• The People's Fridge

    Pan-African Connection Bookstore Art Gallery and Resource Center

    Glendale Shopping Center

    4466 S. Marsalis Avenue at Ann Arbor Avenue

    Dallas, Texas 75216 

    Sunday - 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Tuesday through Saturday - 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    The People's Fridge sits outside the Pan African Connection in Oak Cliff.  Like a community library where people can take and donate books, the community refrigerator is where those who need food can take some, and those who have food can leave some. The People's Fridge operates on $250 a week in donations to stock the refrigerator. 

    https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/community-refrigerator-open-to-all-in-oak-cliff/2446297/

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    Harmony Food Pantry

    6969 Pastor Bailey Drive

    Dallas, Texas 75237

    Mondays - 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

    Tuesdays - 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 

    Thursdays - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    We serve anyone the first time on an emergency basis.  Your income should be below the current Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) income guidelines to receive ongoing assistance through our Food Pantry.

    - No Appointment Needed

    - Serving All Dallas County ZIP Codes During the Pandemic

    Website:  https://harmonycdc.org/

    Mega church in Oak Cliff building food pantry

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    Free Grab and Go Hot Meals

    2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

    Wheatland United Methodist Church

    8000 S. Hampton Road at Wheatland Road 

    Dallas, Texas 75232

    Website:  https://www.wheatlandumc.org/

    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/wheatlandinumc

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    CitySquare Food Pantry

    9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday  

    CitySquare Opportunity Center 

    1610 S. Malcolm X Boulevard, Building 350

    Dallas, Texas 75226

    - Free Food While It Lasts

    - First Come, First Served

    - We provide both drive-through and walk-up service options

    https://www.citysquare.org/food

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    The M.I.N.T. Food Pantry

    1604 Falcon Drive

    DeSoto, Texas 75115

    Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 

    10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  

    Mentor, Inspire, Nurture, Train (MINT) under-served families and at-risk youth in southern Dallas County, by providing basic needs, educational services and resources so that they may gain self worth, financial independence and become self sufficient, improving their quality of life and the social environment within the community.    

    Website:  https://www.mintcares.org/index.html

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    The People's Fridge #2

    Grow DeSoto Market Place 

    HeyyHealer Holistic Health and Wellness Studio

    324 E. Belt Line Road, Suite 500 (West of I-35E)

    DeSoto, Texas 75115 

    Thursday through Saturday - 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

    Now open outside of “holistic health and wellness studio” HeyyHealer at 324 East Belt Line Road, Suite 500, this fridge follows the organization’s first fridge, which was set up outside of the Pan-African Connection bookstore in Oak Cliff back in September. As organizer Jasmine Coleman told Eater then, the People’s Fridge is still looking to partner with local restaurants and other businesses who may have surplus food to donate to the effort. Some spots, like Sylvan Thirty eatery Shayna’s Cafe, have already made donations. 

    https://dallas.eater.com/2020/10/7/21504504/dallas-community-fridge-open-desoto-free-food

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    Free Hot Meals and Sack Lunches  

    No Requirements - All Are Welcome  

    Every Friday at 4:00 p.m. Until Food Runs Out   

    Greater Garth Chapel A.M.E. Church  

    2828 Carpenter Avenue  

    Dallas, Texas 75215

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    The Veggie Store and Garden Event

    Free Fruits and Vegetables 

    Free Turkeys Today

    Saturday, December 19, 2020 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    St. Luke Presbyterian Church

    5915 Singing Hills Drive at Red Bird Lane  

    Dallas, Texas 75241

    - Volunteers are needed at 9:00 a.m.

    - Garden Activities are at 11am to 1pm

    - Please wear a mask 

    - This is a drive-thru event

    - Donations are always welcome

    - Donate at the distribution event or on our Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/pg/VegstoreOC/posts/?ref=page_internal

    For more information, email Bettie Montgomery at OakCliffVeggieStore@gmail.com or call her at 469-323-8809, or call Ples Montgomery IV at 214-533-9222.

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    MLK Produce Distribution

    Every Saturday - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  

    Temporarily Relocated at Park South YMCA

    2500 Romine Avenue

    Dallas, Texas   

    214-238-2299 

    https://dallasmlkcenter.com/mlk-fresh-produce-distribution-center/ 

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    The Dallas-based Nonprofit Chris Howell Foundation  

    Food Boxes and Care Packages

    Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

    Skyline Ranch 

    1801 E. Wheatland Road 

    https://www.nbcdfw.com/about-nbc-5/community/fighting-hunger/nonprofit-prepares-to-feed-thousands-for-holiday-season/2465224/

    https://chrishowellfoundation.org/

    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/chrishowellfoundation

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    Crossroads Community Services

    4500 S. Cockrell Hill Road 

    Dallas, Texas 75236 

    214-560-2511 

    https://ccsdallas.org/

    Crossroads Community Services Serves Dallas County by nourishing their community’s low-income families and individuals with nutritious food and supportive education. 

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    VNA Meals on Wheels

    1440 W. Mockingbird Lane

    Dallas, Texas 75247 

    214-689-2639

    VNA Meals on Wheels Delivers nutritious, freshly prepared hot meals to Dallas County residents who are homebound and unable to access resources like food banks and grocery stores. 

    www.vnatexas.org

    www.vnatexas.org/i-need-help/meals-on-wheels