We have satellite pantries in Blossom, Chicota, Deport, Powderly, and Roxton.

Find out what days & times they're open + where these pantries are located.

Open year-round. We distribute groceries 2 days a week. Customers are able to receive assistance every other week. 

Open to customers:

Tuesday: 1:30-4:30 pm

Thursday: 8:30-11:30 am

Senior Food Box (age 60+) given out the 2nd Monday of each month from 9-11 a.m.

Downtown Food Pantry - Paris, Texas

124 W. Cherry St.  |  903-737-8870

Josh Mullens

Operations Assistant

  • Produce Bagging: Mondays, 8:00 am & Wednesdays, 10:00 am
  • Stocking Groups: Tuesday, 6:00 pm and Saturday, 9:00 am.
    ​Call to schedule.

The Numbers

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Distribute more than just food to those in need.

Chuck Burton

Operations Director

In 2021 we served:

People: 9,298​​   Families: 3,389

(19% of Lamar County population)

Nutritious Meals: 1.6 million

Pounds of Food: 1.96 million

  • Greeters
  • Stockers
  • Computer Operators
  • Delivery/Distribution Assistance (unloading)

Allan Hubbard
Executive Director

  • Sorters and Baggers
  • Client Assistance
  • Bag Folders
  • ​Prayer Ministry

Temporarily giving out 25-pound food boxes at Lamar County Fairgrounds beginning May 10, 2022 while our parking lot is paved in concrete. No food given out at 124 W. Cherry during this time.

Hope in Action: our volunteers are essential!

Since 2009, the Downtown Food Pantry has served the hungry of Lamar County, Texas. Our area has one of the highest food-insecurity rates in the state at 23%. This means almost 1 in 4 or 12,250 people in our community are "struggling to avoid hunger." 

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the hungry

Reaching the county


those in need

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