Food for Families 2023
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Caritas is able to provide hope to those in need, due to the generosity of community partners and donors like you. Before the pandemic, 26% of Waco families were living in poverty and unable to meet basic needs. Now, during this unprecedented time, more families than ever before, are needing assistance. Your support helps us provide people with not only hope, but food and other emergency services, and the case management resources needed to help them begin their journey out of poverty. Thank you for donating today to support our mission.
To make a donation by mail, please send a check or money order made payable to Caritas of Waco to: 300 South 15th Street, Waco, TX 76701.

Food for Families 2023




Friday, November 17th, 2023
6:00 AM – 8:00 PM
KWTX (6700 American Plaza)


Donate food to help feed families this holiday season!

The largest one-day food drive in Texas. Held the Friday before Thanksgiving. Sponsored by H-E-B, KWTX, and Boy Scouts of America. Caritas of Waco is proud to be one of the Central Texas food pantries to receive food and monetary donations, in addition to Church of the Open Door, Hands of Mercy, Salvation Army, Shepherd’s Heart, Shepherd’s Heart Carver Park, Shepherd’s Heart Lorena and Shepherd’s Heart Robinson.

Preferred items:
Canned Meats, Tuna, Chili, Stew, Chicken, Canned Vegetables, Sugar, Corn Meal, Pasta, Pasta Sauce, Cereals, Baby Food, Peanut Butter, Dry Beans, Flour and Rice.

Food For Families Chairperson’s Cup Competition:

Register for the Chairperson’s Cup Competition against other businesses, schools, churches, families, or groups (in your category and group size) to collect the most pounds of food for the Food for Families drive. To register, click here.

Complete the form and send to by November 10th.


Making A Difference Together

"Supporting Caritas means supporting our neighbors, collectively fighting to end poverty and hunger in our community while simultaneously ensuring others have access to basic healthcare and job opportunities."

Carole Fergusson, Caritas Board Member

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