Emergency Food Pantry


EAC_Pantry_5776.jpgEmergency Food Pantry

535 Portwall Street

Houston, TX 77029


Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Last client sign-in at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Last client sign-in at 3:30 p.m.

*Please Note: Clients arriving before the pantry opens each day participate in a random LOTTERY to determine the order in which they will sign-in. It is not first come first served.

The purpose of the Emergency Food Pantry is to serve working families who can’t access their neighborhood pantry.

Emergency Food Pantry Requirements (Employed)

  • Government issued photo I.D.
  • The pantry requires proof of employment in the form of a paycheck or paystub from an employer dated within 30 days of visit.
  • Clients must possess an official document containing the client's name and current living address dated within 60 days of their visit.
  • These services are provided every full 30 days.
  • To find a pantry near you, call 832-369-9390.

Emergency Food Pantry Requirements (Un-employed)

  • Government issued photo I.D.
  • Clients must possess an official document containing the client's name and current living address dated within 60 days of their visit.
  • One time service.

If you need additional assistance, call Houston Food Bank at 832-369-9390 or dial 211

                                                         

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The emergency pantry is operated by the Emergency Aid Coalition (EAC).  Emergency Aid Coalition has been a partner agency of the Houston Food Bank for almost 25 years. The organization’s mission is to serve as an interfaith association of congregations covenanted to promote the self-sufficiency of its clients by assisting them with basic needs.  In addition to food, clients will receive references for food pantries in their neighborhoods.

Those interested in volunteering at the emergency pantry can contact EAC Volunteer Coordinator Marian Bryant.

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