Entries by Colleen Brewer

Annual Toy Giveaway Coming Soon

Eastside Ministries will be offering free toys for families at two separate events this season.  These events are the Railroad Project mobile pantry event on December 3 (see that story on the News page), and the traditional event to be held at Eastside Ministries on East Lancaster on December 17.  To receive toys at the […]

Update on Mobile Pantry Events in ZIP Code 76119

The next Railroad Project mobile pantry event in ZIP code 76119 will be Saturday, December 3, 2022, at Ramp Church Texas, 5430 Miller Avenue,  76119, shown in the photo.  Anyone who lives in ZIP code 76119 can come between the hours of 10 AM and 2 PM to receive free food and clothing and other […]

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 […]

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

All clients must now check in through the office door (near Putnam Street),  including those who want only a sack lunch and no clothing.  They should line up outside the pantry door as usual. We can allow only 6 clients in the waiting room at any time; others must wait their turn outside.  Masks are […]

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