Salvation Army Temple

1326 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA, USA

Phone 5152823422


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.

IMPACT's Boone, Drake and Ankeny Food Pantries also have 'Anytime Shelves'. ‘Anytime’ items will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis on shelving located outside the office doors. Individuals do not need to call or speak with a staff member to use the anytime shelves. Items vary daily.

Services:

  • A 3-day supply of food

Eligibility:

All families in need of food are able to receive it at any IMPACT food pantries. Households may access this service once per calendar month.

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.

Call 515-518-4770 to place a food pantry order. Individuals will have two options for collecting their food pantry order.

  • Pick-Up: Collect the food packages at the Drake or Boone food pantries. Staff will place the food pantry package at a safe social distance to retrieve.
  • Delivery: Polk County residents can choose to have their food pantry package delivered to their home. During the phone intake select a delivery time that works best, up to a week in advance.

Hours:

Office hours:
Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: Yes


Bidwell Riverside Center offers a toy pantry during the holiday season. A parent/guardian may choose 1 toy for each child signed-up. Must pre-register.

Services:

Eligibility:

Families with children ages 18 and younger. No income or area restrictions. Must have received a meal package from Bidwell in November or December 2021.

Intake Process:

Sign-up starts December 1st at the Bidwell Food Pantry during normal pantry hours (Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). Choose a time to shop the Toy Pantry upon signing up. Bring photo identification for the adult who picks up toys. Toys will be available on a first come, first served basis. Families can utilize the Toy Pantry as well as Toys for Tots.

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: Yes


Salvation Army Family Services offers a variety of financial assistance options. Please contact to schedule an appointment.

Services:

  • Mortgage, rent, and deposit assistance
  • Utility bill assistance
  • Clothing
  • Furniture
  • Emergency supply of infant formula
  • Emergency supply of disposable diapers

Eligibility:

Anyone is welcome and there are no zip code boundaries. You may need documentation.

Intake Process:

Information Required to apply for Financial Assistance:

  • Your name
  • Your date of birth
  • Your home address
  • Your phone number
  • The last 4 digits of your Social Security number
  • The names of others in your household
  • Your monthly income
  • Your monthly SNAP amount
  • Your monthly house or rent payment
  • What utilities you pay
  • A piece of recent, non-personal mail (utility bill) with your current home address

Hours:

Monday – Friday: 9:00 am- noon & 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Appointments for the week are made only by telephone starting at 8:30 am on Mondays. You must contact staff directly; do not leave a message on voicemail.

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: Yes

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