Chuck Burton

Operations Director

We serve as a distribution center for the following satellite pantries:

Blossom: Hometown Food Pantry 255 N. Cedar; 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month 9-10 am.

Roxton: Dorothy West Ministry, 312 Honey Grove St.; 2nd Thursday, Produce ONLY 9-11 am & 4th Thursday of the month 10 am- 1 pm

Powderly: Open Door Food Pantry, 133 CR 44060; 3rd Tuesday of the month 1-3 pm.


the hungry

Financial advisor Stephen Gerrald leading our first workshop, "Financial Fitness."

Allan Hubbard
Executive Director

Hope in Action: our volunteers are essential!

The 5:15 Workshop Series

The Numbers

  • Produce Bagging: Mondays, 9:00 am & Wednesdays, 12:00 pm
  • Stocking Groups: Tuesday, 6:30 pm and Saturday, 9:00 am. Call to schedule.

Janet Allen


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

Hunger isn't seasonal, which is why our pantry is open year-round. We are open 2 days a week to clients. Clients are able to receive assistance every other week. 

The pantry is open to clients:

Tuesday: 1:30-4:30 pm

Thursday: 8:30-11:30 am

124 W. Cherry St.  Paris, Tx 75460          903-737-8870

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

Downtown Food Pantry - Paris, Texas

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 22.1%. This means that almost 1 in 4 or 10,970 people in our community are "struggling to avoid hunger." 

Meet Our Team

In 2017 we served:

People: 12,260.

32% children and 15% seniors

Families: 4,261

Nutritious Meals: 1.65 million

Pounds of Food: 1.98 million

956,508 pounds of fresh produce and 221,359 pounds of protein. Clients only returned to the pantry to receive food on average 8 times out of a possible 26 times.

Serving times

In collaboration with the United Way of Lamar County, we offer workshops to the community the first Tuesday of every month from 5:15-6:00. Topics are presented by local organizations and business leaders. 

Watch our Facebook for current topics and upcoming dates. 


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Distribute more than just food to those in need.


those in need

Reaching the county