Adams, NE
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 36 food pantries in the Adams area.

1 Miles Away

Adams , NE 68301

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Adams , NE

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
-- Sri Ram

Norris Area Food Pantry - Shepherd of the Hills Church

13 Miles Away

6901 Panama
Hickman, NE 68372
(402) 792-2901

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FOOD for emergencies

HOLIDAY BASKET for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter

DONATIONS accepted from area churches, groups, and schools

Mon-Fri 9 am-2 pm

My attitude is never to be satisfied, never enough, never.
-- Bela Karolyi

Mom's Food Pantry

16 Miles Away

15001 Bennet Road
Bennet, NE 68317

FOOD PANTRY open to anyone in need; make appointment for delivery or pick up

By appointment

No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
-- St. Ambrose

Salvation Army - Beatrice

18 Miles Away

120 South 7th Street
Beatrice, NE 68310
(402) 223-3341

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UTILITY ASSISTANCE, as funds are available








SUNDAY CHURCH SERVICES,11 am and Sunday School 9:45 am

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon and 1 pm-4 pm

When we put things off until some future-probably mythical-Laterland, we drag the past into the future. The burden of yesterday's incompletions is a heavy load to carry. Don't carry it.
-- Peter McWilliams

Community Pantry and Emergency Services

18 Miles Away

St John Lutheran Church
Beatrice, NE 68310
(402) 223-5306

EMERGENCY FOOD which may be applied for one time a month



OVERNIGHT STAY for transients


Mon and Thu 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm, last Tue of each month 1 pm-4 pm

Making a success of the job at hand is the best step toward the kind you want.
-- Bernard M. Baruch

Southeast Nebraska Community Action - Johnson County

20 Miles Away

172 South 4th Street
Tecumseh, NE 68450
(402) 335-2134

PROVIDES services to aid low-income individuals and families to become self-sufficient


EMERGENCY shelter vouchers

CLOTHING room that includes household items

TRANSITIONAL housing for up to 24 months, assistance in finding permanent shelter; rent assistance

LIMITED support with utility costs

FAMILY development assessment which helps families determine strengths and barriers toward being self-sufficient and to aid in setting family goals

ASSISTANCE in finding education/training or employment

WEATHERIZATION assistance for owners and renters; limited funding for furnace replacement if there is a health concern

TAX assistance

Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm

I am more and more convinced that our happiness or our unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of those events themselvers.
-- Wilhelm von Humboldt

First Baptist Church

20 Miles Away

333 Jackson Street
Tecumseh, NE 68450
(402) 335-2225

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LODGING, GAS, AND FOOD for one night to individuals and families, usually transients.

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

Poverty is not the root cause of crime.
-- Rush Limbaugh

Syracuse Area Churches Food Pantry

24 Miles Away

303 Railroad Avenue
Syracuse, NE 68446
(402) 269-2360

FOOD PANTRY provides up to two weeks supply of food

Mon and Thu 9 am-2 pm by appointment only

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.
-- Woody Allen

Blue Valley Community Action Partnership - Saline County

25 Miles Away

245 East 9th Street, Suite 1
Crete, NE 68333
(402) 826-2376

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HELPS low-income populations achieve self-sufficiency by offering the following services:

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM distributes government-purchased surplus food commodities to the following persons: income-eligible families with children, 0-6 years; women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or have given birth in the last 12 months; and persons, 60 years or older

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE funds are used to assist low-income people (with proof of need) with small emergencies Utility bills and rent are occasionally paid by BVCA Partnership

FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM provides opportunities for low-income persons, 60 years or older, to provide supportive, person-to-person services in health, education, welfare or related settings to help alleviate the physical, mental, or emotional problems of children with exceptional or special needs

HEALTHY WEIGHTS IN WOMEN provides female enrollees with health and nutrition education and exercise classes as well as self-esteem development

HOLIDAY PROJECT volunteers, community groups, and local businesses donate materials, food, toys and skills for seasonal holiday projects for low-income families; provides food packages and allowances to purchase clothes, shoes, coats, and household goods

HOMEBUYER EDUCATION provides training on the home buying process

HOMELESS ASSISTANCE offers services for homeless individuals and families including food pantry, homeless shelter, clothing, referrals, and locating permanent housing

HOUSING OWNERSHIP ASSISTANCE provides down payment and/or closing cost assistance to income-eligible families to enable them to purchase a home; eligibility is 80% median income

HOUSING REHABILITATION offers low and moderate income homeowners low interest loans to rehabilitate health and safety needs of their older homes

IMMUNIZATION for children, ages 2 months to 18 years, at public clinics by BVCA Partnership in cooperation with NE Health and Human Services, local nurses, hospitals, community groups, individuals and doctors

INCOME TAX RETURN PREPARATION offers free e-file preparation to encourage families to access Earned Income Tax Credits and eliminate filing fees

MINORITY HEALTH provides assistance with health related issues, interpretation and translation

PROJECT FOCUS works one-on-one with individuals/families using family development/case management model by assessing needs, linking to available services and follow-through

PROJECT FIRST offers homeless families with children to participate in a housing and supportive services project for up to 24 months

RENTAL HOUSING provides low cost/below market rental housing to income qualified people; low to moderate income-based eligibility

WEATHERIZATION provides assistance to secure homes for hot and cold weather; to be eligible, families must submit pay stubs from the last three months, and provide a legal description of the home or obtain the landlord's permission if the home is not owned by the family; the family must reside in the home for at least one year, and provide heating bills before and after weatherization to Blue Valley Community Action Partnership

WOMEN, INFANTS, CHILDREN (WIC) is a health and nutrition program for at-risk breastfeeding, pregnant and post-partum women, and for infants and children up to age five; after medical and nutritional screening, food vouchers are given to qualified individuals; the Clinic is located in York

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean.
-- Johann Wolfgang Goethe

Senior Farmers' Market Coupon Program

26 Miles Away

301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509
(800) 942-7830

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COUPONS FOR low income seniors to purchase fresh produce

Coupons will be available in June through participating senior centers, Area Agencies on Aging offices, and Commodity Supplemental Food Programs' local distribution sites


Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.
-- John Churton Collins

Salvation Army - Lincoln

26 Miles Away

2625 Potter Street
Lincoln, NE 68503
(402) 435-3035

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DISASTER SERVICES includes an on-call emergency mobile home with food and water to assist disaster victims as coordinated through the American Red Cross.

FAMILY SERVCES provides food, clothing, job listings, bread distribution and Christmas assistance to qualified persons Please bring I.D. and social security numbers for all members of household as well as proof of residence.

FAN PROGRAM provides fans, June through September Qualifications include being a Lincoln-Lancaster County resident, low-income, 55 years of age or older or has documented medical problems or small children in the home.

HEAT SHARE assists persons once a year who have received a shut off notice for utilities Eligibility includes income, member in the household who is 6 months or younger, persons 55 years or older, disabled, or has documented medical problems Please call or stop in for an application and appointment.

PRISON TOY LIFT provides men in prison a way to get presents to their children at Christmas time.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES available in the areas of administration, education, community center, Christmas bell ringers, toy shop, etc

WINTER NIGHT WATCH PROGRAM provides free food, water, hats, gloves, coats and blankets at 14th and E. Street every Saturday and Sunday night 5 pm-7 pm Oct-Apr

COMMUNITY CENTER hosts an after school program, Small Fry basketball program, summer day camp, teen night and Summer overnight camping for different ages (see separate listing)

BACK TO SCHOOL backpack and supply giveaway Tuesday, August 7, 5 pm-7 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm

You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.
-- Les Brown