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Major Free Food pantries /Food Banks in the State
Food banks and free food pantries listed below help families that are facing hunger. The pantries are mostly located at churches and non-profits in the region. Most of the free food pantry locations may have an application process, which usually requires proof of income, residency proof etc. Using donations from the community, and relying on volunteers, the locations may pass out free boxes of food or serve a meal. below listed are the major food banks in the state.
Neighborhood Food Bank
215 S 4th St.
Forest City – Iowa 50436
Dial for food assistance – (641) 585-1360
Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank
22 N Georgia Ave
Mason City – IA, 50401
Northeast Iowa Food Bank
106 E 11th St.
Waterloo – IA, 50703
Works with non-profits, charities, and feeding sites in that part of Iowa. Free canned goods, surplus government commodities, and other items are available.
Food Bank of Iowa
Address is 2220 E 17th St.
Des Moines – IA, 50316
Call (515) 564-0330 for intake.
This non-profit partners with charities and food banks across the state, and those locations provide help directly to needy individuals and families. They work with soup kitchens, pantries, senior programs, and shelters.
Northeast Iowa Food Bank of Waterloo Iowa
106 East 11th Street
Waterloo – Iowa, 50703
Telephone number is (319) 235-0507
This food bank may be able to provide free food to families and individuals. The Food Pantry provides crisis, emergency and supplemental food assistance to struggling and low income families and individuals who need help. The free food boxes provided consist of fruits, vegetables, snack items, protein items (such as peanut butter), breads, pasta, soup, cereal, fresh produce, and other perishable items. They also partner with local charities and non-profits.
Fayette County Food Shelf
106 7 St.
Fayette, Iowa 52142
Phone number – (563) 425-3399
Food Bank Of Siouxland Inc.
Po Box 985
Sioux City, IA 51102
Siouxland Community Soup Kitchen Inc.
703 W 5th St
Sioux City, Iowa 51103
Hot meals, lunches, and breakfast may be offered. Senior citizens, children, and even the homeless can receive a free meal.
Food Bank of Southern Iowa Incorporated
225 S Benton St.
Ottumwa – IA, 52501
Food Bank – Iowa City
1121 Gilbert Ct
Iowa City – Iowa, 52240
Many forms of assistance are offered. They have free fresh or canned groceries, baby formula for new parents, referrals to SNAP food stamps as well as USDA free school lunches in Iowa. Clients range from the low income to elderly and others.
South Tama Cty Food Pantry
113 E 3rd St.
Tama – Iowa, 52339
Main number is (641) 484-4805
Linn Community Food Bank
310 5th St Se
Cedar Rapids – IA, 52401
One of the main pantries in Iowa. Some of what may be offered includes rice, canned goods, information on government benefits such as food stamps and WIC, and other social services.
Food Bank of Siouxland
1313 11th St Ste 1
Sioux City – IA, 51105
Call for free food – (712) 255-9741
Oelwien Community Kitchen Cupboard
31 1st Ave NE
Oelwein, IA 50662
In a crisis, may have some assistance for the unemployed, children, and members of the community.
Mapleton Food Bank
315 Main St.
Mapleton – Iowa, 51034
Call (712) 881-1128 for information
Free emergency boxes of food may be served. A number of families turn to the center.
The World Food Prize Foundation
1700 Ruan Center
Des Moines – IA, 50309
Rotary Club of Mason City
Mailing address PO Box 1802
Mason City – IA, 50401
Food Bank of Southern Iowa Inc.
225 S Benton St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501
For referrals, dial (641) 682-3403
This non-profit works with churches, soup kitchens, and other aid organizations. They offer boxes of food, meats, frozen items, and more to those other non-profits.
Table to Table Food Distribution Network
20 East Market Street
Iowa City – Iowa, 52245
Main phone number is (319) 337-3400
Some limited delivery is also available.
St Stephens Food Bank
4990 Radford Ct
Dubuque – IA, 52002
Call (563) 557-7474
Boxes of groceries, healthy food, and more is distributed.
The Urbandale Food Pantry
7611 Douglas Ave., Ste. 35
Urbandale – Iowa, 50322
Get groceries or food once every 30 days for emergency assistance or a crisis.
Care and Share House Food Pantry
1808 5th Avenue
Council Bluffs – Iowa, 51501
Phone number – 712-323-4889
This location is both a free food pantry and also runs a free store with household supplies and other items.
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Meals for Kids Program
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