Our food pantry offers emergency food assistance with nutritious food to families who have financial limitations.
Applying for Food Assistance
You can apply in person during the pantry’s hours of operation: between 9am and 11am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. No appointment is necessary. We will also connect you with other El Buen services such as our community garden, nutrition classes and health clinic.
How long can I expect to receive food assistance?
Clients will be scheduled to receive food twice a month for up to six months.
Does it matter where I live to receive food assistance?
Residents from all counties qualify for our emergency food assistance program.
Fifteen percent of Travis County residents and one in four children live in poverty. Make a difference by donating. See our wish list below:
- Dry goods such as cereal, oatmeal, pancake mix, pasta, beans, rice and tuna
- Canned beans, vegetables, fruits, soups and sauces
- Cooking oils
- Carton milk, no refrigeration required
- Baby food
- Toothbrushes/paste, shampoo, conditioner, lotion
- Laundry detergent
- Cleaning products