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  • The Devine Food Pantry Ministry is and will be the voice of the Hungry

    Clients are encouraged to come on one of the listed days and are limited to one visit per month per family.

     

    The Pantry has plenty of food for the month, no matter which day is chosen. We don't run out of items if you come later in the month.

     

    The Food Pantry of Devine serves the residents of Southern Medina County and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

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    Non-Discrimination Statement

    The Devine Food Pantry Ministry will be open the following days and times for distribution of food commodities:

     

    Distribution Dates:

    Tuesday & Thursday

    10:00AM - 1:00PM

    Except Holidays

     

    We may close earlier if we reach maximum building capacity.

     

     

     

    Declaración de no discriminación

  • Get Involved

    HELP FIGHT HUNGER

    It takes the support of the entire community to fight hunger. Every dollar, every can and every donated hour matters.

     

    1 in 5 children in our area is at risk for hunger and over a 500 families are struggling with hunger right now. We need your help to provide them with one of life’s most basic necessities – FOOD. Last year, 94% of all donations made to Devine Food Pantry Ministry went directly into our community. Whether you are an individual who wants to help, or a company looking for a charitable partner, you can be sure your donations are always utilized efficiently and effectively to help those in need.

    The Devine Food Pantry Ministry continues to seek donations to offset operating costs and to fund pantry operations. Your support is needed to make the Devine Food Pantry Ministry a staple in our community. You, your organization or business can help in the following ways:

     

     

    Donate your time and help us distribute food on one of our distribution dates. You can help as little as one time or help every time.

    Contact our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteercoordinator@devinefoodpantry.org

     

    Make a monthly contribution to the Devine Food Pantry Ministry.

     

    •                $20.00 helps 5 families
    •                 $50.00 helps 13  and
    •                 $75.00 helps to supply over 20 families with supplemental food assistance.

     

    Make a lump sum donation that will help us fund the Devine Food Pantry throughout the year.

     

    Organize a food drive through your business, service organization or church. Devine Food Pantry Ministry is a community-supported organization. This means that we draw our strength from a wide variety of individuals, businesses, civic organizations and churches across Medina County. Become a part of our efforts today by contacting us at donationcoordinator@devinefoodpantry.org.

     

  • Food insecurity exists in every county and congressional district in the country. But not everyone struggling with hunger qualifies for federal nutrition assistance. Hunger must continually be addressed in our community and the Devine Food Pantry Ministry is and will be the voice of the hungry! The Devine Food Pantry Ministry was founded in 2004 by the Devine Ministerial Fellowship, a collective group of Ministers and clergy from the Devine, Natalia, Lytle and Moore Texas communities.

    We are 100% people and community funded. Long term underemployment, unemployment and the high cost of food, gas, utilities and rent are forcing more and more people to seek emergency food. The need for emergency food is unprecedented.

    What does it take to fight hunger? Monetary Donations & Volunteers.

     

    Monetary donations to cover the expenses of food acquisition, maintaining a physical plant, electricity, phone service, water, sewage and trash, insurance etc and volunteers who not only fill boxes with food donated by the Wal-Mart Stores of Devine, Hondo & Castroville and HEB-Lytle, but volunteers who pick up food procured through the San Antonio Food Bank and local food drives from the Devine ISD, volunteers who unload the vehicles and place the items in the storeroom, stock the shelves in the distribution area, process the orders for distribution, maintain the physical premises and clerical help in the intake area for the required governmental and SAFB member agency forms.

     

    The Devine Food Pantry Ministry is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that provides food assistance to children and families in need in our community and surrounding areas. Hunger is a growing epidemic and it continues to affect hundreds on a daily basis. The Devine Food Pantry provides numerous programs to meet the needs of every person who walks through our doors.

     

    The Devine Food Pantry Ministry is one of the leading pantries in Media County Texas and we are proud members of the San Antonio Food Bank . We serve low income families regardless of their race, color, or religion. Your donations may be tax deductible. With your generous support, Devine Food Pantry Ministry will be able to continue to roll out the red carpet and serve families in need. It takes co-operation, efficiency, and strong partnerships to fight hunger.

  • News

    Security Bank, Devine TX held a very successful food drive for the Devine Food Pantry.

    Thank You Security bank and everyone that donated.

    Alpha Omega Christian Academy had a great food drive for the pantry.

    Thank You for your support.

    Thanks to all at the Bigfoot-Moore Bunco Group.

    Your support is greatly appreciated.

    Thank You to all the members of the Devine Current Events Club for the wonderful donation to the Devine Food Pantry.

  • Contact Us

    Don't be afraid to reach out. You + Us = AWESOME.

    309 N. TEEL
    DEVINE, TEXAS 78016
    TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS
    10:00AM to 1:00PM
    830-663-9228
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    MAKE A DIRECT DONATION

    Make a monthly contribution to the Devine Food Pantry Ministry.

     

    $20.00 helps 5 families

     

    $50.00 helps 13 and

     

    $75.00 helps to supply over 20 families

     

    with supplemental food assistance.

     

     

    Make a lump sum donation that will help us fund the Devine Food Pantry
    throughout the year.

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  • Non-Discrimination Statement

    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity

    conducted or funded by USDA.

     

    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.

    To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.

    Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

     

    (1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

    1400 Independence Avenue, SW

    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

     

    (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

     

    (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

     

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

    Declaración de no discriminación

     

    De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus

    siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre

    la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad

    realizados o financiados por el USDA. Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en

    contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden

    comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede

    proporcionar en otros idiomas. Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en:

    http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html y en cualquier oficina del

    USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la

    información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de

    denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992.

    Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA

    por:

    (1) correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture

    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

    1400 Independence Avenue, SW

    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

    (2) fax: (202) 690-7442;

    (3) correo electrónico: program.intake@usda.gov.

    Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.