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.

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)
    • CommuniCare Las Palmas Location
      803 Castroville Road #131, San Antonio, Texas 78207 (established November 12, 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)
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)

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

 

CommuniCare Las Palmas Location
803 Castroville Rd #131, San Antonio, TX 78237, USA
803 Castroville Road #131
San Antonio, Texas 78207
Monday-Friday 8:00a-5:00p
Masks are required.

(established November 12, 2021) 

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, USA

Address: 9606 Bandera Rd,
San Antonio TX 78250
(established January 13, 2022)

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

 

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)

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

 

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Outdoor Food Pantry
Indoor Food Pantry

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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