food pantry worker or volunteer must be able to conduct a brief, polite, non-judgmental client intake.

  • A food pantry worker or volunteer must promptly and accurately report the number of individuals served by means of a short, simple monthly Food Bank report. 

Food Services

Shelters, Soup Kitchens, Group Homes, Non-Profit Daycares and Foster Programs

Requirements

  • Food must be stored at least six inches above the floor, in a clean, dry place that can be secured with a lock to prevent theft. Food and products should be regularly inspected for signs of spoilage; pantries should be monitored for signs of insects or rodents.

  • Freezers and Refrigerators should have thermometers. Freezer temperatures are to be at least 0°; refrigerator temperatures should be 40°.

  • Adequate pest control measures must be in place and maintained.

  • Chemical products must be stored in a separate area, away from food and paper products.

Member agencies with the Food Bank of the Golden Crescent are expected to treat clients fairly, without discrimination or prejudice.

If an agency serves a specific clientele, (for example, a senior citizen nutrition site or a daycare) that agency must have specific criteria outlining who will be served, and must apply those criteria equally to all applicable clientele.

There may be no exclusion of services based on race, appearance, age, religion, national origin, disability, gender, sexual orientation, or political affiliation of an individual.

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Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday:

8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Volunteer Opportunities

Saturdays (2nd & 4th) from 8:00 am to noon (individuals or groups). Groups can also schedule on weekday evenings or after 1:00 pm on Saturday. *Special Events may be held on weekends. 

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. 

 

Privacy Statement

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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