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…


Dallas Mavericks Providing Minnie’s Food Pantry Meals and 1,000 Hand Sanitizers Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

All of us at Minnie’s Food Pantry would like to say thank you to the Dallas Mavericks for their assistance during this challenging time. Their donation will help us continue to feed the community of Northwest Texas and keep our volunteers and guests safe with the use of additional sanitizer. Please read their press release…


Plano Independent School District & Minnie’s Food Pantry Partner to Feed Students During COVID-19

Yesterday, 700+ Families in need of a breakfast or lunch stopped by designated PISD facilities to receive a meal for the day. Due to the increased need for families affected by the economic effects of The Coronavirus, Minnie’s Food Pantry has been contacted by Plano Independent School District to assist these families by supplementing the…


Effects of COVID-19 on Minnie’s Food Pantry

In the immediate weeks following the outbreak of The Coronavirus here in North Texas, Minnie’s Food Pantry (MFP) has witnessed first-hand the severity of the virus and the detrimental impact it has on our communities, even those individuals who may have not come in contact with the disease directly. From hours and wages being decreased…


Important Message from Cheryl Jackson

Hello, Minnie’s Family! In light of the global health scares, and in order to ensure a healthy volunteer and client experience, Minnie’s Food Pantry is taking extra precautions to minimize outbreaks and create a healthy and safe environment for all! Minnie’s Food Pantry will be offering hand sanitizer stations throughout the facilities for clients and…


Minnie’s Food Pantry and Dallas Mavericks Present Hoops for Troops

This is what happens when Minnies Food Pantry opens there doors to partner with the NBA!! We made over 350 meals to deliver to veterans on Saturday. What a blast we had doing it A Boom moment you gotta watch the recap video it doesn’t capture half of the love that was in the Happy…