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The Food Center has finished the new 4500 sq. ft. expansion which will give more room for food and distribution tools as the number of families needing food increases. Watch the embed video of the ribbon cutting for more information.

The daughter, Terri Patton, of Dick and Verna Parsons made a wonderful donation in remembrance of all the years her parents volunteered at the Denton community Food Center. Dick was especially helpful to me with I first started volunteering at DCFC. I miss his kind wisdom and knowledge of the food pantry processes.

Updated: Dec 20, 2021

The Food Center received a wonderful donation as part of a secret Santa gift by James Greycheck to his sister-in-law, Carolyn McGannon. What a great family!


Evan and Cathy Wenger made a wonderful donation to the Food Center in honor of Mary Hummel and Tom Kokotan. They also sent us a wonderful Christmas card that we put on our bulletin board for all the volunteers to enjoy!

.Updated January 2023


Denton Community Food Center

306 N. Loop 288 ste 400; Denton 76209

(behind the Serve Denton Center, off Loop 288 on Market St,

at the Schmitz Family Building.  Use 3815 Market St for GPS/Maps)

Current Service HOURS & DAYS
10:30 am to 12:30 pm on Monday & Wednesday ONLY

You may receive food only once every month.

We are using a Drive up and park distribution model.

Please follow volunteers directions in the parking lot.

Be prepared with picture ID or Food Center card.


For social distancing purposes:

Park your vehicle in the designated area and come inside our air-conditioned waiting room where you will be qualified and given a basket of food to take back to your car.

When your food is ready. YOU will be instructed to LOAD the food yourself into YOUR CAR to minimize touching & increase social distancing.

Our waiting room has two bathrooms for your use,

Wearing a mask in the waiting room is recommended and is always by your choice. while being interviewed.

A standardized selection of groceries will be provided to each family.  Sorry, we must suspend Client Choice temporarily under these extraordinary conditions.

Thank you for your patience & understanding as we use the DRIVE-UP model that allows us to remain open two days per week to assist you.


At this time we are only seeking additional volunteers, who have been fully vaccinated . If you want to volunteer, and have been fully vaccinated, email Dallas Newell  a copy of your vaccination card or letter at  She will tell you next steps.. We appreciate your support and interest in DCFC.

We are letting those who need community service hours to volunteer at the food center, if they have been fully vaccinated,  See the contact information above to contact Dallas Newell at We are continuing to accept Cash Donations for Community Service (Probation) Hours Credit

Donate online at the top of this page via credit card  


In-person at the food center with exact cash M & W between 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

** Check this website for future updates & changes **



 Every 2nd Saturday a mobile pantry is held on the Food Center parking lot from 9:00 to 10:30.
sponsored by the Denton Hunger Coalition, visit their FACEBOOK page at "Denton Hunger Coalition for more info.

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