Mobile Food Pantry

What Can I Receive?

  • Once per calendar month, you may receive a 3-day supply of food, measured by family size.
  • Our food follows a healthy food guideline.
  • Select which food items you want with our choice pantry service model.
  • Daily food items are available to anyone, any time the pantry is open.

How Do I Get Help?

  • There are no income requirements.
  • If you bring an ID, you can receive our monthly supply of healthy food. If you don’t have an ID or aren’t willing to share it, you can still receive a limited amount of food.
  • At the Mobile Food Pantry, you will go through a short intake process.

Locations and Hours

November 2019 Mobile Food Pantry Calendar
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December 2019 Mobile Food Pantry Calendar
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Location

Time

Canterbury Heights
755 NE 56th Street
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
515-262-7670
Monday
2nd & 4th Mondays
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Chapel Ridge West
210 S 41st Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
(515) 225-4747
Monday
2nd & 4th Mondays
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Corinthian Baptist Church
814 School Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 243-4073
Saturday
1st & 3rd Saturdays
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The Crest at Baker Creek
4560 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317
Tuesday
1st & 3rd Tuesdays
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
DART Central Station
620 Cherry Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 283-8100
Thursday
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Deer Ridge Apartments
6000 Creston Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50321
Monday
1st & 3rd Mondays
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
DMACC Urban Campus
1100 7th Street
Des Moines, IA 50310
515-244-4226
Tuesday
4th Tuesdays
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Eastside Senior Center
1231 E 26th Street
Des Moines, IA 50317
(515) 265-8461
Monday
1st & 3rd Mondays
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Four Mile Community Recreation Center
3711 Easton Blvd
Des Moines, IA 50317
(515) 248-6315
Tuesday
2nd & 4th Tuesdays
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Grand View University
1200 Grandview Ave
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 263-2800
Thursday
2nd Thursdays
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
4th Thursdays
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Hilltop Apartments
3720 E Douglas Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317
Tuesday
2nd Tuesdays
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Howe Elementary School
2900 Indianola Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 242-8413
Tuesday
2nd & 4th Tuesdays
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Johnston Public Library
6700 Merle Hay Road
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 278-5233
Wednesday
2nd & 4th Wednesdays
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
3820 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50315
515-282-9948
Tuesday
1st & 3rd Tuesdays
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Lyn Crossing Apartments
2000 Meadow Chase Lane
Des Moines, IA 50320
(515) 953-0012
Thursday
4th Thursdays
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Mitchellville Christian Church
210 3rd Street NW
Mitchellville, IA 50169
(515) 967-4286
Thursday
2nd Thursdays
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Northwest Community Center
5110 Franklin Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310
(515) 279-2767
Monday
2nd & 4th Mondays
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Northwest Community of Christ
3003 62nd Street
Des Moines, IA 50322
(515) 276-5680
Monday
1st & 3rd Mondays
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Norwoodville Community Center
3077 NE 46th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317
515-266-5794
Wednesday
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Oakridge Neighborhood
1401 Center Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-244-7702
Monday
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Our Lady of the Americas
1271 E 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 266-6695
Tuesday
2nd & 4th Tuesdays
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Parkside East
3560 E Douglas Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317
(515) 264-0055
Tuesday
1st & 3rd Tuesdays
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Pioneer Columbus Community Recreation Center
2100 SE 5th Street
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 248-6316
Thursday
1st & 3rd Thursdays
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Primary Health Care East Side Clinic
3509 E 29th Street
Des Moines, IA 50317
(515) 248-1600
Wednesday
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
River Woods Elementary
2929 SE 22nd Street
Des Moines, IA 50320
(515) 242-8433
Thursday
1st & 3rd Thursdays
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Southside Senior Center
100 Payton Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 287-0092
Tuesday
1st & 3rd Tuesdays
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
South Suburban YMCA
401 E Army Post Road
Des Moines, IA 50315
515-285-0444
Wednesday
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Union Baptist Church
1200 McCormick Street
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 262-1785
Thursday
2nd & 4th Thursdays
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Willow Park Apartments
6514 Chaffee Road
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 285-2200
Wednesday
1st & 3rd Wednesdays
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Volunteer

Volunteering with the DMARC Mobile Food Pantry is just like helping a friend grocery shop! As a Mobile Food Pantry volunteer, you will meet at the mobile pantry site and assist clients in selecting their food items after they have gone through intake. Training is available. If interested, please sign up online above, or contact Joe Dolack at jdolack@dmarcunited.org or 515-318-9228.

About the Mobile Food Pantry

The DMARC Mobile Food Pantry was made possible by the Polk County Board of Supervisors and the Partnership for a Hunger-Free Polk County. Special thanks to Stivers Ford Lincoln, Schneider Graphics, Snappy’s Trailer Store, H & H Trailers, and two individual bequests.