Highland Food Pantry

Highland Food Pantry

Highland loves Abilene and believes in sharing God’s comfort in meaningful ways with our community.  If you are experiencing food insecurity, we invite you to come to the Highland Food Pantry and receive the gift of restoration that God offers us all. 

LOCATION: 701 Walnut St, Abilene, Texas, 79601

PHONE NUMBER: (325) 673-1234


Monday: 9:30-11:45 am // 1:00-2:15pm
Thursday: 6:00-7:00pm
Friday: 9:30-11:45am // 1:00-2:15pm 

Abilene Hunger Coalition and Free Spring Meals Program

Kids Eat Free Summer Meal Dates: March 13-17

The best way to help during the Free Spring Meals Program is serving on the Highland Cooking Team, which prepares curbside meals for 6 host sites. 

Highland Cooking Team 

Volunteer Opportunities

If you like interacting with others, you can assist neighbors with their Food Pantry application and USDA form. Interactions may include listening to their stories and offering prayer. Light computer skills are helpful.

Some light interaction with neighbors as you assist them with their shopping choices. Neighbors who visit food pantries often have high rates of food-related health problems and often ask questions on the nutritional value of some foods. Self-choice pantries are set up much like a grocery store and allow individuals to select their favorite food items. This eliminates waste and creates an atmosphere of respect and builds trust between neighbors, staff and volunteers.  

Small Groups can make arrangements for times convenient to your group. Usually in a 1 to 2 hour timeframe, groups can come in and are available to restock the shelves, clean up the shopping area, back inventory area or warehouse, etc.

FAITH & FINANCE (January-April)
Allies (mentors) are needed to help guide individuals during the 8-week class focusing on tracking your spending, creating a spending plan and setting financial goals. 

THE CHRISTMAS STORE (September-December)
Individuals and small groups assist with setup, sorting and price tagging inventory and on shopping day, assisting shoppers and offering gift wrapping services.

Volunteer in the Grace GardenVolunteer in the Pantry (group)Volunteer in the Pantry (Ind. or Family)

All calendars are designed to help you select the days and times convenient to you and your family.You are welcome to stay as long as you are able but be sure to note different times you can help on the comments when you register. 


Making the most out of what you receive at The Food Pantry on Walnut

At the Highland Food Pantry on Walnut, you will receive fresh produce from our organic community gardens. Sometimes it can be hard to think about what to cook with the groceries you received. Thanks to the ACU nutrition department, we have a collection of healthy recipes you can try.  

Click here for recipe ideas

Action Groups and Seasonal Service

Action Groups & Seasonal Service

The Highland Food Pantry on Walnut hosts a series of events and action groups throughout the year. Click "Action Groups & Seasonal Service" so you can learn more about each event and action group and how you can get involved.