Doing What’s Needed
M.I. Lewis Food Pantry provides a significant supply of groceries for families to prepare nutritional meals, as well as daypacks of non-perishable foods (and perishable food for those with access to storage) to homeless clients. Our Clients can receive fresh produce, bread and pastries, meat, dairy products, and canned goods.
Personal care items and baby essentials, including diapers, wipes, and formula are provided when available.
Food is given 6 times per year to individuals and families who qualify.
Exceptions – Food is given every month for circumstances involving the following exceptions (per qualification through M. I. Lewis’ case assessment policy):
Low-income elderly individuals
Single parents with young children
Individuals who have no transportation
Individuals who have just had an accident
Circumstances involving recent unemployment
Note: Some of these exceptions will qualify for 8-12 months of food assistance.
M. I. Lewis holds a Food Fair on the third Saturday of every month. Fresh fruits, vegetables and canned goods from the Galveston County Food Bank are given to anyone that comes and registers.
You can help by bringing a group to volunteer. Call (281) 534-2043 for more information about volunteer opportunities.
In addition, local non-profit agencies attend our food fairs to share information about their services.