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

NEW LOCATION: Waiting Area at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church
To better serve the families that visit our Guadalupe Center, we are asking visitors to first visit our waiting area located at the Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 2801 Conti Street (MAP).

FORT BEND

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

Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center provides Fort Bend families in need with three weekday opportunities to pick up food. This appointment-based system is 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 855-788-3663 with the letters HFBPS as the message to fill out registration form). Then select Catholic Charities — Richmond.

New Food Distribution Days and Times:

  • Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. — noon
  • Wednesdays, 5:00 p.m. — 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. — noon

If you need assistance or more information, please call us at 281-202-6200.

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.

Upcoming 2021 Dates:

  • June 26
  • July 31
  • August 28
  • September 25
  • October 30
  • November 20
  • December 18

All food fairs are on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

GALVESTON

Beacon of Hope Food Pantry
4700 Broadway, Suite F-103, Galveston, TX 77551 (MAP)
Call 409-762-2064 for more information.

Catholic Charities’ Beacon of Hope Center “Super Site” food distribution in Galveston will continue through December 2021. The large-scale drive-through food distribution, supplied by the Galveston County Food Bank, is scheduled for the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month through December, starting at 9:00 a.m.

No appointment is needed for the Super Site distribution, but families wanting food must come in a vehicle. People who travel on foot can be safely served at the Beacon of Hope Center other days of the week by appointment.

2021 Food Distribution Dates:

  • February 10 and 24
  • March 10 and 24
  • April 14 and 28
  • May 12 and 26
  • June 9 and 23
  • July 14 and 28
  • August 11 and 25
  • September 8 and 22
  • October 13 and 27
  • November 10
  • December 8

> 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.

 

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