Food Pantry Locations

Please note: many food pantries are operating under alternative food pantry distribution methods due to COVID-19. Please check our COVID-19 page for the latest updates and be sure to call ahead before visiting a pantry.

DMARC partners with 14 food pantry sites around the city to provide food for people who request it, and operates additional Mobile Food Pantry sites as well.

Download a map of our food pantry locations (PDF).   en Español

To find out which pantry is closest to you, use our mapping tool or contact DMARC at 515-277-6969.

Below is a list of locations and hours for food pantries in the DMARC Food Pantry Network. To view our Mobile Food Pantry locations and schedule, please visit the Mobile Food Pantry page.


Bidwell-Riverside Center

1203 S.E. Hartford Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50315
515-244-6251, ext. #213
Website

Operating Hours

Sunday
Monday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday

Caring Hands Eastview Food Pantry

4101 East 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA 50317
515-809-2356
Website

Operating Hours

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Saturday

Catholic Charities Outreach Center

1815 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50316
515-262-7290
Website

Operating Hours

Sunday
Monday 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Friday 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Saturday

Central Iowa Shelter & Services

1420 Mulberry Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-284-5719
Website

Operating Hours

Please call CISS at the number above for food pantry hours.


Clive Community Services

2190 NW 82nd Street, Suite A
Clive, IA 50325
515-257-8550
Website

Operating Hours

Sunday
Monday 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Saturday

Drake Area Food Pantry

3226 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
(515) 518-4770
Website

Operating Hours

All IMPACT offices are currently closed to walk-in services. Families must call their local IMPACT Resource Center before going to an office. IMPACT staff will complete most of the food pantry intake over the phone and will schedule a time for pick-up.


IMPACT Community Action Partnership (Ankeny)

2701 SE Convenience Blvd, Suite 2
Ankeny, IA 50021
515-965-0433
Website

Operating Hours

All IMPACT offices are currently closed to walk-in services. Families must call their local IMPACT Resource Center before going to an office. IMPACT staff will complete most of the food pantry intake over the phone and will schedule a time for pick-up.


Partnership Place

5870 Merle Hay Road, Suite D
Johnston, IA 50131
515-868-1357
Website

Operating Hours

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday
Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Friday
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Polk County Northside Food Pantry

3010 Sixth Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50313
(515) 286-2220
Website

Operating Hours

Sunday
Monday 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Saturday

Polk County River Place Food Pantry

2309 Euclid Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310
515-286-3695
Website

Operating Hours

Sunday
Monday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday

Salvation Army Citadel (East)

1216 East 25th Court
Des Moines, IA 50317
515-266-3156
Website

Operating Hours

Sunday
Monday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday

Salvation Army Temple (West)

1330 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-282-3422
Website

Operating Hours

Sunday
Monday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday

Urbandale Food Pantry

7611 Douglas Avenue, Suite 34/35
Urbandale, IA 50322
515-251-6688
Website

Operating Hours

Sunday
Monday 9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday
Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Thursday 9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Friday
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

West Des Moines Human Services

139 6th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
515-222-3660
Website

Operating Hours

Sunday
Monday 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Saturday