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Mesa Llena

Mesa Llena is a Community Food Project of the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley. Mesa Llena is located at 1216 E. Tyler Ave in Brownsville, Texas next door to the Good Neighbor Settlement House. The property was once a thrift store operated by Good Neighbor Settlement House but with the need for a food pantry and community resources; it was decided that the building would be re-purposed.  Through funding from the Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation and hard-work the building was renovated and transformed into a Food Pantry and Multi Service Center.

Mesa Llena is a client choice pantry providing a variety of food options with access to fresh produce and healthy food choices.   The Food Bank RGV wishes to provide better options for the community for better nutrition and better health. Mesa Llena also features an on-site demo kitchen for nutrition classes as well a calendar full of community empowering activities and events such as financial literacy classes, zumba, and more.

Mesa Llena Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Friday : 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Wednesdays: Closed

Thursdays 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Mesa Llena opened its doors on June 12, 2018. See the photos below from our Community Grand Opening event.

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Mesa Llena relies on community partnerships and volunteers to operate. Mesa Llena is staffed and directed by the Food Bank RGV.  Please use the form below to contact us if you have any questions about Mesa Llena or would like to volunteer at the pantry.