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3rd Ward Food Pantries | 3rd Ward, Midtown Houston, Downtown Houston


In this guide we will provide you with listings of food pantries near the 3rd Ward neighborhood.

Who qualifies for 3rd Ward Food Pantry assistance?

Anyone living in the neighborhood of 3rd Ward definitely qualifies. In addition, anyone in South Park, Sunnyside, East End, Midtown or Downtown is also encouraged to use this guide.

Zip Codes that 3rd Ward Food Pantries serve

When seeking food assistance you want to start with the agencies that assist your zip code first. The sites who serve your zip code are more likely to provide you with assistance, as opposed to visiting a pantry that serves all zip codes.

Zip codes that 3rd Ward Food Pantries are likely to offer help to include:

  • 77004 (definitely can use this guide)
  • 77002
  • 77003
  • 77005
  • 77006
  • 77007
  • 77010
  • 77011
  • 77012
  • 77013
  • 77019
  • 77020
  • 77021
  • 77023
  • 77025
  • 77026
  • 77027
  • 77029
  • 77030
  • 77046
  • 77054
  • 77056
  • 77057
  • 77081
  • 77096
  • 77098
  • 77401
  • 77547

3rd Ward Food Pantries via Map

This map shows the locations of agencies who provide residents of 3rd Ward with food assistance.

Days and Hours of Operations for 3rd Ward Food Pantries

Below are a listings of SE Houston food pantries. Should you live in this area, these agencies provide you with the best opportunities to receive food assistance.

Christian Rescue Mission

3229 Hadley St # A, Houston, TX 77004 – 713-659-7750 Christian Rescue Mission Facebook Page

Hours of operation: Tues – F: 10 a -12 p

County or Zip Codes Served: Harris County and surrounding areas

Manna House Third Ward Food 

Provides food assistance and washing detergent, baby diapers, toilet tissue and more.

3118 Blodgett St, Houston, TX 77004 – 713.529.3381 – Manna House

Hours of operation: Thursday and Friday 9 am to 1 pm

County or Zip Codes Served: 77004 zip code.

City Wide Club

3701 Elgin St, Houston, TX 77004 – 713-752-2582 citywideclub.com

Hours of operation: Tues – Th 10 a-1 p

County or Zip Codes Served: Harris County and surrounding areas

City Wide Club

4101 San Jacinto St # 206, Houston, TX 77004 – 713-523-4904 citywideclub.com

Hours of operation: Tues – Th 10 a-1 p

County or Zip Codes Served: Harris County and surrounding areas

Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church

3826 Wheeler Ave, Houston, TX 77004 (Church)

3118 1/2 Blodgett St Houston, TX 77004 – 713-748-5240Wheeler Baptist Church

Hours of operation: Thursday and Friday  9 am to 1 pm

County or Zip Codes Served: 77004. If outside the 77004 zip code Wheeler Church first to learn if you are eligible.

Christian Community Services

3230 Mercer St, Houston, TX 77027 – 713-961-3993 – Christian Community Services Food Pantry

Hours of operation: M – F 10a – 2 pm Sat 9 a  – 12 p (food and clothing only

County or Zip Codes Served: W-SW: 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007, 77010, 77011, 77012, 77019, 77020, 77021, 77023, 77025, 77026, 77027, 77030, 77046, 77056, 77057, 77081, 77096, 77098, 77401

Emergency Aid Coalition

5401 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77004 – 713-528-3663 Emergency Assistance Coalition Food Pantry

Hours of operation: You should arrive at 8:30 a.m. Monday-Friday to be served. Open 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  May return in 2 months but no more than 8 visits in 2 years. Does not provide groceries to clients who are homeless.

County or Zip Codes Served: Harris County

Catholic Charities

2900 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77006 – 713-526-4611Catholic Charities

Hours of operation: M – F 730 a – 530 p. Call for a listing of food pantries.

County or Zip Codes Served: 77003, 77004, 77011, 77012, 77013, 77020, 77021, 77023, 77029, 77030, 77054, 77547

Society of St. Vincent de Paul Resale Shop 1

6654 Gulf Fwy, Houston, TX 77087 – 713-862-2605 or 713-741-8234  – www.svdphouston.org or Society of St. Vincent de Paul Facebook Page.

Hours of operation: Tuesday-Friday 9:30 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, Closed on Sunday and Monday

County or Zip Codes Served:

Lewis and Joan Lowenstein Foundation Pan De Vida Food Pantry –  Catholic Charities

326 South Jensen Drive, Houston, Texas 77006 –713-227-9981 Lewis and Joan Lowenstein Foundation Pan De Vida Food Pantry

Hours of operation:  9 am Tuesday – Thursday to the first 100 families

County or Zip Code Served: Harris County + Houston area

Gulf Coast Community Services Association, Inc.

9320 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77054 – 713-393-4700Gulf Coast Community Food Pantry

Hours of operation:  Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00P M to  5:00 PM. Walk-ins welcome. 3 to 5 day supply offered. Assistance offered one time per year.

County or Zip Codes Served: Harris County.

Alternatives to these 3rd Ward Food Pantries

If you could not find help with any of the above agencies consider these alternatives:

  • Contact the Houston Food Bank at 832.369.9390. They can provide you with even more listings of food pantries.
  • Refer to our Good Effort Guide To Finding Houston Food Pantries. We list only the food pantries that list times and dates therefore you are less likely to encounter a pantry that is out of business.

Conclusion

When searching for food assistance always start with the food pantries that are closest to you. There are larger agencies that provide food assistance to the entire city of Houston, but these places tend to run out of food quickly because they serve so many people. Again stick with those non profit agencies that are with the zip codes near you.

If you live in 3rd Ward, South Park, Sunnyside, East End, midtown or downtown the food pantries listed above should be able to provide you with food assistance.