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Free food banks, pantries and groceries in Webb County Texas.

Find free food, meals, clothing, groceries and other assistance for struggling families. There are programs from food banks, soup kitchens and emergency pantries in Webb County and Laredo Texas. Locate a charity or church to get free groceries near you below, including today. As many hunger prevention programs feed struggling households in Laredo, and also find a phone number at the bottom of the page for more referrals.

Families and individuals who need help during a difficult situation, or who need assistance during an emergency, can contact a local food bank for emergency assistance. There are also free boxes of food for migrants or immigrants, personal toiletries and other goods like toilet paper or detergent. Stop by for food, groceries and perishable items for you and your family.

The distribution centers are open limited hours, and individuals usually have limits as to how many times they may be able to stop by a food bank for help. Most locations in Laredo provide the low income and people faced with poverty a large number of assistance programs, including fruits, vegetables, breads, meats, and emergency food boxes. Some food banks in Webb County Texas also offer new or gently used clothing, holiday meals (including at Thanksgiving or Christmas), or information on and case management.

If you or your family needs food or a meal to make it through a difficult period, do not hesitate to call a Webb County or Laredo food pantry for more information. The elderly and disabled can also request meals on Wheels home delivery.

Locate free groceries in Laredo TX as well as food in Webb County

Bethany House
Address: 815 Hidalgo St., Laredo, Texas 78040. Phone number - (956)722-4152
The organization offers a food pantry which provides assistance to the low income and needy. Other services include clothing, case management, and general advice and support. More on assistance programs from Bethany House.

Centro Aztlan - Migrant & Seasonal Farm Work Assistance
406 Scott St, Laredo, Texas 78040. Main phone number - (956)724-6244




South Texas Food Bank - Commodity Supplemental Food Program
Location offered at 2121 Jefferson St, Laredo, TX 78040. Phone number - (956)726-3120
This is a federal government created food assistance program. Surplus government food, meals, and perishable items are provided to the low income, seniors, and others who need help in the community.

In addition, the non-profit provides food and support to local churches as well as charities. As many of them have free food banks and pantries in Webb County. The low-income, unemployed, immigrants and others can get groceries, toilet paper, fresh fruits and more. This location does not provide food to individuals, but rather supports other local charities and non-profits.

Laredo Regional Food Bank, Inc.
Address is 2802 Anna Ave., Laredo, TX 78040. Main phone number - (956)723-3725
Distributes food assistance to all of Webb County. Also learn about government assistance such as food stamps.

Sendero Hacia la Cruz
The charity is at 516 Rio Rojo, Rio Bravo, TX 78046. Dial (956)771-1841
The pantry also offers assistance in Spanish. Get free groceries, clothes, or work items. There are cultural food boxes too, social services as well as referrals.

Apostolic Assembly - Centro Nueva Vida
2302 Market Street, Laredo, TX 78043. Dial (956)-337-4361

Nueva Vida/New Life Assembly
The pantry location is 1002 Paseo de Tibre, Rio Bravo, TX 78046. Phone - (956)415-4499

El Cenizo Community Center
Hungry, struggling and low income families can get help at 3519 Cecilia Lane, El Cenizo, TX 78044. Main phone (956)718-8531
The charity has many assistance programs in Webb County. Free toiletries such as soap or hand sanitizer as well as laundry detergent. Or get diapers (as available) to families and individuals in need as well as free boxes of shelf-stable groceries.





The Salvation Army, Family Emergency Service
Main office address: 408 Matamoros St., Laredo, Texas 78040. Call (956)723-2349
Programs offered include a thrift store, clothing closet, food bank, and more. Case managers can also help people apply for help with basic needs, such as rent, housing, or electric bills. There are also free holiday food baskets, including Thanksgiving dinners or meals at Christmas.

Calvary Center
Address is 102 East Lyon, Laredo, TX 78040. For hours of the pantry, call (956)723-1972
Clients range from the working poor to unemployed, migrant farm workers and hungry. Free food, health care items, goods such as soup or tacos, and more. A free food pantry and soup kitchen help battle hunger.

E J Salinas Community Center
917 N Main Ave, Mirando, TX 78369. Phone - (361)586-4626
Resources include information to SNAP food stamps, free food boxes and counseling. There may be Cereal, dairy products, salsa, or hygiene supplies including feminine goods.

Border Region Behavioral Health Center
Main address: 1500 Papas, Laredo, TX 78041. Phone - (956)794-3000
Free food is for low-income patients as well as counseling and some basic medical services.

Communities in Schools
Lcoation is 2114 Saunders, Laredo, TX 78041. Main Phone - (956)273-7199

Gateway City Fellowship
A charity is at 1900 Springfield, Laredo, TX 78040. For referrals, dial (956)-285-5823

Volunteers Serving The Need - Food Pantry - Veterans
Location is 1202 Salinas Ave, Laredo, TX 78040. Call the program at (956)717-2960 for hours.
Military personnel, veterans, and their families can all get help in the form of food, meals, clothing, and much more.

Laredo Stepping Stone - First Assembly Church
Main location: 6103 McPherson Rd, Laredo, TX. Call (956)999-5895

Holy Redeemer Catholic Church
Location is 1602 Garcia, Laredo, TX 78040. For the main phone, call (956)723-7171
A year round free pantry and soup kitchen. They also serve Easter, Thanksgiving or Christmas meals. Or give out small toys, meat and poultry products, or deliver meals to the homebound.





Fred.Anita Bruni Community Center
Location is 452 W. Rancho Penita Rd., Laredo, TX 78045. For details on food or meals, dial (956)417-3330

Seventh Day Adventist North
Main address: 3919 McPherson Road, Laredo, TX 78041. Dial (956)307-2242

Additional free food in Webb County TX near you

There are other free, emergency food pantries in Laredo and the county. Or learn about government benefits including WIC vouchers for infant formula. Or surplus commodities such as Cheese or Meats, Adopt a Family for food or gifts, and other social services.  Even get referrals to pet food pantries. Call (956)726-3120.


By Jon McNamara

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