Emergency Aid Coalition helping hungry and homeless in Houston
Emergency Aid Coalition helping hungry and homeless in Houston
5401 Fannin
Houston, Texas 77004
(713) 528-FOOD (3663)
Emergency Aid Coalition
Emergency Aid Coalition
Emergency Aid Coalition
Emergency Aid Coalition
Emergency Aid Coalition
Emergency Aid Coalition
Emergency Aid Coalition
Emergency Aid Coalition
Emergency Aid Coalition
Emergency Aid Coalition
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Emergency Aid Coalition
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OUR MISSION
The Emergency Aid
Coalition (EAC) is an
interfaith organization
that collaborates to provide
temporary assistance
in the form of food, clothing
and other basic needs, with
an emphasis on serving the working poor.

Learn more
about the EAC
& its mission.


EMERGENCY AID COALITION
5401 Fannin
Houston, Texas 77004
(713) 528-FOOD (3663)

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EAC PROGRAMS
Our programs are operated by a dedicated group of volunteers and include:

EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY at the Houston Food Bank Portwall Location
Provides groceries to working families in need. The EAC operates the Emergency Food Pantry at the Houston Food Bank. The EAC has provides the daily client services and the Houston Food Bank has provides the food. The program serves over 2,000 working households a month and served over a 1,000,000 pounds of food in 2015.
FOOD PANTRY at EAC Fannin
Provides groceries to families in need. Food comes primarily from two sources: 1) Member congregations periodically sponsor food drives, and individuals underwrite the purchase of certain food items; 2) Food is purchased from the Houston Food Bank and local grocery retailers. The United Way Basic Needs Initiative Grant provides significant funding toward the purchase of food. In 2015, the EAC provided 6,572 sacks of groceries to individuals and families in need.
LUNCH at EAC Fannin
Monday-Friday and Sunday the EAC provides a sack lunch to anyone who comes to the EAC’s ‘Lunch to Go’ window. In 2015, the EAC served 77,945 free lunches.
CLOTHING CENTER at EAC Fannin
Provides clothing and health/toiletry items to families in need. In 2015, the EAC distributed 8,648 pairs of pants; 15,325 shirts; 3,413 pairs of shoes; 14,526 purchased underwear and socks; 24,060 health/toiletry items; and 14,841 other clothing items.

In 2015-2016, the EAC began a Clothing Center project called ‘Boots to Work’ which provides vouchers for work boots and shoes to qualified working individuals.
BOOKS AND BACKPACKS—2016 distribution will be at South Main Baptist Church
Provides school uniforms, backpacks, and grade-appropriate school supplies. In 2015, the EAC was able to help over 1,000 children.