Helping Hands Food Pantry

Leader: Royce & Anna Sparks

Let each of you look out not only for his own personal interests, but also for the interests of others.
Philippians 2:4


Mission Statement:
To share Christ’s love with those in our community (Aquilla, Gholson, Ross & West Communities) who struggle to make ends meet by providing free supplemental food. 


Hours of Operation:

Wednesday Nights 6:30 - 7:30 PM

By appointment only! All others will be turned away!


Items We Provide:
Food- canned and non-perishables
Toiletries- soaps, detergents, diapers and personal hygiene items

House Keeping Items:

*A total of 5 families will be ministered to each time our food pantry is opened.

*Everyone must make an appointment in order to be served.

*Clients cannot bring other clients with them unless they have an appointment.  They will be turned away.

*All clients must show a proof of residency from Aquilla,Gholson, Ross & West, to be served at our food pantry.  This can be in the form of an electricity bill, water bill, etc.  If the bill is in their spouse’s name, a DL will be sufficient.  The clients name must be shown on the bill (no exceptions).

*All clients are welcomed to our food pantry one time each year.

*The food pantry ministry is to help individuals and families in crisis for the short term with food. 

*We will consider having families and individuals come back to our food pantry more often, if the following is met:

          -Must attend our church (FBC Gholson) regularly
          -Must seek financial counseling from our Pastor
          -Must be actively seeking a job


*Any exceptions to these Guidelines must be approved by our Pastor and the Food Pantry Ministry Team.

*Effective January 30, 2014



Royce or Anna, Directors 829-2903

James, Pastor 829-2321 or







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First Baptist Church of Gholson

  • 228 Wildcat Circle
    Waco, Texas 76705
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