The Get Up Community Food Pantry is a privately run non-profit organization. The Get Up Community Food Pantry reserves the right to determine who receives food and how often the Pantry may be utilized. The use of the Pantry is a privilege not a right.
The Get Up Community Food Pantry accepts new client applications anytime.
Only one application per household, not individual, will be accepted
A client intake interview and form completion is required to become a client of the Get Up Community Food Pantry.
Questions regarding you, your family, your household members and needs will be asked to determine your eligibility to use the Get Up Community Food Pantry.
Failure to comply with the interview process may limit your access to the Get Up Community Food Pantry.
If there is any change in the information provided on the intake form, please notify the Pantry immediately. These interviews and intake forms need to be updated every six months or as requested.
All information given will be held in the strictest of confidence. Many statistics are needed to apply for grants that help to keep the Pantry well stocked. Additional surveys may be taken from time to time. Only percentages and numbers are used. We never use names for these grants. We do request permission to share your information with local non-profit organizations and clubs that offer additional assistance to Get Up Community Food Pantry.
Distribution times are available weekdays by appointment ONLY (no walk-ins allowed). If you have any questions or need to schedule an appointment, please call the Get Up Community Food Pantry at 210-637-0155. Multiple failures to show up for your scheduled appointment may lead to restrictions on future appointments.
GUCC Food Bank is open Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month No appointment necessary from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Days and times may change without notice, please refer often to the website for updates www.getupcommunity.org.
Remember, the food you receive is supplemental. If you find that you are relying on the Get Up Community Food Pantry for all your food needs, please let us know. We may be able to direct you to other sources for help.
Remember take only what you need. All food received and distributed is weighed for inventory control. Pantry staff workers are not always available or able to help bring food to your vehicle so please take only what you can handle or bring assistance with you.
PLEASE NOTE: The re-sale or exchange in any way of any food or item received from the Get Up Community Food Pantry is strictly prohibited.
One appointment per household can be made every thirty (30) days. We cannot make appointments any sooner than the required thirty (30) days.
No disorderly or threatening behavior towards the Food Pantry staff or other recipients will be tolerated at any time.
No drugs or alcohol or anyone under the influence will be tolerated within the Get Up Community Food Pantry at any time. Persons suspected of being under the influence or being disorderly or threatening, will be asked to leave and may be prohibited from returning to the Get Up Community Food Pantry in the future. If they refuse to leave, the Police will be called immediately.
Failure to follow and obey these rules will result in removal from and the privilege to use the Get Up Community Food Pantry.