Community First

Food Pantry

Our Community First Food Pantries are designed to provide members of our community who are facing food insecurity essential non-perishable items in accessible and trusted locations throughout San Antonio and surrounding counties.

Our Mission & Vision

The mission of Community First Food Pantries is to help in the fight against food insecurity by supplying food and other items without barriers for those in immediate need while acting as a catalyst, inspiring others to give alongside us. 

Our vision is a Community First Food Pantry in every local community, so those in need can access food and other items when needed.

What is a Community First Food Pantry?

Our Food Pantries are designed with several unique features to help achieve our mission and vision.

24/7 access

Open seven days a week, 24 hours a day and freely accessible to all, removing barriers to food access.

Free-standing, weather-proof, and conveniently located outdoors

Maintenance and up keep provided by Community First.

No cost, no registration, no sign-up.

Take what is needed and give back what and when you can.

Conveniently located

Helping communities where people may be affected by food insecurity.

Working with key community partners.

Collaborating with schools, public libraries, civic organizations, businesses, churches and other groups to facilitate donations and bring Community First Food Pantries to their communities.

Title Address Description
Any Baby Can
217 Howard St, San Antonio, TX 78212, USA

217 Howard St.
San Antonio, TX 78212
(established Oct 6, 2021)

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8AM – 5PM

Church of God Northwest
5914 Silvercrest Dr, San Antonio, TX 78228, USA

5914 Silvercrest
San Antonio, TX 78228
(established July 29, 2021)

Gardopia Gardens
619 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78202, USA

619 N New Braunfels Ave
San Antonio, TX 78202
(established August 19, 2021)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas
10843 Gulfdale St, San Antonio, TX 78216, USA

10843 Gulfdale Street
San Antonio, TX 78216
(established September 20, 2021)

Friday 8AM – 5PM
Saturday 10AM – 2PM
Sunday Closed
Monday 8AM – 5PM
Tuesday 8AM – 7PM
Wednesday 8AM – 7PM
Thursday 8AM – 7PM

 

Avenida Guadalupe
1410 Guadalupe St #222, San Antonio, TX 78207, USA

1410 Guadalupe, Suite 222
San Antonio, TX 78207
(established October 12, 2021)

The Impact Guild
708 West Summit, San Antonio, TX 78212, USA

708 W Summit Ave
San Antonio, Texas 78212
(established October 15, 2021)

San Antonio Preparatory Schools
6127 Summer Fest Dr, San Antonio, TX 78244, USA

6127 Summer Fest Dr.
San Antonio TX 78244
(established December 2, 2021)

YMCA at O.P. Schnabel Park
9606 Bandera Rd, San Antonio, TX 78240, USAAddress: 9606 Bandera Rd,
San Antonio TX 78250
(established January 13, 2022)

Office Hours:

Sunday Closed
Monday 5AM – 9PM
Tuesday 5AM – 9PM
Wednesday 5AM – 9PM
Thursday 5AM – 9PM
Friday 5AM – 9PM
Saturday 7AM – 4PM

 

Mays Family YMCA at Potranco
8765 Texas 151 Access Rd, San Antonio, TX 78227, USA

Address: 8765 Highway 151 Access Rd
San Antonio, TX 78245
(established January 13, 2022)

Office Hours:

Sunday 1PM – 5PM
Monday 5AM – 9PM
Tuesday 5AM – 9PM
Wednesday 5AM – 9PM
Thursday 5AM – 9PM
Friday 5AM – 9PM
Saturday 7AM – 6PM

 

Charis Collective at Sunset Ridge
95 Brees Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78209, USA

95 Brees Blvd.
San Antonio TX 78244
(established February 1, 2022)

Woodlawn Hills Elementary (SAISD)
95 Brees Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78209, USA

110 W. Quill Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78228
(established February 1, 2022)

Eastside Education Training Center
4551 Dietrich Rd San Antonio, TX 78219

4551 Dietrich Rd
San Antonio, TX 78219
(established March 1, 2022)

Hidden Cove Elementary (SWISD)
5102 Trading Post, San Antonio, TX 78242, USA

5102 Trading Post
San Antonio, TX 78242
(established March 22, 2022)

Mary Huppertz Elementary (SAISD)
247 Bangor Dr, San Antonio, TX 78228, USA

247 Bangor Dr
San Antonio, TX 78228
(established April 7, 2022)

Gilbert Elementary School (HISD)
931 E Southcross, San Antonio, TX 78214, USA

931 E Southcross
San Antonio, TX 78214
(established May 6, 2022)

Map Legend
Outdoor Food Pantry
Indoor Food Pantry

Where are Community First Food Pantries located?

Currently, our Food Pantries can be found at the following locations:

  • Any Baby Can
    217 Howard St., San Antonio, TX 78212 (established Oct 6, 2021)
  • Church of God Northwest
    5914 Silvercrest, San Antonio, TX 78228 (established July 29, 2021)
  • Gardopia Gardens
    619 N New Braunfels Ave San Antonio, TX 78202 (established August 19, 2021)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas
    10843 Gulfdale Street San Antonio, TX 78216 (established September 20, 2021)
  • Avenida Guadalupe
    1410 Guadalupe, Suite 222 San Antonio, TX 78207 (established October 12, 2021)
  • The Impact Guild
    708 W Summit Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78212 (established October 15, 2021)
  • San Antonio Preparatory Schools
    6127 Summer Fest Dr. San Antonio TX 78244 (established December 2, 2021)
  • YMCA at O.P. Schnabel Park
    9606 Bandera Rd, San Antonio, TX 78250 (established January 13, 2022)
  • Mays Family YMCA at Potranco
    8765 Highway 151 Access Rd, San Antonio, TX 78245 (established January 13, 2022)
  • Charis Collective at Sunset Ridge
    95 Brees Blvd San Antonio, Texas 78209 (established February 1, 2022)
  • Woodlawn Hills Elementary (SAISD)
    110 W. Quill Dr., San Antonio, TX 78228 (established February 24, 2022)
  • Eastside Education Training Center
    4551 Dietrich Rd San Antonio, TX 78219 (established March 1, 2022)
  • Hidden Cove Elementary (SWISD)
    102 Trading Post, San Antonio, TX 78242 (established March 22, 2022)
  • Mary Huppertz Elementary (SAISD)
    247 Bangor Dr, San Antonio, TX 78228 (established April 7, 2022)
  • Gilbert Elementary School (HISD)
    931 E Southcross, San Antonio, TX 78214 (established May 6, 2022)

We are always looking for new locations where our Food Pantries could benefit community members. If your organization would like to house a Food Pantry on its grounds, please fill out our Food Pantry Request Form.

What items can I find / donate to a Community First Food Pantry?

Our goal is to provide community members access to non-perishable food and other items, including:

Peanut butter

Cereal

Tuna

Beans

Rice

Macaroni and cheese

Chili and soups

Baby food and diapers

Canned lunch meats

Pet food

Full meals (can/box)

Pop top food items

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How can I help?

There are several ways in which you can help.

Food Insecurity: Other Resources

While our goal is for every Community First Food Pantry to be fully stocked, we cannot guarantee availability of needed items.

Please use the resources below if you or someone you know is in immediate need.

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