Food for Thought-Timpson   NEXT DELIVERY NOV 15th 10am - 12:00 pm          

Fri & Sat Nov 1-2 @ 387 N 5th Str

Garage Sale:  November 1-2 Friday & Sat at 387 N 5th Street.  All proceeds to benefit the Timpson Food Bank

About Us

We are all in this together – and we are glad you are visiting our site. Food For Thought is a partner of the East Texas Food Bank of Tyler, TX.  It is our mission to help provide food for the hungry or "food insecure" in our community. This is a non-denominational, community wide effort. Contact us here.

Our Work

Food for Thought Timpson will serve 40-45 SENIOR CITIZENS 60 or older, that qualify* and 100 - 150 individuals or families that register with our program that consider themselves to be in need of assistance with putting food on their table. The organization is a FOOD BANK and as such will have food for pick up on the 3rd Friday each month from 10 am till 12:00 pm 

Some of our Rules:

1. Everyone must sign in beginning at 8 am - first come first serve 

2. New to our program -  Must fill out the PANTRY application.

2. If you are 60 or OVER 60  - You are eligible to APPLY to participate in the Senior Box Program.  Income Guidelines apply

3. If you are UNDER 60 you will not be required to prove income but may be asked about your household income and will be required to sign your application.

4. If you must bring children - be prepared to entertain them quietly for up to 1 hour. Due to large boxes and pallet jacks we must require you to keep children with you at all times.

5. Our pantry serves the residents of Timpson &Tenaha primarily; we may serve participants from other communities if they ARE NOT participating in another pantry. Must be a resident of Texas

6. Clients may pick up their food AND NO MORE than one other client's box with written permission or a PROXY form on file. 

DOORS will open at 9:30 FOOD DISTRIBUTION should begin at 10 am and DOORS WILL CLOSE around 12:00 pm. Anyone in the building at noon will be processed. All food is distributed on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS.

To pickup food for someone in your family please bring a NOTE signed by them allowing you to pick up their food including a phone # to verify if needed. You will have to sign that you picked up food for someone other than yourself.  


Join Us

Whether you are a lifetime advocate or new to our cause, we invite you to join us. We welcome new ideas and value enthusiasm from members and volunteers, new and old. To volunteer with unloading food, helping register the "clients", help distribute or deliver the food, or set up and clean up simply contact Dee Daniels or Debra Smith.

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