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
Distribute more than just food to those in need.
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
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.
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."
Reaching the county
those in need
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