Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center in Richmond Becomes Houston Food Bank Neighborhood Super Site, Will Serve Many More Families During Pandemic

…– Trini’s Market, a Houston Food Bank partner – provided 567,000 pounds of food in the last year through Saturday food fairs and weekday “shopping” in a grocery store-style environment. When the pandemic began, MGCC transitioned to drive-through food distribution, when volunteers loaded an assortment of items into vehicles, while maintaining safe distance to prevent the spread of COVID. MGCC is on track to surpass its pre-pandemic annual food dist…

Food for Hungry Families Throughout Galveston-Houston

…Bay Area Food Pantry Based in the United Way Bay Area Service Center, the food pantry provides nutritious food to families who struggle to have enough food for a healthy life. 1300-A Bay Area Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77058 281-282-6069 Beacon of Hope Food Pantry on Galveston Island The Beacon of Hope is the only city-wide food pantry in Galveston available to help anyone in need, located in the Galveston Community Center near other social servic…

Catholic Charities Food Pantries to Open Saturday for Families Impacted by Imelda

…. Location: 1111 Collins Rd, Richmond, TX 77469 (MAP) Assistance provided: Food Fair (food assistance) Contact: 281-202-6200 Catholic Charities Beacon of Hope Center (Galveston) Hours: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Location: 4700 Broadway, Suite F-103, Galveston, Texas 77551 (MAP) Assistance provided: Food assistance, referrals Contact: 409-762-2064 Volunteers Needed Volunteers will be needed at Catholic Charities’ food pantries on Sat., Sept. 21 to help orga…

Catholic Charities Food Distribution Dates and Locations

…being handled by phone and email rather than face-to-face. Our drive-thru food distributions operate at our regional food pantries each week. Days, times and location information is below. Our three largest food pantries are open each week: HOUSTON Guadalupe Center 326 S. Jensen, Houston, TX 77003 (MAP) Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays by appointment only APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED In order to serve the families that visit our pantry in a more effic…

Volunteer with your Corporate Group or Organization

…assemble grocery bags for distribution to people in need at our bi-monthly food fairs. Location: Pan de Vida Food Pantry at Catholic Charities’ Guadalupe Center 326 S. Jensen Drive, Houston, TX 77003 (MAP) Notes: Available twice per month on specified Saturdays El Rio Warehouse – Refugee and Veteran Donations Number of Volunteers: 10 – 30+ Time Availability: Anytime from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; weekends from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Project Description: Th…

Catholic Charities Continues to Serve Galveston Area During COVID-19 Pandemic

…e appointments by phone, then call before coming to pick up their packaged food. The food is placed on a table in the entry way while the client waits from a safe distance, then the staff can step back while the client collects nutritious nonperishable food, fresh produce and meat. During the last two weeks in March, Catholic Charities took more than 450 COVID-related calls and provided 8,290 pounds of food to 651 individuals using its social dist…

Women Veterans Defend the Community by Making Masks for Volunteers Distributing Food at Mamie George Community Center

…COVID-19 pandemic. Rather than bringing clients inside Trini’s Market, the food pantry at MGCC, Catholic Charities is enforcing safe social distancing by asking clients to remain in their vehicles while their food is loaded. Since March 18, MGCC and its volunteers served more than 5,000 individuals, providing nearly 30,000 pounds of nonperishables, fresh produce and meat. “Our health care professionals have the most critical need for the higher-gr…

“Shoe Away Hunger” Helps Catholic Charities Fill Food Pantries

…s, to Sarah Jessica Parker for the donated shoes, and to all of Catholic Charities’ volunteers who helped sort, organize and distribute the shoes. Catholic Charities serves more than 50,000 individuals through its network of food pantries, which distribute nearly a million pounds of nutritious food annually. > Learn more about Catholic Charities’ Family Assistance program > Help feed hungry families in the Greater Houston area. How you can help….

Important Information and Updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus)

…Department of Health and Human Services CheckForCorona.com — Harris County FOOD DISTRIBUTION Food Benefits For Families Affected By COVID-19 School Closures Texas School Meal Program Search Tool HISD to relaunch food distribution efforts on April 6 with centralized packing hub Fort Bend ISD offers grab-and-go meals (student documentation required) Stafford MSD Curbside Meal Service Aldine ISD Curbside Meals Information Clear Creek ISD Meals for St…

Order of Malta Feeds Hungry Families in Fort Bend

…opportunity to serve the community. MGCC receives produce from the Houston Food Bank – nearly 20,000 pounds of fresh fruit and vegetables for families who come to the center for food assistance. Because the Order of Malta focuses on providing a balanced diet, they prefer to send families home with protein as well. The Food Bank supplies protein on a more sporadic basis, so the Order began providing funds to make it a more consistent part of the fo…