Amazing Grace Food Pantry has a new and unexpected guest last month.

Christopher lost his job, his car, his phone, and now with unemployment funds depleted, he’s homeless. He walked to Amazing Grace Food Pantry on a Friday, one of our stocking days and not our regular client service day.

Our community partners are so amazing! St Vincent De Paul found him a motel for a couple nights while he waited for an interview at Samaritan Inn. By God’s grace and mercy, He prepared a way for Christopher. He now has shelter, food, a donated bicycle and 2 job interviews lined up.

Thank you SVDP for your prompt action to help this new community friend in need! We may all be in the same storm, but not in the same boat. It takes all of us to help others in need – however God leads you.

Amazing Grace Food Pantry is exclusively a volunteer organization, relying upon the talent and generosity of community members to procure, sort and distribute over 30 TONS of food every month to area families. This monumental undertaking is only possible due to the altruism and support received each and every week from people just like you.

  • Do you have some free time on your hands?
  • Do you enjoy helping those in need?
  • Do you want to give back in some way that really changes the quality of life for someone?

We also welcome volunteer groups! If your church, youth or corporate group would like to schedule a day to volunteer as a team building exercise, or to regularly adopt group-size tasks (e.g. yard work, improvements, cleanup, etc.), we’d love to hear from you! Call (972) 292-7241 to leave a voicemail message or use use the contact form on our Volunteer page.

No time to volunteer? That’s okay, too! Visit our Donation page to arrange a monthly donation. No amount is too small!

Our Ministry is inside the walls, too. Another heartfelt testimony from a volunteer:

I just wanted to let you know that after working full shift this morning, my daughter, Abigail, went to compete in a junior golf tournament. She placed 3rd and won her first medal! After the award, one of the first things she said was, “I can’t wait until I tell the pantry family.”

Most of you may not know the story, but Abigail quit playing golf since the divorce almost 4 years ago. She started back on tour just this February. Our goal was to win at least one medal and make it to the invitational final tournament. With today’s placing, she has solidified her standing to get invited to the final. Against all the adversity, Abigail has made it through and she is continuing to grow. And being part of the pantry has made such a difference for her. Having a sense of belonging and developing a sense of purpose.

Thank you so much for the care you are showing my children. It may be a small success, but it is such a huge step forward for us.

Abigail and Sean volunteer at Amazing Grace Food Pantry

Take the time to read some of the testimonials from clients and volunteers on our website. Volunteer or donate this year. It will bless you!

Please share this and our other posts on your Facebook timeline, tweet it out on Twitter or forward via email. Many people looking to help or looking for help don't even know that ours and other pantries exist. Let others know there's help for them out there!

More ways YOU can help in the Fight Against Hunger in North Texas

  1. Visit our Volunteer Page to find out how you can get involved directly to make a difference.
  2. Consider arranging a recurring monthly donation by visiting our Donation Pageno amount is too small.
  3. Shop using Amazon Smile – select Amazing Grace Food Pantry as your charity of choice. You can also purchase items from our Amazon Charity List and have them sent directly to us.
  4. Use your Kroger Community Rewards Card. Enter our number 92895 to have a portion of your total purchase benefit Amazing Grace Food Pantry.
  5. Visit the Target Gift Registry to review a list of needed items such as canned beans, canned veggies, soups and hygiene products.
  6. Spread the word about us to your friends, family and coworkers! Ask your favorite businesses if they support Amazing Grace Food Pantry.
  7. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, and be sure to share our posts on your timeline.

The volunteers at Amazing Grace Food Pantry and the growing number of clients thank you for your help in fighting hunger in Collin County and North Texas. If you have any questions, comments or would like to know more, feel free to use our Contact Page or call us at (972) 292-7241.