Literacy, educational support, mental health services and referrals to other agencies as needed.
Works to address the holistic needs of each child through:
· A safe environment with caring adult mentors.
· Healthy meals and bags of weekend food.
· A hands-on curriculum with a focus on reading, STEM (science, technology...
3/23/2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
Central Iowa Shelter and Services - beginning June 9 and ending August 14, students can grab bagged meals from the following locations, Mon-Fri:
Bates Park, 330 Clark Street, Des Moines - 3:45 pm-5:30 pm
Cheatom Park, 1100 Day Street, Des Moines - 4:45 pm-6:45 pm
11/30/2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
Starting Monday, Nov. 30, through Friday, Dec. 11, free grab and go meals will be available at the following locations:
6/1/2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
Ottumwa Community School District - beginning May 1 and ending August 22, students can grab bagged meals from the following locations, Mon, Wed and Fri:
Bridge View, 102 Church Street, Ottumwa - 11 am-12 noon
Douma Elementary School, 307 West Mary, Ottumwa - 11:20 am-11:...
3/23/2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
Highland Community School District – beginning March 23 and ending May 31, students can grab bagged meals at the following locations, Mondays and Wednesdays only:
Ainsworth Elementary School, 835 Park Street, Ainsworth 52201 - 11:30 am-12:30 pm
Riverside Elementary Scho...
3/26/2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District – beginning March 26 can grab bagged meals at the following locations:
Gladbrook Closed, 509 Wasington Street, Gladbrook 50635 - Mon, Wed, & Fri 11 am-12:30 pm
Lincoln Amvets, 110 Main Street, Lincoln 50652 - Mon, Wed, & Fri 1...
5/21//2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
Moravia Community School District – beginning May 21 and ending August 20, students can grab bagged meals at the following location, Mon-Fri, 8 am-9 am and 12 noon-1 pm:
Moravia High School, 505 N Trussell Avenue, Moravia
6/1//2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
Tripoli Community School District – beginning June 1 and ending July 17, students can grab bagged meals at the following locations, Mondays and Wednesdays only, 11 am-11:30 am:
Tripoli Middle/Senior High School, 209 8th Avenue SouthWest, Tripoli
Closed July 2 and ...
3/18/2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
Mount Pleasant Community School District – beginning March 18 can grab bagged meals at the following locations:
Mount Pleasant Middle School, 400 North Adams Street, Mt. Pleasant 52641- Mon-Fri, 11:30 am-12:30 pm
5/26/2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
Boys and Girls Club of Central-Southwest Iowa - beginning May 26 and ending August 21, students can grab bagged meals from the following location, Mon-Fri, 8 am-9 am and 11:15 am-12:45 pm:
Boys and Girls Club of Central-Southwest Iowa, 807 Broad Street, Adair
Christ Apostolic Temple Community Outreach Services will be handing out 150 Food Boxes, 100 bags of Disposable Diapers (newborn - age 3), and 100 pre-sacked toys, games, and/or electronics according to age and gender. Safe and convenient drive through and pop trunk pick up! First come, first serve. Giveaway is located at 1230 E. 17th Street, DSM, 5...
3 day Meal Kits are available for pick up at Valley Highschool, 3650 Woodland Ave. on Tues and Thurs 7am-8am and 4:30-5:30pm All children ages 1-18 that are not already receiving school meals are eligible. Program will end June1st and our summer program will begin June 7th and details will be...
Backpack program provides food-filled backpacks that go home with over 3,000 children each Friday during the school year. Menus rotate each week and typically include fresh produce.
Food markets are mobile pantries set up in local schools, that allow students, family members and staff to access food.
4/26/2021 - COVID-19 Changes:
Free sack lunches are being offered Mondays and Thursdays for all Adel-DeSoto-Minburn residents 18 or younger at four different locations:
Adel Elementary, 1608 Grove St., 11 am-12:00 Noon
Walk or drive to the serving location listed above. If driving, remain in y...
HOMELESS MOBILE CANTEEN serves breakfast starting at 5 am on Tuesday and Friday mornings near the following locations (times are approximate): Salvation Army Temple (5 am-5:30 am), Central Iowa Shelter and Services (5:30 am-6:05 am), Elsie Mason Manor (6:10 am-6:40 am), and 12th and Crocker (6:45 am-7:10 am). Do not serve at Temple a second time ar...
Canteen distributes food, warm clothing, and spiritual comfort to people in need.
Call for specific locations. Canteens make stops in multiple locations on their central route, which is near downtown, as well as a North Omaha and South Omaha route.