Visiting the Food Basket
What should families expect on their visit to The Food Basket?
• Each family is interviewed to determine eligibility and need.
• Families and individual who qualify will receive food to supplement their weekly food supply.
The type and amount of food is dependent on the number of people in the household and pantry resources. Eligible individuals and families typically receive:
• Dairy: Eggs
• Grains: Rice, Bread, Cereal and Pasta
• Protein: Dry beans, Peanut Butter, Canned and Frozen meat
• Produce: Onions, Potatoes, and other fresh items, as available
• Canned Soup, Beans, Vegetables, Fruit, and Tomato-based products
• Personal care & infant care items
Documents You Will Need
Please bring the following to EACH visit to receive food assistance:
• Social Security Card or birth certificate for each member of the household
• Proof of address: Drivers License, lease or rent agreement, utility bill
• Proof of Income: check stub for each household member working; for household members with no income, an Employment Certification Form must be signed; for household members receiving Social Security, SSI, a pension, SNAP, HUD, and/or child support, annual award letters must be presented.
The Food Basket provides food assistance for families living in the Clute, Richwood and Lake Jackson zip codes. Eligibility for food assistance is based on government guidelines.
The interviewers at The Food Basket maintains a referral database, connecting families with other organizations who can assist with a variety of physical, educational, social and spiritual needs.
Stop by the Pantry
Please stop by and visit with our caring volunteers at The Food Basket.
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