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Helping other people Eat Nacogdoches HOPE



Welcome to

Helping Other People Eat

nonprofit Food Pantry in Nacogdoches Texas




Hours of Operation


Clients can come as often as once a week.

Daytime:  Mondays & Thursdays; 9 am - 11:30 am

Evening:  2nd & 4th Tuesdays; 5 pm - 7 pm

The pantry is not able to deliver food. Bring box or containers to put your food in.  Push carts are provided to use to put your box/bag on while making food selections.


Anyone can come get produce.

Thurs. 12 pm - 1:30 pm, or when gone.

Senior Boxes

Federal program - must qualify

     Pick up is on 2nd Wednesdays each month.

Participating List: 10 am - 12 pm 

Waiting/New List: 1 pm - 3 pm

Seniors looking for the Meals on Wheels Program

(not associated with HOPE) can click here to that site.

Need Food?

Come to the pantry during our regular hours of operation. A volunteer at HOPE enters your information into the food bank's computer system, so there is no form to fill out prior to your arrival.

  What you need to bring:

  1. Proof of residency in Nacogdoches County, such as a water bill or driver’s license with your address.  

  2. They will ask for name, number of people living in the home and birthdates.

  3. The volunteer asks for an estimated monthly incomeThe income scale updates each summer.

  4. Bring a box or two to carry your food home.

Note: There are no qualifications for Thursday's Noon produce.  Everyone can drive by for it.

To find your closest East Texas Food Pantry

click FIND FOOD & enter your zip code


Chamber of Commerce awards HOPE 2022 Nonprofit of the Year

Volunteers representing Nacogdoches HOPE:  Mario Estrella, Deidra Harrison, Denise Lee, Doris Stokes, GW Scott, Dorothy Smith, Carl Woodrow, Rose Powers, Sharon Ninness, Terry Bounds, Greg Gay, Lisa Denman, Wilma Cordova, and Jenny Henson. (L-R)

Photos by Photography by JR and video by DMC Marketing Group.

Nacogdoches HOPE was recognized as Non Profit of the Year 2022 at the Chamber's 100th Annual Meeting & Banquet which was sponsored by Charles Pool Real Estate.

Board President Deidra Harrison tells about what HOPE does and can do in this YouTube video.

HOPE will be closed for

the following holidays

May       29      Memorial Day

July          3       Independence Day

Sept         4       Labor Day

How you can help:

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