Portwall Pantry

On-site pantry with extended hours to serve working families and individuals who can’t access their neighborhood pantry.

Requirements (Employed):

  • Please download the Houston Food Bank app to schedule your next appointment.
  • Photo ID or two other forms of identification
  • Proof of employment (paycheck or paystub) from an employer dated within 30 days of your visit
  • Clients paid in cash must have the Employment Verification Form filled out by employer (English | Spanish)
  • Working families and individuals are able to shop once per month. Due to high demand participants may wait up to 6 weeks for an available appointment.

Requirements (Unemployed):

Application assistance available:

  • SNAP
  • Medicaid/CHIP
  • TANF

Veteran Pantry Days

Veterans are invited to visit the Portwall Pantry on the second Wednesday of each month. Please schedule an appointment or call 832-369-9390.

2020 Pantry Days:
February 12, 2020
March 11, 2020

Please bring proof of veteran status such as: a license with veteran status, VA card, DD-214, or photo of your Special Immigrant Visa in your passport.

Hours & Location

Hours of Operation For Appointments Only:
3:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Houston Food Bank
535 Portwall Street
Houston, TX 77029

For questions regarding the Portwall Pantry, please call:

Houston Food Bank Helpline