“When food is shared in a fair way, with solidarity, when no one is deprived, every community can meet the needs of the poorest.” ~Pope Francis

Santa Teresa pantry feeds our brother and sisters who live among us and are in need of groceries. We provide food, free of charge, to families and individuals in need. People may receive assistance once every 30 days. If you are in need of food please call 408 629-7777 ext. 106. Please leave the following information:

  • Name
  • Phone number
  • Number of Adults & Children (under the age of 16)

Food Bags are distributed: Monday—Thursday 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 * You must call the food line to request food the day before picking up your food.

If you would like to volunteer, please contact:

Pantry Needs: The pantry receives all of its food through donations made by parishioners. We encourage you to bring non perishable food each weekend when you attend Mass. Or you can drop food off during the week at the parish office during office hours. Monetary donations are always welcome.  We are always in needed for the following items:

Cereal/Pasta Jelly/Frosting Peanut Butter Cookies/Crackers

Here is a list of the items we provide to our brothers and sisters on a regular basis:

  • Cereal (hot or cold)
  • 1 can meat (beans/chili/stew/etc.)
  • 2/3 vegetables
  • 1 jar of peanut butter
  • 1 jar of Jelly
  • 2 boxes of macaroni & cheese
  • 1 bag of rice (or 2 boxes)
  • 2 packages top ramen or 4 cup-o-noodles
  • 1 cake mix and frosting
  • 2 cans tuna (or 1 large can)
  • 1 can tomato sauce/canned tomatoes
  • 2 cans of soup
  • 2-3 cans/containers of fruit
  • 2 jars spaghetti sauce/tomato sauce
  • 1 bag beans (or 2 cans beans)
  • 1 bag of pasta (two small boxes)
  • 1 Package of cookies
  • 2 Jello boxes (or 1 large box)
  • 1 milk (can or package)