Hope Works

HopeWorks is about meeting practical needs in our community and surrounding area. It is an effort to show people the love of Christ by helping to meet some of their physical needs. We offer “Soup Saturday”, and the “Food Pantry” on the last Saturday of every month from 9:00 am until 12:00 (unless the food runs out sooner). Except November & December which is the 3rd Saturday of the Month due to the Holidays. We provide food for people facing hunger and food insecurity. Visit a food pantry event to receive healthy food and groceries for yourself and your family.

Identifying The Problem

In the State of Texas, 1 in every 4 children lives in poverty and about 15% of the elderly in Southeast Texas live in poverty. In fact, the same statistic is true for our entire country. The nation’s economic crisis has sent the number of Americans who lack enough food skyrocketing. Nationally, about 15 percent of the population is deemed food insecure, meaning they do not have guaranteed access to three meals per day. Locally, that number is even higher in the counties we serve. With numbers so high, it is our duty to fight against the crippling effects of chronic hunger.

Mission Statement

Leading The Fight Against Hunger in Southeast Texas.

Vision Statement

To eliminate hunger and inadequate nutrition in Southeast Texas.

We’re Making An Impact

You may be surprised to know that about 12,000 households receive food each month from member agencies of the Southeast Texas Food Bank. HopeWorks in partnership with Southeast Texas Food Bank serves Jasper and Newton counties. Although our efforts are paying off, your continued support is vital to our ongoing struggle. Thank you for supporting HopeWorks and the Southeast Texas Food Bank.


Senior Food Box Program (CSFP)

Available the 3rd Tuesday of Every Month at 10:00 AM.

The USDA sponsored Commodity Supplemental Food Program is oriented towards providing free monthly boxes of food to seniors who are 60 and older and who economically qualify for the program by having an income level that is 130 percent or less of the poverty level for their household size. Pre-enrolled seniors receive a monthly box of food with a variety of senior-friendly menu items to help supplement proper nutrition for this vulnerable population.