Hunt County Shared Ministries (FISH)


Quick Facts
About FISH:

April 2013—March 2014

1,273 volunteers donated 9,539 hrs.
Local churches, businesses, civic groups and individuals donated $1,058,514 in food
Served 49,671 individuals
Distributed $1,062,590 in food
$57,291 in electric assist.
$7,968 in medical assist.
$6,910 in dental assist.
$4,210 in optical assist.
$9,892 in Rx assistance
$8,988 in rental assistance

20,514 adults
5,195 senior adults
23,962 children
14,110 family units
Provided more than $1 million in food and assistance in fiscal year 2013-2014
Expanded M.A.R.K. program to 4 additional school districts
Distributed over 1,500 turkeys and 1,495 Christmas baskets during the Hunt County Gives 2013
Over 1,000 attend Fall Barbecue
In partnership with the North Texas Food Bank distributed over 174,093 pounds of fresh produce valued at $478,755



All donations can be delivered to FISH at 2805 King Street. If after hours please call ahead to ensure someone will be there to receive your donation.

Welcome to Hunt County Shared Ministries (FISH)

FISH in bricksFISH brings hope to victims of neglect, abuse, those with serious illness, those with loss of jobs and other crisis situations. We provide food, support to assist in payment of electric, gas, water and sewer bills, rent or mortgage, assist with access to medical treatment either by payment of office visits, lab work, x-rays, prescription assistance, dental office visits and treatment, and access to obtain eye exams, glasses and other medical treatment.

To provide short-term emergency assistance to residents of Hunt County who are in crisis due to neglect, abuse, or with serious illness, loss of job and other family crisis situations. Assistance is provided in the form of housing/utility assistance, food, access to healthcare services, prescriptions, dental, optical, some educational assistance and other related areas of assistance.

Hunt County Gives ThanksgivingHoliday Opportunities to Help FISH

Donations are appreciated any time!

  • Donate Online by clicking below:

  • Mail to: P.O. Box 124, Greenville, TX 75403
  • Drop by our office at: 2805 King Street, Greenville

  • November 17, 18 & 19 (week before Thanksgiving)—Thanksgiving Food Basket Assembly We need volunteers each night to assemble hundreds of baskets for needy families. Three evenings of fun and joyous work. Church groups, businesses, high school students needing community service hours—we welcome all of you! Come for a few hours one night or every evening and be part of this memorable time! To volunteer, call Lorie Roberts @ 903-455-0545 or

  • November 21 (Saturday before Thanksgiving)—Thanksgiving Food Basket Distribution

  • December 5 (1st Saturday in December)- Greenville Christmas Parade “Fill the Float” - Downtown Greenville: Bring a bag of canned goods with you to the parade and our volunteers will collect it from you and place it on the float as it rolls down the street. We hope to start with an empty float and end with one overflowing with food to fill our Christmas baskets! Cash donations accepted, too!

  • December 15, 16 & 17 (last full week before Christmas)—Christmas Food Basket Assembly We need volunteers each night to assemble hundreds of baskets for needy families. FISH welcomes the assistance of individuals and groups to help put baskets together. To volunteer, call Lorie Roberts @ 903-455-0545 or

  • December 19 (Saturday before Christmas)—Christmas Food Basket Distribution


A Quick Overview of Hunt County Shared Ministries

Hunt County Shared Ministries was organized to help meet basic emergency needs of families residing within Hunt County. Organized in 1980 the ministry has grown from a small pantry to providing services ranging from food to prescription medicines.

Each year, FISH (more commonly known as) serves over 8,000 families in crisis which included over 28,000 individuals.

FISH is supported by a coalition of churches, individuals, local businesses, a partner agency with the United Way of Hunt County and the North Texas Food Bank.

Hunt County Shared Ministries is a 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit and all donations are tax-deductible.

Community Partners Feeding America Walmart Hunt Regional Healthcare Nissan of Greenville L-3 Mission Integration GEUS Innovation First International Farmers Electric Cooperative North Texas Food Bank Herald Banner Newspaper American National Bank of Texas Chase Bank Greenville, TX Brookshire's of Greenville Super One Greenville Turtle Creek Veterinary Medical Center Hunt County Radio Golden Kiwanis Club Altrusa Club of Greenville Greenville Rotary Club Home Depot Greenville TX Ab Mauri Fleischman's United Way of Hunt County TXU Energy Greenville Daybreak Rotary Club Alliance Bank Angels Care Home Health Greenville Lions Club