How to Receive Food

​Food is distribute​d on a first-come, first-served basis when available. The following rules were created so that everyone is treated equally and fairly based on the recommendations of the North Texas Food Bank.

  • All clients must sign in.
  • Each client will receive one reusable grocery bag on the first visit. If you bring back the reusable bag, you will receive one more specialty or snack item.​

Each bag will contain the following items as available:​

  • 3 packages of ramen noodles
  • 1 box of cereal or 4 individual oatmeal packages
  • 1 box of milk
  • 4 breakfast bars
  • 1 jar of peanut butter
  • 1 jar of jelly
  • 2 drinks (Gatorade, juice, drink pouches, etc.) or 1 gallon of water
  • 4 cans of vegetables
  • 2 cans of soup
  • 2 cans of beans or 1 bag of beans
  • 1 can of tomatoes
  • 1 bag of spaghetti with 1 sauce or 1 bag of rice
  • 2 cans of meat
  • 1 box/can of ready-to-eat/ready-to-heat food (tuna salad, chili, ravioli, etc.)
  • 2 cups of macaroni and cheese or 1 box of macaroni and cheese
  • 2 fruit cups or applesauce
  • 1 sanitary item (toothpaste, soap, etc.)
  • 2 snack items (chips, crackers, etc.) *
  • 2 specialty items *

Please note: There are no substitutes allowed. If you do not want an item, we will not pack it in your bag, but you may not replace it with another item.

* Specialty/snack items are not always in stock, but we will give them out when available.

Grab and Go Snack Packs include: Milk, breakfast bars and fruit from morning bags, and juice, tuna or chicken kits or ramen noodle quick cups, and fruit.​