Ackworth, IA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 89 food pantries in the Ackworth area.

1 Miles Away

Ackworth , IA 50001

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Whatever is worth doing at all, is worth doing well.
-- Lord Chesterfield

Warren County General Assistance

10 Miles Away

301 North Buxton
Indianola, IA 50125
(515) 962-5132

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WARREN COUNTY GENERAL ASSISTANCE provides the following services: food and clothing pantry, financial assistance for housing, rent/mortgage assistance, transportation, traveler's aid, utility financial assistance, information and referral, medical, dental and prescription assistance.

Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm, closed for lunch 12 noon-1 pm

The world is full of abundance and opportunity, but far too many people come to the fountain of life with a sieve instead of a tank car...a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel. They expect little and as a result they get little.
-- Ben Sweetland

Red Rock Area Community Action - Warren County

10 Miles Away

1009 South Jefferson Way
Indianola, IA 50125
(515) 961-6271

RED ROCK AREA COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM offers an Emergency Food Pantry, Low-income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP), special holiday projects Budget counseling to maintain utilities and telephone services.

ASSIST WITH APPLICATIONS FOR: property tax/rent reimbursement for elderly and handicapped, food stamps, weatherization, supplemental foods, General Relief, etc. Emphasis on supportive family services to help families help themselves. Working with public and private agencies and private business to increase awareness and resources that benefit the poor.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE is offered to prevent homelessness from local, private and public grants based on need and program guidelines.

Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm

A miser and a liar bargain quickly.
-- Greek proverb

Helping Hand - Indianola

10 Miles Away

109 East Clinton Avenue
Indianola, IA 50125
(515) 961-3864

HELPING HAND provides clothing, furniture and household items for residents of Warren County. No charge for items Food is provided to families who are referred by Warren County DHS, Red Rock Area Community Action, pastors, etc.

Tue 12:30 pm-2:30 pm, Thu 9 am-11am, Sat 9 am-11:30 am

God is a verb.
-- Buckminster Fuller

WIC Program

16 Miles Away

2003 North Lincoln
Knoxville, IA 50138
(641) 828-2238

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WIC PROGRAM provides nutrition education, health screenings and food packages for Women, Infants, and Children Office locations: Carlisle, Indianola, Norwalk, Pella, Knoxville, Chariton, Albia, and Corydon.

By appointment

Some folks are so smart, they've gone stupid.
-- Unknown

Red Rock Area Community Action - Marion County

16 Miles Away

3014 East Main
Knoxville, IA 50138
(641) 842-6571

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RED ROCK AREA COMMUNITY ACTION provides the following:

CHORE SERVICE/HANDYMAN (60 plus and also disabled persons).



OUTREACH, REFERRALS and RECREATION for low income individuals.


SHELTER or RENT ASSISTANCE (will pay rent or motel for a limited time) if funds are available.


PROPANE ASSISTANCE also available November through April.


Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm

To believe what has not occurred in history will not occur at all, is to argue disbelief in the dignity of man.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

Helping Hand - Knoxville

16 Miles Away

110 West Main Street
Knoxville, IA 50138
(641) 842-6933

HELPING HAND provides food, clothing, furniture and miscellaneous items to low-income families Six apartments available for short term housing to those in need and four apartments for battered women and children.

Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-3 pm

You have powers you never dreamed of. You can do things you never thought you could do. there are no limitations in what you can do except the limitations of your own mind.
-- Darwin P. Kingsley

New Life Lutheran Church Food Pantry

18 Miles Away

4380 Wakonda Drive
Norwalk, IA 50211
(515) 285-5965

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NEW LIFE LUTHERAN CHURCH provides a community food pantry to residents of Warren County. Assistance is available two times per month.

Wed 5 pm-7 pm or By appointment

Happiness lies in good health and a bad memory.
-- Ingrid Bergman

WIC Program - Polk County

19 Miles Away

2300 Euclid Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310
(515) 282-5800

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WIC (Women Infants, & Children) is a supplemental nutrition program for babies, children under the age of 5, pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and women who have had a baby in the last 6 months. Provides healthy foods, nutrition education, and referrals to other health care agencies.


FARMER'S MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM provides coupons which can be redeemed at participating farmers markets for fresh fruits and vegetables (June 1-Oct. 31).

Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm

Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life.
-- Bertolt Brecht

St. Vincent De Paul Society - Des Moines

19 Miles Away

1426 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314
(515) 282-8327

ST VINCENT DE PAUL assists families who cannot afford utility, rent or mortgage payments, clothing, furniture and food.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE for electric bills under $750, rent and mortgage payments. Must complete the General Relief process and have approval or denial papers, as well as a landlord statement. A person is eligible for financial assistance every 6 months. Must bring photo ID, social security cards for all household members, if no social security card is available please bring tax forms DO NOT ASSIST with deposit or first months rent phone bills, electric bills over $750, YMCA rent, Randolph Hotel rent, hotels or transitional housing, bus tokens, Greyhound bus tickets, and gasoline

FOOD and CLOTHING is available every 3 months.

FURNITURE when available.

OPERATION SANTA CLAUS holiday assistance program.

LITERACY CENTER offers GED, ESL and computer classes (English and Spanish).

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3 pm first come first serve

Then sing, young hearts that are full of cheer, with never a thought of sorrow; the old goes out, but the glad young year comes merrily in tomorrow.
-- Emily Miller

St. Mary Family Center

19 Miles Away

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

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FINANCIAL AID is no longer provided.

CLOTHING CLOSET: offers clothes for all ages.

FOOD PANTRY (DMARC) AND PERSONAL PANTRY: provides family food boxes, as well as bread, dairy and produce daily when available When available can offer personal hygiene items, including diapers and formula - once per month per family Must live in designated DMARC area.

Mon-Fri 10 am-3:30 pm

We're all stumbling towards the light with varying degrees of grace at any given moment.
-- Bo Lozoff