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Galveston County free food pantries.

Families in Galveston County Texas can get free food and meals from several food banks and pantries in the area. Some of the centers also offer personal hygiene goods as well as clothing. Find below the main churches, charities, and programs to contact for assistance, meals, groceries, and/or perishable items.

The demand for services in Galveston is high, and many of the food pantries have limited resources, so be sure to call early as there may be waiting lists. There will also be limited amount of help available. Not only can the pantries provide meals, groceries, and government surplus food, but many also offer other forms of non-monetary assistance. For example, you may be able to receive clothing, household products, access to a thrift store, hygiene items, or other forms of help, referrals, and support.

If you need free or low cost food for you or your family, call one of the charities below. Whether it is a hot meal from a soup kitchen, food bank or pantry in the Galveston area, help may be offered. Locate information on the services offered.

AIDS Coalition of Coastal Texas, Inc.
Address - 707 Tremont
Galveston, Texas 77550
Only people with AIDs or HIV (or r their immediate families) may qualify for assistance from this non-profit agency. Access food, meals, and information and referrals to medical assistance programs and/or clinics.

Basic Needs Family Assistance Program - Galveston Office
6811 Stewart Road
Galveston, TX 77551
Phone number - (866)649-5862
Provides basic needs assistance for families and individuals in the community. Learn about government programs such as food stamps and WIC, and find where to get clothing, help for bills, and food from.




Interfaith Caring Ministries
Location - 151 Park Avenue
League City, Texas 77573
Phone - (281)332-3881
The charity helps families living in poverty. Children can get a snack (including during the summer), homeless residents can get a meal, and other assistance is also provided by the emergency food pantry.

La Marque Aid & Guidance
Address is 2222 Cedar, Suite C
La Marque, TX 77568
Telephone number - (409)938-7852

Leap of Faith Ministries
6780 Southwest Freeway
Houston, Texas 77074
Main phone number is 713-987-4623

Galveston County Food Bank
Main address 624 4th Avenue N
Texas City, TX 77590
For hours, dial 409-945-4232
The Galveston County Food Bank is a nonprofit organization that provides free food for people at risk of hunger or those facing a crisis throughout Galveston County. The charity meets its goals by distributing food via pantries, mobile pantries in the county, emergency food, & programs for children and homebound residents. In addition, a food box is given to the homebound and disabled. The non-profit assists senior citizens, the disabled, and vulnerable. A key aim is helping people over the age of 65.





League City Office
174 Calder Road, Suite 142
League City, Texas 77573
Phone number of pantry is (281)316-8733
Call this agency for meals, shelter, food, clothing, diapers, and other help.

M.I. Lewis Social Service Center
Address of center is 2605 44th Street
Dickinson, TX 77539
Social service and food assistance is made available for Galveston families.

St. Vincent's Episcopal House
Location is 2817 Post Office
Galveston, Texas 77550
Telephone number (409)763-8521
Galveston families can also receive free Christmas or holiday meals along with financial help. There may be canned or fresh food, groceries, meals on wheels for senior citizens and more.

Texas City Satellite Office
2000 Texas Avenue, Suite 500
Texas City, TX 77590
Dial the office at (409)942-4267 for information on food distribution hours as well as other support.

The Salvation Army of Mainland Galveston County – There are two offices of this charity organization. They are noted below. Among services made available is an onsite food pantry, thrift store, help for electric bills and rent, vouchers for medications and groceries, and case management. The offices are located at.
4210 Texas Avenue
Texas City, Texas 77591
A second site is at 2228 Broadway, Galveston, TX 77550. Call (409)763-1691 for information.

West Galveston County Interfaith Caring Ministries AKA His Ministries
Location of pantry - 4205 Jackson Street
Santa FE, Texas 77517
Dial (409)925-4697
Stop by or call for perishable items, shelter, meals for the holiday, and spiritual counseling, if needed.







For more information of food programs in Galveston County, call 409.945.4232. Support may be provided from the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), surplus USDA commodities, and SNAP food stamps. Other low income services are run too.

By Jon McNamara

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