Metrocrest Social Services

Donate Food

Pantry Visits Are Up 28%: Share a Can or 2

More families are visiting the pantry to select food and your donations prevent us from running out of popular items.  View current needs.

Every item you give puts food on the tables of local families!

We'll provide over a million pounds of food to families this year.

We Feed Families Every Week All Year

Throughout the year we struggle to keep our pantry shelves stocked. Clients include hard-working parents trying to feed their children, adults of all ages who may live alone on fixed incomes and multigenerational families living in one household.  They are coping with food insecurities.They may not know how they'll pay for groceries or whether the items they can afford will stretch to feed everyone at the table. 

80% of the food we distribute from our Food Pantry is donated. We need donations throughout the year to keep our shelves stocked and offer clients nutritious selections. View our Food Pantry Shopping List or take it along on your next grocery trip.

Donations may be dropped off at the back of our building. One of our volunteers will even unload your items and provide you with a tax receipt.

  • 13801 Hutton Drive, Suite 150 (west of IH35E, between Valwood & Valley View)
    Farmers Branch, TX 75234  MAP
  • Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. & Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Have questions about organizing a donation drive at your office, school, church or club? Call us at 972-446-2100.

Setting up a Food Drive is as Easy as 1.....2......3!

Step 1: Decide what kind of drive you want to do. Focus on one item such as peanut butter or canned fruits or collect a variety of items. Our Food Pantry Shopping List provides you with many options.

Step 2: Publicize the drive. Print posters (1 and 2) and fliers and distribute to participants. To help us keep costs down, please consider providing your own boxes.

Step 3: Set a date for the drive and call us in advance at 972-446-2100 to schedule a drop off or pick-up time.

Let Us Do the Shopping--at 14 Cents a Pound

Because of our affiliation with North Texas Food Bank we can procure bulk supplies of many foods for only 14 cents per pound. That means a $1 donation becomes 7 cans of food!

By obtaining healthy, popular items in bulk, we can s-t-r-e-t-c-h every dollar you give to feed a greater number of people.

Donate online now.

Toiletries and household cleaning supplies are available in the pantry, but supplies often are depleted.

Providing Essential Supplies, Too

Visitors to our pantry are happy to have access to much-needed personal hygiene and cleaning supplies. We try to stock a variety of items such as:

  • toilet paper & paper towels
  • bath soap & shampoo
  • deodorant
  • laundry detergent
  • feminine products
  • baby diapers & wipes
  • adult Depends
  • toothpaste, toothbrushes & denture cleaner
  • household cleaners

Unfortunately, our supplies of these essential items frequently run low. Donations are needed to avoid empty shelves.