Highlights of our 2020 Thanksgiving Giveaway!

This pandemic has brought a lot of challenges to Minnie’s Food Pantry. Last year, we had 628 volunteers. This year we had 150 volunteers. Last year we had 2,000 signed up to receive a Thanksgiving meal and this year over 4,000 people signed up! Despite the low volunteers and extra safety precautions – we were…

Kindercare Dallas and Minnie's Food Pantry

The Tiniest Hands Meet One of North Texas’ Biggest Needs

All of us at Minnie’s Food Pantry would like to say THANK YOU to all the staff, children, and parents of KinderCare Learning Center in Dallas! They hosted a food drive on our behalf and we were blown away by the amount of food received. Watch the video below that recently aired on NBCDFW! The…


Thank You YMSL for the Beautiful Tribute to Minnie Ewing

Tears, tears, and more tears this morning at @minniespantry when YMSL stopped by with not only food donations but a beautiful tribute to our namesake, the beautiful Ms. Minnie!!!!!!  What an incredible surprise and honor! Here are the words: MINNIE HAWTHORNE-EWING Celebrating the legacy of a Mother, Pastor, and Community leader. Minnie’s Food Pantry was…


Cardboard Baler Donated by Kroger

Kroger’s Zero Waste program focuses on eliminating waste within our communities and by donating a cardboard baler to Minnie’s Food Pantry, they are helping us do JUST THAT!


The Galaxy Rover Team Rolled into Action for Minnie’s Food Pantry

All of us at Minnie’s Food Pantry would like to say THANK YOU to everyone on Samsung’s Galaxy Rover team! They rolled into action when we needed it the most. Here’s what they had to say: Like most charity organizations, Minnie’s Food Pantry felt the reverberated impact of COVID-19 as it spiraled throughout their community.…


2020 Thanksgiving Giveaway

Each year Minnie’s Food Pantry hosts an annual Thanksgiving Giveaway where volunteers and community sponsors come together to distribute complete Thanksgiving meals (including a turkey and all the trimmings) to families who would otherwise go without in North Texas.


Understanding Food Labels to Avoid Food Allergens

The mission of Minnie’s Food Pantry is to provide healthy meals, educational resources, and red-carpet treatment to families in need. For individuals with food allergies, it can be difficult to find foods that are free of allergens. f you or someone is your family has food allergies, here are things to consider when accessing food…


Making Food Go Further: Creating A Zero-Waste Kitchen

Making Food Go Further: Creating A Zero-Waste Kitchen By Denny Scholl As people increasingly reject plastic and excess packaging, the concept of zero waste has grown in popularity. But we tend to forget about actual food waste (roughly 133 billion pounds a year). A zero-waste kitchen should make each item of food in the kitchen…


Feeding Collin County Free Food Giveaway

Minnie’s Food Pantry is partnering with One Community Church to bring healthy meals to #CollinCounty! On Saturday, August 22nd, Minnie’s Food Pantry will be serving OFF-SITE from 10 AM-12 PM, providing Minnie’s Food Boxes, Box of Fresh Meats and Boxes of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables to those in need! Drive-thru service will be provided as…


Minnie’s Food Pantry Extends Service Dates to Better Assist Families Impacted by COVID-19

Effective immediately until further notice, Minnie’s Food Pantry has made the decision to extend service dates and will now be open Mondays-Saturdays 8:30 AM-11:30 AM for individuals and families in need of food assistance. The decision to open the facilities six days a week came as a Minnie’s Food Pantry began seeing the growing number…