ACO Food Pantry


Families wishing to receive groceries from our Pantry should contact the our Main Office for an appointment to receive a voucher. Please visit the “I Need Help” section of the site for complete information.  The office is located in the Allen Community Outreach Center at 801 E. Main Street, Allen, TX 75002.

Are you wanting to support the ACO Food Pantry?

We depend people like you to help support the ACO Food Pantry! Individuals, groups, businesses, churches, schools and organization all support the ACO Food Pantry with donations, holding local food drives and volunteering their time. A list of most needed items is available below.

Click here for detailed information on items needed for ACO Summer Kids Food!

Information to make donations or to volunteer is available by contacting Janis Christie, Director of Volunteers at

Thanks to our partners in the pantry North Texas Food Bank, Market Street, Whole Foods, Sprouts, Target stores, Walmart stores, Kroger stores, Panera Bread, Papa Johns, Elke’s Market Cafe, Petco and other generous retailers.

Focus on Healthy Food Options

In addition to all non-perishables that are accepted at the Food Pantry, our focus this year is to keep collecting healthy food items for our local families in need. You can help us achieve our goals by choosing low-fat, fat-free, whole grain and low-sodium food items to donate. The Food Pantry is also equipped with a large walk-in freezer and refrigerator to accommodate fresh foods and meats.

The Food Pantry offers emergency and supplemental food to families living in Allen and surrounding communities. Canned food items, non-perishables, frozen meats, fresh produce and dairy are often available to families in need. We are grateful for our community supporters and the North Texas Food Bank for helping us provide enough food items to stock our Food Pantry.

 Click here to make a financial donation that helps support the ACO Food Pantry!

*Care & Share Needs

Kitchen Tall Trash Bags
Toilet Paper
Paper Towels
Body Wash/Bar Soap
Hand Soap
Dishwasher Liquid or Pods
Male and Female Deodorant
Hair Shampoo & Conditioner
Men’s Shaving Cream
Household Cleaning Products
Cleaning Wipes
Female Hygiene Product
Adult Toothbrushes
Laundry Soap
Zip lock bags

*Food Pantry Needs

Rice White
Rice Brown
Tomatoes Whole
Tomatoes Stewed
Tomatoes Diced
Tomatoes Crushed
Tomatoes RO TEL
Potatoes Canned
Potato Mixes
Peas and Carrots
Black-eyed Peas
Pinto Beans in Can
Pinto Beans dry in 1 pound bags
Refried Beans
Pork n Beans
Hamburger Helper
Tuna Helper
Canned Fruit any kind
Grocery Gift Cards

Allen Community Outreach
Main Offices
Food Pantry
Resale Shop

801 E Main St.
Allen TX 75002
(972) 727-9131

ACO Boutique
On The Road

Watters Creek Shopping Center
Bethany & Highway 75
Hours: Mon-Sat 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Treasure Chest

301 W. Boyd Dr.
Allen, TX 75002