Van Community Ministries

Coordinating the available resources of a caring community to assist in meeting the basic needs of the population of Van ISD.

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How You Can Get Involved

  • Prayers for Van Community Ministries and the volunteers who work here.
  • Volunteer on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 1-5pm.
  • Cash donations — Make checks payable to: Van Community Ministries and send to PO Box 201, Van, TX 75790.
  • Donations on our web page ( through PayPal.
  • Non-perishable food items.
  • Aluminum can contributions may be dropped off at 205 S. Maple, Van, TX 75790.
  • Donate $20 (or more) gift cards for Walmart or Brookshire’s.

Volunteer Your Time

Volunteers are needed on  the first and third Tuesday of each month from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to set up and help distribute food to more than 200 families. Volunteers are also needed every two weeks on Thursday at 2 p.m. to help unload the truck from East Texas Food Bank. Volunteers are also needed on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for general office and warehouse work. Volunteers need to fill out an application and make a commitment for specific times. Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Anyone wishing to help with yard work or janitorial services would be welcome.  Call 903-963-1616 for more information.


205 S. Maple St.
Van, TX 75790