National Guard To Help Local Community Chest
Apr05

National Guard To Help Local Community Chest

Local Food Bank Getting Needed Help,  Late Saturday evening, Judy Moore, the Executive Director of the Community Chest, announced that the local food bank will receive much needed assistance from the National Guard. Judy said, “It has been a challenge to keep the food bank doors open in recent weeks.  We’ve only had five people and volunteers who have being carrying the weight of our...

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Community Chest Changing Food Bank Service Dates
Mar31

Community Chest Changing Food Bank Service Dates

Effective April 1st, the Hopkins County Community Chest “Food Pantry” will only be open for drive-in assistance on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  The change will allow the staff to better assist clients.  “Unlike businesses and stores who have closed,  our intent is to continue operating through the  COVID-19 pandemic. We recognize that these times are exactly when our clients need us most. We ask for your patience as we...

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COVID-19:  Hopkins County Community Chest Food Pantry
Mar16

COVID-19: Hopkins County Community Chest Food Pantry

Effective March 17th, the Hopkins County Community Chest Food Pantry will continue to service clients but due to the increased attention to COVID-19, processes have changed to protect staff and clients. Hours and days of operation are the same with the exception of the Friday Produce Day which is suspended. Food pantry hours are unchanged and the A/B cycles will continue. A drive-in is established where clients drive in front of the...

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Community Chest Holiday Hours and Services
Dec20

Community Chest Holiday Hours and Services

We would like the community to know that the Hopkins County Food Bank will be closed the week of Christmas and the week of New Years for regularly scheduled hours. However, emergency food will be offered for existing clients only on the following days:Week B Clients on 12-27-2019 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.Week A Clients on 12-31-2019 From 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. If you have any questions call: 903-885-3452

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Community Chest Changes Hours: Starts New Program
Aug21

Community Chest Changes Hours: Starts New Program

Community Chest in Sulphur Springs is starting a new pickup program for all it’s clients. This new system allows clients to get fresh food every week. Community Chest will now be open on Fridays starting 8-23-19 from 1p.m.-3p.m. All clients are encouraged to come in at this new time and pick up fruits and vegetables. Clients are reminded they must bring their own bags or boxes for this new pickup. Community Chest will no longer...

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Community Chest Wins North Texas Food Bank “Excellence in Innovation” Award for REACHOut Program
Oct26

Community Chest Wins North Texas Food Bank “Excellence in Innovation” Award for REACHOut Program

As Executive Director of  Community Chest, Judy Moore is always trying to come up with better ways to assist the needs of the low-income population in Hopkins County.  While studying a 2016 list of Community Chest clients, she noticed that most had in-town Sulphur Springs addresses. She developed an idea to offer the services of Community Chest to the outlying areas of Hopkins County to see how it was accepted. It has turned out to be...

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ReachOut Events at the Hopkins County Community Chest
Aug02

ReachOut Events at the Hopkins County Community Chest

Fridays from 12pm -3pm Councelors travel to ReachOut sites to provide the same services offered at the main office to low income households in our community sites are as follows:  1st Friday of each month – Arbala Community Center On the corner of FM 1567 @ FM 2081 Arbala Texas 75433 2nd Friday of each month – Como United Methodist Church 309 Lynch Street Como Texas 75431 3rd Friday of each month – Peerless Assembly...

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Community Chest ReachOut
May03

Community Chest ReachOut

This week counselors will be at Miller Grove United Methodist Church on May 5, 2017 form noon to 3pm. Bringing the same services to these sites as in the main office in Sulphur Springs. Help with water, electric propane or rent for low income households. Counselors will have emergency food on hand and be able to you sign up for the Christian Alliance Food Pantry. Notary is available to clients applying to the Hopkins County Indigent...

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Community Chest Begins “ReachOut Hopkins County”
Mar22

Community Chest Begins “ReachOut Hopkins County”

The Hopkins County Community Chest has a new program called “ReachOut Hopkins County”. Counselors travel to sites around the county each Friday bringing to rural areas all the services offered at the Community Chest main office in Sulphur Springs .  Their services include help in paying electric, water, propane or rent for low income households; hygiene items; prescriptions: eye and dental exams; enrollment into the Christian Alliance...

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Community Chest Honors Board Members for Lifetime of Service
Apr13

Community Chest Honors Board Members for Lifetime of Service

Hopkins County Community Chest recognized board members Imogene Jacobs, Fred Dial, Valinda Hathcox, and Joe Pogue for leadership and vision in a lifetime of service to the organization. Radina Adams, President made the presentation Wednesday morning following a board meeting at  Community Chest, 217 Linda Drive in Sulphur Springs. Lucy Vaden, previous Executive Director of Community Chest, was a special guest for the event.

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