• Produce Bagging: Mondays, 8:15 am & Wednesdays, 10:30 am
  • Stocking Groups: Tuesday, 6:30 pm and Saturday, 9:00 am.
    ​Call to schedule.


those in need

In 2020 we served:

People: 11,730​​   Families: 4,190

(23% of Lamar County population)

Nutritious Meals: 2.38 million

Pounds of Food: 2.86 million

avg 568 meals per family

​1,000 new families

Meet Our Team

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

Serving times

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.

The Numbers

Josh Mullens

Operations Assistant


for people

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

We're a nationally trusted non-profit agency. Find out more at our

GuideStar profile.

Get Involved

Distribute more than just food to those in need.

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

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

Chuck Burton

Operations Director

Reaching the county

Hope in Action: our volunteers are essential!


the hungry

Downtown Food Pantry - Paris, Texas

124 W. Cherry St.  |  903-737-8870

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." 

Allan Hubbard
Executive Director