How to Help

Food for Seniors


Catholic Charities Fort Worth: Call CCFW’s mainline at 817-534-0814, option 1 anytime between 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Monday through Friday for assistance in Tarrant, Johnson, Denton, Wise, Parker, Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto, Cooke, Hill, Bosque, Hamilton and Somervell.



Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County: Providing home-delivered meals and other services to home-bound, elderly and disabled residents of Tarrant County. 




Sixty and Better: While senior centers and wellness classes are currently closed, they are providing home deliveries of nutritious meals to Activity Center participants. 



Area Agency on Aging of Tarrant County:

Provides resources to older adults and their caregivers.


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Food For Children


Community Centers in Fort Worth:

Twenty centers across the city are offering take-out style evening meals to children free of charge.



Tarrant County WIC Clinics: 

Offering curbside service at 6 clinic locations while shelter in place orders are in effect. To apply for WIC, please call    817-321-5400.



Baylor Collaborative on Hunger/Poverty: View an updated state-wide listing of ISDs providing alternatives to regular school feeding programs. 



First Street Methodist Mission: Provides groceries, infant formula, diapers, and clothing. Call ahead to confirm hours at (817) 338-1071.


  • ​​​​Take public health advisories seriously and follow recommendations of theCDC, Tarrant County Public Healthand your city.​​                                                             
  • Verify information obtained through social sites with the reputable sources above. Be especially wary of statements about building immunity through intentional exposure or those promoting products.     
  • Consider donating to any of the non-profit charities who are working hard to meet the increase in need.                                  
  • Check out this blog poston what to do with food you find deep in your pantry and answer these common questions: "Is it still good? What do I make with this?"      
  • ​Equal Heart is recruiting AmeriCorps Members to help feed our community, In exchange for 8 weeks of service to your country and community, you'll receive a living stipend and an education award.       
  • Spread some happiness with Melt Ice Creams' Happiness for Heroes program. Purchase ice cream treats for medical staff responding to this public health emergency.                                                 
  • Don't forget to tip your server! The Fort Worth Food + Wine Foundation is providing relief funds to hospitality industry employees who were suddenly furloughed and are facing extreme hardship.
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Imperfect Food​

​Discounted rates (33% off) on their home-delivery service for people eligible for SNAP (food stamps) assistance. 


Gardens on the Go

Providing large bags of fresh produce for $5 per each on two Saturdays/month in Fort Worth and Arlington. 


Cowtown Farmers Market

The market, located in west Fort Worth remains open on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm and is now accepting the Lone Star Card (SNAP).


Tom Thumb / Albertsons

​Offering "contact-free" delivery and requesting the public limit shopping on Tuesdays/Thursdays from 7 - 9 am so seniors and other high risk people can shop. 


HEB Stores 

Offering a state-wide Senior Support Line with delivery by Favor. Call 1-833-397-0080 from 11 am to 3 pm seven days a week for assistance.


Curbside & Delivery  Take-out options

​Even with new dining restrictions in place, you can continue to support local restaurants by taking advantage of carry-out and delivery options.


Ellerbe Farmers Market Co-op Boxes

Support the farmers market and bring home fresh produce picked up curbside. Follow link for all the specifics.




Your Texas Benefits

​Apply for SNAP (Lonestar Card) benefits, Disaster assistance, healthcare and more. 


American Red Cross

Get help with shelter, health care, financial assistance and more. 

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211 texas

For individuals needing assistance related to COVID-19, enter COVID-19 as search term, or dial 211.


​Catholic Charities Fort Worth

Offering limited emergency financial assistance and help with SNAP benefit enrollment.To inquire, please call 817-534-0814. Affordable rides are also offered throughout Tarrant County, with parameters. Call 817-336-8714 for details.


COVID-19 TX Food Resources Website

The Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty's Texas Hunger Initiative is working to provide the most up-to-date information on food resources.


Meals on Wheels of America

Find resources for seniors outside of Tarrant County.

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Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

The Academy and its members — registered dietitian nutritionists, dietetic technicians registered and other food and nutrition professionals — offer nutrition articles, tips, video and activities for individuals and families managing the challenging conditions of the COVID-19 outbreak.



Other Resources

Food for Everyone


Gardens on the Go: Find fresh, affordable fruits and vegetables twice a month at “Gardens on the Go.” Pick up a large bag of seasonal fresh produce for just $5 a bag on select Saturdays. Cash and Farmacy Vouchers accepted.


Taste Community Restaurant: Providing dine-in and online order to-go in their normal pay-what-you-can service.



​Tarrant Area Food Bank: Check their Find Food Map for the most up-to-date food pantry, mobile pantry, and school pantry resources across 13 North Texas counties.



The Community Food Bank: Call ahead to check operating hours at 817-924-3333. 



The Potter's House Ft. Worth:

Holding it's monthly mobile food pantry on Saturday, April 4th from 9:00 - 11:00 am.


 LVT Rise:

Continuing to provide resources to west Fort Worth, including food. Visit their website for details or call 817-420-9741.


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