The Mobile Food Pantry will be at the Granbury First United Methodist Church (FUMC) distribution site Saturday, Jan. 19 from 9-11:30 a.m.
Fresh food distribution through the Tarrant Area Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry takes place on the third Saturday each month at Granbury FUMC, 301 Loop 567. The mobile pantry provides fresh produce and meat that is often not available weekly at the community food pantries in Hood County.
Local organizations working together to coordinate the mobile pantry distribution include Loaves and Fishes at Lakeside Baptist Church, Granbury United Methodist Church, Christian Service Center at the Church of Christ, Mission Granbury, Joseph’s Locker, StoneWater Church and Generations Church.
If you can help area food pantries with monetary donations, food, or other services, contact any sites listed here.
BLUFF DALE AREA FOOD PANTRY
Sponsor: Bluff Dale United Methodist Church. Hours: Wednesdays from 2-4 p.m., More information: 254-728-3286.
December statistics: Served 32 households.
BRAZOS RIVER BAPTIST CHURCH
2201 Mitchell Bend Highway.
Sponsor: Granbury First United Methodist Church, H-E-B and others. Hours: Tuesdays, 1-6 p.m. More information: Email [email protected] or call 817-573-5573.
December statistics: Served 164 families/660 people.
CHRISTIAN SERVICE CENTER
1903 W. Pearl St.
Sponsor: Granbury Church of Christ. Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays, 1 – 3 p.m. More information: Email [email protected] or call 817-573-0316 or 817-573-2613.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF LIPAN
214 N. Kickapoo, Lipan.
Sponsor: First Baptist Church of Lipan. More information: 254-646-2484.
GRANBURY FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH FOOD MINISTRY
301 Loop 567.
Sponsor: Granbury First United Methodist Church. Hours: Monday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. More information: Email [email protected] or call 817-573-5573.
December statistics: 57 families/211 people.
Joseph’s Locker Outreach
1003 Paluxy Road.
Sponsor: Joseph’s Locker Outreach Ministry. Hours: 9 a.m. to noon, Monday – Thursday. More information: Email [email protected] or call 817-579-1446.
December statistics: 193 families received assistance.
Loaves & Fishes Ministry
3410 Glen Rose Highway, at Contrary Creek.
Sponsor: Lakeside Baptist Church. Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 1-3 p.m. More information: Email [email protected] or call 817-573-2094.
1310 Weatherford Highway #120.
Sponsor: Mission Granbury. Food pantry for families with children: Tuesday from 9-11 a.m. General food pantry hours: Tuesday from noon-4 p.m.; Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 9 a.m. -4 p.m. More information: Email [email protected] or call 817-579-6866.
CASA: 100 children served, 40 active volunteers.
Emergency Assistance Network: 449 households, 1,717 members, 5 legal aid clients.
Outreach: 39 active volunteers, 507.75 hours.
Shelter: 8 new clients – 9 clients total: 3 adults 6 children, 164 hotline calls, 3 resident shelter clients received counseling.
Victims Assistance: 46 shelter clients served at resource center, 23 non-resident clients received counseling.
People Helping People
306 Kings Plaza.
Sponsor: People Helping People. Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. More information: Email [email protected] or call 817-573-7801.
December statistics: Assisted 756 families (3,150 individuals), 250 families came back the week before Christmas. The all-volunteer organization contributed 2,810 hours to make this effort possible.
Ruth’s Place/Oak Trail Shores
Sponsor: Granbury First United Methodist Church. Hours: Tuesdays, 3-5:30 p.m. More information: Email [email protected] or call 817-579-1521.
December statistics: Served 137 families.
ST. FRANCES CABRINI
EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY
2301 Acton Highway.
Sponsor: Cooperative effort with St. Frances and Mission Granbury. Hours: Fridays, noon to 4 p.m. More information: 817-362-2131.
December statistics: 15 families were served.
Tolar Food Pantry
8812 Highway 377 West, Tolar (at Tolar United Methodist Church).
Sponsor: Cooperative effort in the community and with local churches. Hours: Wednesdays, 3-5 p.m. More information: 254-835-4005.
Local pantry directors are encouraged to submit monthly statistics by the 5th of each month. Send to [email protected]