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Food pantries step up during COVID-19

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CEDAR CREEK LAKE– Area help is here for those in need.
Below is a list of  community food pantries open and available to help you and your family.
If you are not in need of a food pantry. please consider donating to a food pantry near you.
As with any business or operation during this time, please call ahead for confirmation of times.
Christian Life

2611 W. Main St. Gun Barrel City, (903) 887-5429 or (903) 880-1099, Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Community Food Pantry Tool
100 S. Old Indian Trail, Tool (At the CCL United Methodist Church in Tool) (903) 432-3003,Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Can come every 30 days.
Henderson County Food Pantry
715 E. Corsicana, Athens, (903) 667-1600, Monday  to Friday 8:30 a.m. to noon, Can come every 3 months, sometimes more often depending on food supply.
Faith in Action

103 S. Terry St., Malakoff,(903) 489-7500, Thursday 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Can come every 30 days.
Mabank Area Good Samaritan
405 W.Walnut St.,(903) 887-0547, Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., First Monday of the month 6:00-7:30 p.m., serving dinner. Bring identification. Can come every 30 days, also offering dog and cat food.  
Community Care Food Pantry
1200 E. Corsicana, Athens (At Eastern Hills Church of Christ), (903) 675-3975, First and Second Tuesday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. during month of May. National Guard will be distributing boxes of food May 28 (today) at this location from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
First Assembly of God
1310 S. Palestine, Athens, (903) 675-3646, First Monday of every month 10 a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Care and Share
522 W. Main, Gun Barrel City (First Baptist Church GBC), (903) 802-3537, Wednesday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Labor of Love Food Pantry
303 E. 10th St., Kemp (United Methodist Church Kemp), (903) 880-5566, Third Tuesday of the month, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Cedar Creek Church of God
142 Rodney Dr. Gun Barrel City, (903) 887-2591, Free produce every Friday 12:15 p.m. Must attend service.
First Methodist Church
501 S. 3rd St., Mabank, (903) 887-3691, Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. -11 a.m., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., Sign up prior to date and bring form of identification.
The Refuge at
Cedar Creek Lake

20159 Hwy 274 Cap City, (903) 340-7206, First Tuesday food pantry 6 p.m. – 7 p.m., Third Tuesday clothes closet 6 p.m. – 7 p.m., Fourth Tuesday food pantry 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. For zip codes 75143 only.
First Baptist Church
209 Meredith St., Eustace, (903) 425-2261, Last Tuesday of the month 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Salvation Army
5 Oak Creek Dr., Kaufman, (972) 962-1345, Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring proof of income, residence, identification.
Church of Christ
235 W. Cedar Creek Pkwy, Seven Points, (942) 467-9763, Thursday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Athens Soup

421 N. Prairieville St., Athens,Tuesdays and Thursdays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Come for Lunch and Supper.
Payne Springs United Methodist
9667 S. Highway 198, Across from old fire department building, (903) 451-2978, Saturdays 3 p.m.- 4 p.m., Payne Springs area.
Alpha Baptist Church
1122 Hwy 274 Seven Points, (903) 432-0033, Fourth Saturday of the month 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. if food is available. Look for sign on door.
Faith at Work

Mabank Pavilion, Sundays 10 a.m. to noon.