Administration Location – Des Moines

Organization: Food Bank of Iowa

2220 E 17th St, Des Moines, IA, USA

Phone 5155640330 | Fax 5155640331


Food Book of Iowa has been partnered with Des Moines Public Schools (DMPS) since 2015. Over the years, Food Bank of Iowa built capacity in 19 schools by providing staff training, shelving, and refrigeration and freezers. Instead of stocking pantries located inside schools, which could be challenging to reach during a COVID surge, Food Bank of Iowa established parking lot drive-thru pantries in neighborhoods across Des Moines.

Services:

  • Food pantry

Eligibility:

Serves Des Moines Public Schools students and their families.

Intake Process:

Please see the Food Bank of Iowa DMPS School Pantries webpage to find the pantry that serves your school.

Hours:

Hours vary per site. Information is updated on the foodbankiowa.org/dmps site.

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website


This is a Des Moines Area Religious Council (DMARC) food panty. People seeking assistance can visit one of the DMARC food pantries to receive a three-day supply of food once per month. Pantry open hours vary. Please visit dmarcunited.org/food/pantry-locations for the most up-to-date schedules.

Services:

  • A 3-day supply of food

Intake Process:

Provide a photo ID for the head of household and other identification for every member of the family. Some pantries may request a current piece of mail which includes your name and primary address.

The DMARC Food Pantry Network offers a food pantry delivery service in the Greater Des Moines area. If a person is unable to obtain food by either visiting a food pantry location or by using a proxy to pick up food for them, they may call to request a delivery. DMARC asks that only those with health, transportation, or other mitigating circumstances use this service. Call 1-833-DMARC-20 (1-833-362-7220) toll-free to request a delivery between 9:00 am and 12:00 noon, Monday – Friday. Requests for delivery are taken on a first-come first-serve basis.Food will be delivered to the person’s doorstep with a no-contact drop-off the following business day between 9:00 am and 12:00 noon.

Hours:

1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month
4:00 pm ‘ 6:00 pm

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website