COVID 19 INFORMATON PLEASE READ IN THE CONTENT BOXES BELOW
Serving the city of Desoto and Dallas county section of Glenn Hieghts
Zip codes 75115 and 75154
OUR HOURS OF OPERATIONS
MONDAY - 10AM - 1PM
THURSDAY - 1PM - 4PM
Closed - Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
(Donations accepted Tuesday and Friday between 10:30am - noon)
YOU MUST BE CHECKED IN 30 MINS BEFORE CLOSING
For the protection of our volunteers we ask that facial covering be properly worn
(covering mouth and nose)
Govenor Greg Abbott issued an Executive order which will go into effect on Wednedsday, March 10, 2021 to lift Covid-19 restrictions on businesses and the statewide mask mandate.
However, in line with CDC guidance, all volunteers and clients of the Desoto Food Pantry will be required to wear face mask that cover both the mouth and the nose.
This is for everyone's protection !
Food donation will be accepted on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:30am - 12:00pm
We appreciation all donations however it is difficult to accept them during the hour we are open and serving our community!
No expired food donations please
Please call when you arrive and someone will come out to assist you.
Call if you need other arrangements 972 223-4050
We are located at :
400 N. HAMPTON RD, DESOTO, TX 75115
WE ARE ON THE SAME SIDE OF THE STREET AS OUR OLD BUILDING ON THE CAMPUS OF HAMPTON ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH BETWEEN THE C & D BUILDING
Effective September 1 ,2020 fares are being reinstated . Services will go back to destinations other than just medical facilities, grocery stores/food pantries, and workplaces.
Seniors 60 and over,persons under the age of 60 who are veterans or have a disabling condition, can get half price fares.
For additional information call :
Buses are sanitized and precautions taken with all passengers.
Contact: Kate Lattimore Norris
For Immediate Release
FREE RIDES TO ALL VACCINATION LOCATIONS
TERRELL, Texas – STAR Transit is providing free rides for persons with confirmed appointment to get the COVID 19 vaccine shots. The curb-to-curb service extends outside of the agency’s service area. Rides are available Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. For this purpose, STAR Transit is temporarily adding Saturday service from 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Reservations should be made at least one service day in advance and are based on vehicle availability.
“STAR Transit understands the reasons why receiving the vaccine is so important for everyone, and we are committed to helping in the best way we can—offering free rides to all persons living and working in our service area,” said Tommy Henricks, Executive Director.
“We are treating this request like we would a medical appointment which means a person within our service area can travel to any vaccination site in our service area including all of Dallas County”, he continued.
To schedule a free ride, call STAR Transit at least one business day but not more than two weeks in advance of the desired trip. Scheduling Agents are available during normal business hours Monday-Friday (8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) at (877) 631-5278. Se Habla Español. For same day service in Terrell, Kaufman, Mesquite and Balch Springs, book through the STARNow app, using the promo code C19VA for the no-fare ride. (The app can be downloaded free from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.)
STAR Transit serves Kaufman County, Rockwall County, Seagoville, Balch Springs, Mesquite, DeSoto and Hutchins.
The Fleet Department continues intense cleaning and sanitizing of all vehicles throughout the day. Drivers have been provided hand sanitizer, masks, gloves, and are equipped with disinfecting spray to use during their shifts.
About STAR Transit. Founded in 1988, STAR Transit is the fourth largest transit agency in the North Central Texas region—and the largest not funded by sales tax. Revenues are derived from federal and state grants as well as local partnerships with cities, counties and businesses. STAR Transit provides safe, affordable and convenient transportation to the general public, seniors, veterans, and persons with disabilities for access to jobs, healthcare, personal services, retail, and entertainment, etc. More than 100 employees are responsible for providing over 235,000 rides annually. The agency is headquartered in Terrell, TX. For more information, visit STARtransit.org.
Desoto Food Pantry Golf Tournament 2021
In the event of inclement weather we will follow the closing schedule of
Dallas Independent School District
You can check local news channel for information
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