Altoona Public Library

Parent Organization: Altoona Public Library

Location Information

700 8th Street Southwest, Altoona, Iowa 50009, USA

Phone 5159673881

Community refrigerators are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Community refrigerators are open to anyone to take what they need to feed themselves and their family. Members of the local community stock the refrigerators and shelves with perishable and nonperishable items. The availability of items at the refrigerators change daily and throughout the day.


  • Perishable food items
  • Non-perishable food items


There are no restrictions on who can access the food or how often food can be accessed.

Intake Process:

The refrigerator is located behind the CYC building. There is no intake process. People can take what they need from the refrigerator without signing up or providing their information.


No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No