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EAST SPRING BRANCH FOOD PANTRY

What Is It?: A volunteer-run organization that provides food free of cost to people who need assistance and live in zip codes 77043, 77055, 77080, and 77024.

 

Help Needed: Sort food, stock shelves, unload deliveries, help give out Thankgiving bags, collect food to donate, and other tasks.

 

Minimum Age to Volunteer: 12 (middle school).  Middle school students are welcome to sort food.  High school students may assist guests once they have had experience volunteering in other areas of the pantry.  

Help Needed

OCCASIONAL VOLUNTEERS

On Monday, Thursday, & Friday mornings volunteers may help unload deliveries. Students are welcome to help sort and stock on Fridays after school. Other projects include driving to pick up food (pickup truck needed) at various locations, and substituting for regular volunteers.

SPECIAL PROGRAM VOLUNTEERS

Help with special programs such as Thanksgiving Dinner Distribution and other events.

REGULAR VOLUNTEERS

Experienced volunteers perform tasks such as greeting guests, interviewing guests, and accompanying guests through the pantry. The pantry is open on Monday 11–2, Tuesday 11-2, Thursday 11–2 and 5–7 PM, Saturday 10–noon. On Thursday mornings, volunteers accept deliveries of food and stock shelves.

COLLECT FOOD TO DONATE

The pantry welcomes donations of non-perishable food and other supplies to share with its guests. Please contact Mary White for more details.

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Bandini Award: East Spring Branch Food Pantry (2015) (4 minutes 9 seconds)

Location:

The pantry is located in a building in the parking lot of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 7901 Westview Drive (at the southwest corner of Wirt Road).

 

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