Entries by Colleen Brewer

Christmas by Candlelight 2021

Eastside Ministries and St. Rita Catholic Church invite you to join us for Christmas by Candlelight December 7, 2021, 6:30 – 8:30 P.M. St. Rita Parish Center 5550 E. Lancaster Ave. Fort Worth, TX 76112   Come celebrate the Joy of Advent as we gather for a relaxing evening of food, fellowship, music, meditation, and […]

Quilt Raffle

Donate to the 2021 Eastside quilt raffle, and you might win a beautiful hand-pieced quilt (pictured).  The quilt measures 80″ X 97″ and features a geometric design with vibrant colors of blue, green, purple, and red-pink.  You can buy one ticket for $5 or five tickets for $20.  Just mail a check to Eastside Community […]

Supercharge Your Support of Eastside

Donors can make an even larger impact on our neighbors in East Fort Worth by signing up to donate a small amount monthly.  You can help supply a steady income to Eastside without exceeding your monthly budget by giving a little at a time.  Sign up for automatic monthly donations, and then you won’t forget […]

Update on Mobile Pantry Events in ZIP Code 76119

The next mobile pantry event in ZIP code 76119 will be December 4 (Saturday) at Eugene McCray Community Center at 4932 Wilbarger Street at Village Creek Road, shown in the photo.  Anyone who lives in ZIP code 76119 can come inside between the hours of 9 AM and 2 PM to receive free food and […]

Screening and Counseling Available

All clients of Eastside now have the option to be screened for depression or anxiety and to receive free counseling if needed.  Let your Intake Specialist know if you would like to fill out the short screening questionnaire.  Counseling appointments with a licensed counselor are scheduled at no cost.

Items Needed Now

  Eastside is currently in need of donations of cold cereal and canned vegetables.  Supplies of these items from Tarrant Area Food Bank are sporadic, and we have had to rely on individual and group donations for these things.  We are also low on hearty soups.  You will be welcome to donate these items on […]

New Operating Hours

Eastside’s operating hours have changed because of an increase in number of clients.  We are now beginning to see clients at 8:00 AM.  We will stop sign-ins at 11:00 for everyone, so that clients can complete the process of signing in, receiving clothing if desired, and receiving food by noon.  

Updated Procedures at Eastside

COVID-19 is still affecting Eastside’s operating procedures.  We have now returned to having all clients check in through the office door (near Putnam Street), including people who want groceries only or clothing only or both groceries and clothing.  The only exception is those who want only a sack lunch and no clothing.  They should line […]

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