Metrocrest Social Services

Volunteering at Metrocrest Social Services helps those of us with a little money in the bank, food on the table, and a roof over our heads, to understand what it would be like if some or none of those basic qualities of life existed.

Metrocrest Social Services provides short-term emergency services to improve life situations of Carrollton, Farmers Branch, Addison, and Coppell, Texas, residents. They offer information and referral, employment information, emergency assistance with food, rent, utilities, clothing, and other limited financial assistance.


The primary areas where Horizon volunteers assist are at the Metrocrest Food Bank and the Metrocrest Thrift Store.

Metrocrest Food Bank Volunteer Opportunities

When: Second Saturday, every other month.
Time: From 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.
What:  Duties include sorting donations, stocking shelves and assisting clients with shopping.
Who:  Horizon Food Bank Volunteer Coordinator David Winkler (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..)

If you can’t work on Saturdays, volunteers are also needed during the week.  

If you can’t volunteer time, donate items or dollars.  We have a donations drop off in the big blue bin in the Religious Education hallway.

Cash Donations

Your cash donation will go into Metrocrest’s general operating revenues and support programs such as rental and utility assistance to prevent homelessness, the food pantry, or special programs such as school supplies and holiday food and gift distribution.

Food Donations

Metrocrest is always in need of food donations for their food pantry. You may drop donations off at their main offices or at Horizon in the big blue bin in the Religious Education hallway. Contact:  Dana Wilson at (972) 446-2100, ext. 19

Gently Used Household Items

The Metrocrest Thrift Store accepts donations of used furniture, clothing, household items, and appliances 7 days a week; and they may be able to schedule pickup of larger donated items. At this time, they are not able to accept used computers and computer components. To schedule a pick-up of furniture, clothing, or household items, please call Scott or Gina at 972-418-1900, or email them at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Metrocrest Thrift Store

Location: 1103 S. Josey Ln. Suite 114 (at Beltline Rd.), Carrollton, TX, 75006
Phone: (972) 418-1900
Hours: Monday - Saturday 10 am – 6 pm, Sunday 10 am – 5 pm

Additional information can be found on the Metrocrest website.

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1641 W. Hebron Parkway
Carrollton, Texas 75010
(972) 492-4940

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