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
Emergency Aid Coalition
Emergency Aid Coalition
Emergency Aid Coalition
Emergency Aid Coalition
Emergency Aid Coalition
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The mission of the EAC
is to serve as an interfaith
association of congregations
covenanted to promote the
self-sufficiency of our clients
by assisting them
with basic needs.

Learn more
about the EAC
& its mission.


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

 

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

EAC @ HFB
Provides groceries to working families in need. The EAC operates the Emergency Food Pantry at the Houston Food Bank. The Emergency Food Pantry is open Monday-Friday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
FOOD PANTRY
Provides groceries to families in need. Food is purchased from the Houston Food Bank and local grocery retailers. In addition, member congregations periodically sponsor food drives, and individuals underwrite the purchase of certain food items. In 2012, 5,714 sacks of groceries were distributed by EAC volunteers.

The Food Pantry also provides sack lunches to hungry people. In 2012, the EAC distributed 73,085 sack lunches to hungry men, women, and children.
CLOTHING CENTER
Provides clothing items to families in need. In 2012, the EAC distributed clothing to 5,018 adults and 2,366 children.
GROCERY DELIVERY
Delivers groceries to an elderly or disabled individual in our community. In 2012, 278 sacks of groceries were provided to 23 individuals.
BOOKS AND BACKPACKS
Provides school uniforms, backpacks, and grade-appropriate school supplies. In 2012, the EAC was able to help 1,465 children return to school in August.
S.N.A.C.K. Program (Supplemental Nutrition After-School Collaborative for Kids)
S.N.A.C.K. offers healthy snacks and nutrition information to after-school programs in the neighborhood.
AFFILIATED PROGRAMS

Operation I.D.

Operation I.D. assists clients with obtaining Texas identification cards or duplicate birth certificates. Help is available on Tuesday & Thursday mornings from volunteers at Main Street Ministries, a ministry of First Presbyterian Church of Houston. Main Street Ministries is located at 5100 Travis Street (near Portland Street) in Houston.

Palmer Way Station
Palmer Way Station serves a hot breakfast Monday through Friday mornings in the patio at Palmer Episcopal Church, 6621 Main Street in Houston. Palmer Way Station provides access to a telephone, restrooms, and a mailing address as well as toiletries such as soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and razors.