Fighting Hunger Resources

NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 are committed to fighting hunger in North Texas. If you are in need of assistance, would like to volunteer or make a donation, contact any of the agencies listed below.


Allen Community Outreach
Serves persons in Allen and the surrounding communities in Collin County by providing free, comprehensive human services to help avoid hunger and homelessness and gain financial security.
801 E. Main Street
Allen, Texas 75002
(972) 727-9131


Arlington Charities
Offers free drive-thru pantry services for Arlington residents or any family living in Arlington Independent School District boundaries.
811 Secretary Drive
Arlington, TX 76015
(817) 275-1511


Crossroads Community Services
Serves Dallas County by nourishing their community’s low-income families and individuals with nutritious food and supportive education.
4500 S. Cockrell Hill Road
Dallas, TX 75236
(214) 560-2511

Pleasant Grove Food Pantry
Provides food and other necessities to qualified residents of Pleasant Grove and the surrounding areas.
331 Baywood Street
Dallas, TX 75217
(214) 505-1928

The Salvation Army of North Texas
The Salvation Army is committed to providing those in need with food assistance at a variety of locations across the Metroplex. Other locations include Garland, Lewisville and Irving among others. Head to their website to find the location closest to you!
8787 N Stemmons Fwy
Dallas, TX 75247

VNA Meals on Wheels
Delivers nutritious, freshly prepared hot meals to Dallas County residents who are homebound and unable to access resources like food banks and grocery stores.
1440 W Mockingbird Ln.
Dallas, TX 75247
(214) 689-2639

Aunt Bette’s Community Pantry
Aunt Bette’s Community Pantry is located in the heart of South Dallas and provides foods to households experiencing food insecurity.
3203 Holmes St.
Dallas, TX 75215
(214) 753-5600

Brother Bill’s Helping Hand
Brother Bill’s Helping Hand offers a free grocery store to help alleviate hunger for low-income families.
3906 N. Westmoreland Rd.
Dallas, TX 75212
(214) 638-2196

Wilkinson Center
Wilkinson Center helps families in need with multiple programs, including food assistance, as well as adult workforce development and financial literacy programs.
3402 N. Buckner Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75228
(214) 821-6380


Denton Community Food Center
Provides food from a central community storehouse to needy families and individuals struggling with hunger insecurity.
109 W Sycamore Street
Denton, TX 76201, USA
(940) 382-0807

Freedom Food Pantry
A Client Choice Pantry, no one is turned away or denied at any time.
1123 Ft Worth Drive
Denton, TX 76205
(940) 808-1016


The M.I.N.T Foundation
Provide food in order to decrease the number of people suffering from food insecurities and to increase nutrient intake of seniors. Dallas and Ellis County residents are eligible with a government ID.
1604 Falcon Drive
Desoto, TX 75115
(972) 224-7200

Desoto Food Pantry
Serves residents of zip code 75115 and a portion of Glenn Heights 75154. Eligibility based on income and TEXCAP guidelines. Driver’s License is required.
400 N. Hampton Rd
Desoto, TX 75115
(972) 223-4050


Metrocrest Services
Drive-thru food pantry offering pre-packaged boxes of nutritious food.
13801 Hutton Drive, Suite 150
Farmers Branch, Texas 75234
(972) 446-2100


Community Food Bank
The mission is to fight hunger and poverty with food, education, programs, and resources to families in a dignified, personal, and timely manner without zip code restrictions.
3000 Galvez Avenue
Fort Worth, Texas 76111
(817) 924-3331

Meals on Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County
Promotes the dignity and independence of older adults, persons with disabilities, and other homebound persons by delivering nutritious meals and providing or coordinating needed services.
5740 Airport Freeway
Fort Worth, Texas 76117-6005
(817) 336-0912

Tarrant Area Food Bank
Empowers communities to eliminate hunger by providing food, education and resources through innovation and collaboration.
2600 Cullen Street
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 857-7100


Frisco Family Services Food Pantry
Frisco’s only community food pantry allows clients to shop in a grocery store-like setting for food at no cost.
9085 Dogwood Street
Frisco, Texas 75033
(972) 335-9495


GRACE Food Pantry and Medical Clinic
GRACE’s Client Choice Food Pantry uses a voucher system for GRACE clients to shop and select food items that meet the cultural and dietary needs of their households. The GRACE Community Clinic is a Medical Home for uninsured families that do not have access to traditional health care.
837 E Walnut Street
Grapevine, TX 76051
(817) 488-7009


Little Elm Area Food Bank
Provides emergency food aid from the shelves of their food pantry.
501 Bill Street
Little Elm, TX 75068
(972) 294-4061


Christian Community Action Christian Community Action
Offers client choice groceries at no charge, financial assistance, vocational services and much more.
200 S. Mill Street
Lewisville, TX 75057
(972) 219-4305


Community Food Pantry of McKinney
A nonprofit outreach program that provides food to families who have found themselves in crisis.
307 Smith Street
McKinney, TX 75069
(972) 547-4404


Sharing Life Community Outreach
Sharing Life offers a variety of services including a food pantry, clothing, utility assistance and more. Visit their website to find out if you are in their coverage area.
3544 E. Emporium Circle
Mesquite, TX 75150
(972) 285-5819


A Christian Food Pantry and Thrift Store
Serves quality food, free of charge, to anyone who needs emergency food assistance.
1116 Dobie Drive
Plano, Texas 75074
(972) 578-5730

Minnie’s Food Pantry
Provides healthy meals, educational resources and numerous programs that help families gain long-term food security.
661 18th Street
Plano, Texas 75074
(972) 596-0253

North Texas Food Bank
Provides access to nutritious food to close the hunger gap in an effort to create a hunger-free, healthy North Texas.
3677 Mapleshade Lane
Plano, Texas 75075
(214) 330-1396

Storehouse of Collin County
Seven Loaves Food Pantry
Serves families within Collin County and surrounding communities by providing food through Seven Loaves Food Pantry.
1401 Mira Vista Boulevard
Plano, Texas 75093
(469) 385-1813


NTX Community Food Pantry
Serves The Colony, SE Denton County and surrounding areas providing over 450 families each month who experience food insecurity.
5201 South Colony Blvd, Suite 650
The Colony, TX 75056
(469) 514-9065


Amazing Grace Food Pantry
Serves all of Collin County with an open-door policy.
1711 Parker Road
Wylie, Texas 75098
(972) 292-7241

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