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Denton Community Food Center
306 N Loop 288, Suite 400
Denton, TX 76209–4887


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Cash donations are the most versatile as we are able to buy the food items we need. We purchase 70% of food distributed via cash donations from individuals; social and business organizations or clubs; churches and the business community.

Cash Donations

Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Partner with us and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support. It’s a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards paving the path for a better tomorrow.


Get in touch with us today for more details about how you can help.

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Food Donations

Donations of food are accepted during normal operating hours at the back door/dock.  Non-perishables such as canned goods and dry & boxed goods in home/family sized packing; unopened with original labeling and no expired dates.  We prefer no glass containers.

Currently, MOST NEEDED food:  

  • Canned Fruit

  • Canned Meals like SpaghettiO’s

  • Baby Food

  • Chili or Stew

  • Boxed goods like Hamburger Helper/Skillet Meals or Instant Potatoes, etc.

Suggested Items to Donate include
basic canned items such as:

  • Mixed Vegetables or Corn & Green Beans

  • Beans (all varieties, Baked, Brown, Pinto, etc)

  • Fruit (peaches, pears, mixed or cocktail)

  • Tomato & Spaghetti sauces or whole Tomatoes

  • Soup (all varieties to eat or cook with)

  • Tuna, Chicken, Ham, Spam meat products

  • Pasta in Meat (SpaghettiO’s, etc)

Suggested items to donate include basic canned items such as:

  • Macaroni & Cheese dinners or Hamburger Helper

  • Potato Casseroles & other vegetable mixes

  • Pasta like Spaghetti, Fettuccine, etc

  • Dried Beans or Rice (brown or white)

  • Powdered Milk

 Other food items such as:​​

  • Breakfast Cereal or Oatmeal

  • Bottled Fruit Juices (Apple, Orange, Mixed)

  • Peanut Butter, Boxed Crackers

  • Cooking Oils, Coffee, Sugar, and Flour


.At this time we are only seeking additional volunteers that have been tested for Covid 19 recently . If you want to volunteer, and have not been tested recently, you can check out for convenient locations for testing. Once you have been tested, email Dallas Newell at with the hours and days you are available..We appreciate your support and interest in DCFC.

The Food Center is a 100% Volunteer staffed & run, Donor funded & supported, Community based charity.  

The majority of the work (sacking groceries, sorting food, stocking shelves, interviewing and serving clients) occurs during the normal operating hours.  Some limited volunteer opportunities (unloading the Food Bank truck at 7:00 AM every Monday morning) occur at other hours.

We are most interested in people who can volunteer on a regular basis (one day per week or twice per month).  However, we do accept short-term volunteers on an as needed basis and on a first come first accepted basis.  When we have a full shift of regular volunteers we may turn away short-term volunteers. 

Please contact us for opportunities and details.

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