We are pledged to provide food and other assistance without discrimination to eligible needy families living in the Cedar Hill Independent School District.

To receive food

 Applications are taken Monday & Wednesday from 1:00pm -3:30pm and Friday & Saturday  9:00am -11:30am. No appointment is needed.

If there is a need in the household, we will assist you in getting set up for food distribution.

An application is good for six (6) to twelve (12) months.  Each member of the family will receive food every two weeks.

We do not discriminate

Cedar Hill Food Pantry operates in accordance with the US Department of Agriculture and Texas Department of Human Services policy, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, political belief, or national origin.

Basic Food Unit

Each member of the family receives one "basic food unit" every two weeks. A unit consists of:

  • 1 Tomato Product
  • 2 Vegetables
  • 1 Can of Soup
  • 1 Can of Beans
  • 1 Can of Fruit
  • 1 Can of Meat
  • 1 Starch (pasta, rice, or dry beans)
  • 1 Cereal
  • "Extras" (discretionary – depending on what we have on hand and number of people in family). 

Each November and December, clients receive a complete meal for Thanksgiving & Christmas.

  • Turkey or Ham
  • Stuffing
  • 2 Canned Vegetables
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Pie Shell & filling

Documentation required

  • Copy of photo id/driver’s license with Cedar Hill address
  • If drivers license does not have Cedar Hill address, we request a current utility bill showing Cedar Hill address

TXU Electric Bill Assistance.

Through the welcome assistance of TXU Energy Aid and its generous contributors, the Pantry can assist those that have a critical need for help with paying their electric bill.

If you need help paying your electric bill, please contact us at 972-293-2822 Monday - Thursday, from 9am until noon to schedule an appointment. You will need to bring your TXU bill and a photo id at that time.

Cedar Hill Food Pantry


Mon & Wed 9:00am - 4:00pm
Tue & Thu 9:00am - 12:00pm
Fri 9:00am - noon
Sat 9:00am - noon


Mon & Wed 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Fri 9:00am - noon
Sat 9:00am - noon

PO Box 2694
403 Houston Street
Cedar Hill, Texas  75106
972-293-2822 voice
972-293-9009 fax

Our Monthly Needs

  • 1.460 tomato products
  • 2,920 cans of vegetables
  • 1,460 soups
  • 1,460 cans of fruit
  • 1,460 cans of meat
  • 1,460 pkgs of pasta, rice, or dried beans
  • 1,460 boxes of cereal

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