Catholic Charities Food Distribution Dates and Locations

Volunteers at Mamie George Community Center

Volunteers working to maintain social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Catholic Charities’ food pantries have been operating since shelter-in-place became our new normal, along with all of our other programs that are 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 and Thursdays by appointment only

APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED
In order to serve the families that visit our pantry in a more efficient way, the drive-through food distributions at our Guadalupe Center are now by appointment only. Please complete the appointment request below to schedule a time to visit us and receive food:

Request Appointment

Waiting Area at Minute Maid Parking Lot A
To better serve the families that visit our Guadalupe Center, we are asking visitors to first visit our waiting area located at the Minute Maid Parking Lot A located at 962 Hamilton Street (MAP).

Download the directions here

FORT BEND

Mamie George Community Center
1111 Collins Road, Richmond, TX 77469 (MAP)

Effective January 5, 2021:

Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center will transition to an appointment-based system for our drive-through food distributions. All those in need of food assistance are welcomed to make a reservation.

How to make a reservation to visit our food distributions:

  1. Reserve your time slot by making a reservation online:
    Request Appointment
  2. Submit registration through Houston Food Bank text system (text 94502* with the letters HFBPS as the message to fill out registration form). Then select Catholic Charities — Richmond.(*Please note the updated information for 2021.)

New Food Distribution Days and Times:

  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. — noon
  • Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. — noon

If you need assistance or more information, please call us at 281-202-6289.

Download English and Spanish flyer for more information [PDF]

Monthly Food Fairs at Mamie George

Catholic Charities and the Order of Malta will begin hosting monthly food fairs at the Mamie George Community Center for Fort Bend County residents. Read more details here.

GALVESTON

Beacon of Hope Food Pantry
4700 Broadway, Suite F-103, Galveston, TX 77551 (MAP)
Tuesday/Thursday/Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Call 409-762-2064 for more information.

Effective August 12, 2020:
Galveston County Food Bank Super Site Distribution
Wednesdays, starting 9 a.m.
Drive-through only, no appointment needed

> More information on Galveston Food Distribution Super Site

Want to volunteer at our food distributions?

Sign up for a shift at our Guadalupe Center here.

Sign up for a shift at our Mamie George Community Center here.

Or please contact the volunteer manager in your area:

Houston/Galveston: frassu@catholiccharities.org
Fort Bend: dbateman@catholiccharities.org

For additional information and resources, visit our coronavirus response page.