• ​​Blossom - 2nd & 4th Sat each month, 9-10am
    @ Blossom Church of God, 255 N. Cedar

  • Chicota/Direct/Forest Chapel - 2nd Wed each month, 2-4pm
    @ Chicota community center, 100 CR 35860

  • Deport - 3rd Mon each month, 10:30am-12p
    @ United Methodist Church, 177 S. Pecan St.

  • Powderly - 3rd Tues each month, 1-3pm
    @ United Methodist Church, 133 CR 44060

  • Roxton - 2nd & 4th Thurs each month, 9a-12p
    ​@ United Methodist Church, 312 Honey Grove St.

our board of directors

(You must live near the satellite pantry of your choice.)

We distribute groceries year round: Tuesdays 1:30-4:30 p.m. and Thursdays 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Senior food box (age 60+) given out 2nd Monday of the month 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Downtown Food Pantry - Paris, Texas

124 W. Cherry St.  |  903-737-8870

Downtown Food Pantry Non-Discrimination Statement: The U.S Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

Some of our Our Partners & sUPPORTERS

Pantry History

satellite pantries

mission & vision

To feed the hungry of Lamar County with no regard to race, religion, sex or country of origin. To deliver the food as efficiently as possible always being cognizant of the resources we have been given.


More than 200 people volunteer for us each year and make the difference in the lives of thousands. 

Need food?

Bring an ID, proof of address (within Lamar County) and birth dates of all household members. Receive food every 2 weeks. Contact DFP for more information.

North Texas Food Bank

Roy and Skeeter Davis    
​        Family Foundation

Load Trail 

RPM Staffing

Brookshire Grocery Corp.

Blossom Church of God

Atmos Energy
​​Paris Elks Lodge

Roxton UMC

FIrst United Methodist

First Christian Church

Turner Industries

Kiwanis Club of Paris

Rotary Club of Paris United

2009 Began in a Sunday School classroom on the bottom floor of the United Methodist Church. Served approximately 100 families.

2009 - Became a partner agency with the North Texas Food Bank.

2011 - Moved to our current location at 124 W. Cherry (8,700 sq ft.).

2012 - Awarded the Community Innovator of the Year from the North Texas Food Bank. Served 11,072 people and distributed 1.1 million pounds of food.

2016 - Became a United Way partner agency. 

2019 - gave out 2.7 million pounds of food, provided 2.25 million meals to 12,745 people in 4,367 households (25% of Lamar County population)

President:Ronnie Grooms

​Vice-President: Mike Viehe

​Treasurer: Barbara Eatherly

Secretary: Sherry Williams

​​Rachel Brown

​Jerrica Liggins

Jo Blackburn

Mike Viehe

Nikki Burchinal

Erik Roddy

Beverly Johnson

Sharon Young

Paris Legacy Foundation

Calvary United Methodist Church

RAM Foundation

Campbell Soup Foundation

First Federal Community Foundation

​New Hope Baptist Church

Calvary Chapel of Paris

Impact Church

His Place Fellowship

Cowboy Church in the Camp

Holy Cross Episcopal Church

East Paris Baptist Church

State Farm- Scott Kennedy

Toyota of Paris

Christ Community Church

Lighthouse Mission Church

Paris Bible Church

Guaranty Bank

Southside Baptist Church

Cf Paris

Immanuel Baptist Church

Freedom Church

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Lamar Ave. Church of Christ