Afton, IA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 70 food pantries in the Afton area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Afton , IA 50830

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Afton, IA to print coupons for savings on brand name food and general purpose items they use every day. Coupons can be printed on your computer and redeemed at any local grocery store. This service stretches a family's food budget with real savings; making your food dollar go farther. There is no fee for this service and no registration is necessary.

Eligibility:
Requires internet connection and printer.

Additional Services:
Reduced cost food in Afton , IA.

Area Served:
Afton , IA



Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune.
-- Socrates




Afton Food Bank -United Methodist Church

2 Miles Away

101 South Douglas
Afton, IA 50830
(641) 347-8847

Services:
AFTON FOOD BANK stocks non-perishable items and some personal care items (may have limited meat available) Items are free to those in need.

Hours:
By appointment Mon-Fri 9 am-11am



It's often said that life is strange. But compared to what?.
-- Steve Forbert




Veterans Affairs - Union County

9 Miles Away

300 North Pine
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-1723

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Services:
VETERANS AFFAIRS UNION COUNTY offers emergency help with food, clothing, transportation, rent and utilities to veterans and their widows.

BENEFITS assistance for those filing a claim with the Veteran Administration or state veteran benefits.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon



No man will work for your interests unless they are his.
-- David Seabury




Union County Ministerial Alliance

9 Miles Away

(call first)
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-7314

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Services:
MINISTERIAL ALLIANCE offers financial assistance to those in need Determined by contact person.

Hours:
By appointment



Only by acceptance of the past, can you alter it.
-- T S Eliot




Union County Family Development Center (MATURA)

9 Miles Away

300 East Montgomery Street
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-3346

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Services:
FAMILY DEVELOPMENT CENTER provides a wide range of social service programs to assist Union County residents.

SHORT TERM ASSISTANCE for emergency - with food, clothing, rent and utilities. 641-782-8431.

HEAD START CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM provides child development activities and learning experiences Assists parents and guardians in building a better life for their children. Contact 641-782-8002.

WIC PROGRAM offers nutritional educational program that offers food packages for children 0-5 years of age and women who are pregnant, breast-feeding, or who just had a baby. Contact 641-782-8431.

MATERNAL HEALTH PROGRAM provides services for pregnant women which include health education, nutrition, counseling, and support to encourage a healthy pregnancy.

CHILD HEALTH PROGRAM provides preventative health care for infants and children. Assistance is available for children with no health insurance.

CARE FOR KIDS coordinator provides information for children on Medicaid, well baby and well child screenings in Adair, Madison, Union and Ringgold counties

HAWK-I outreach for no cost, or low cost, health care coverage.

LIHEAP energy assistance for low income households with assistance paying part of fuel bills through the winter months. 641-782-3346.

CHILD CARE RESOURCE AND REFERRAL provides support to parents, childcare providers, and the community to enhance child care options List of provider referrals are available to parents to meet their individual childcare need Training opportunities offered to providers to make their child care business a successful and rewarding experience 641-782-8431.

FOOD PANTRY and food voucher (when available) for both perishable and non-perishable food items, paper products and diapers.

CLOTHING for all ages is available.

Other Programs Available:

Union County Car Seat Program
Family Development Self-Sufficiency Program
Utility Program
Weatherization Program
Volunteer Program
Chore Services
Senior Living Chore Service Program
Emergency Food and Shelter Program
Family Rewards Program
Workforce Investment Act
Food Pantry
Thrift Shop
LiHEAP (energy assistance)
WIC (women, infants, children)
Head Start

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm



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-- Alan Watts




WIC Program - Clarke County

23 Miles Away

201 Leann Drive
Osceola, IA 50213
(641) 344-6013

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Services:
WIC FOOD PROGRAM provides a women, infants and children clinic: nutrition education, health information, and nutritional foods to eligible pregnant women, and children five years old and younger.

Hours:
1st Thu of month 9 am -7 pm; 3rd Thu of month 9 am-12 noon & 1 pm-4 pm



No man is hurt but by himself.
-- Diogenes




Clarke Community Center

23 Miles Away

114 South Fillmore Street
Osceola, IA 50213
(641) 342-2101

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Services:
CLARKE COMMUNITY CENTER provides the following services: utility bill assistance, weatherization, food pantry, emergency family loans ($50), WIC information, information and referral, WIA information, garden seeds voucher program, budget counseling, clothing exchange, medical transportation volunteers, school supplies, and toys at Christmas.

CLARKE COUNTY FOOD PANTRY provides food assistance to families in need through donations received from local churches, organizations, and clubs.

Hours:
By appointment, Main Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm



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-- Irish Blessing




Madison County Multi-Purpose Center

23 Miles Away

1724 North John Wayne Drive
Winterset, IA 50273
(515) 462-4704

Services:
MADISON COUNTY MULTI PURPOSE CENTER is an Outreach Center for Matura Action Corporation It provides applications and information and referral to many programs including WIC/ MCH (TITLE V), Head Start, LIHEAP (Energy assistance), weatherization, food pantry, JTP and other community resources.

HOLIDAYS: Operation Santa Claus, must sign up in advance.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm



I buy women shoes and they use them to walk away from me.
-- Mickey Rooney




Greenfield United Methodist Church

23 Miles Away

108 Southwest Fifth Street
Greenfield, IA 50849
(641) 743-2715

Services:
GREENFIELD UNTED METHODIST CHURCH programs:

FOOD PANTRY

Hours:
Tue 3:30 pm-6 pm



I think and that is all that I am.
-- Wayne Dyer




Adair County Neighborhood Center

23 Miles Away

354 Public Square
Greenfield, IA 50849
(641) 743-2424

Services:
ADAIR COUNTY NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER provides the following programs:

GENERAL RELIEF provides emergency assistance with shelter, water, rent, fuel, utilities.

HEAD START/CHILD DEVELOPMENT: provides child development activities and learning experiences Assists parents and guardians in building a better life for their children.

WIC PROGRAM: nutritional educational program that offers food packages for children 0-5 years of age and women who are pregnant, breast-feeding, or who just had a baby. WIC cell phone 641-344-6013 Creston Office 641-782-8431.

MATERNAL HEALTH PROGRAM: provides services for pregnant women which include health education, nutrition, counseling, and support to encourage a healthy pregnancy.

CHILD HEALTH PROGRAM: provides preventive health care for infants and children Assistance is available for children with no health insurance.

HAWK-I: outreach for no cost, or low cost, health care coverage.

LIHEAP: energy assistance for low income households with assistance paying part of fuel bills through the winter months; Federal Fuel Assistance Program. (Nov.-April)

MIDDLE RANGE FOOD COOPERATIVE provides natural foods and herbs, personal care products and supplements are also available. Designed especially for those on special gluten-free diets. Order is placed every 4-8 weeks, one time $15.00 membership fee required Contact Elizabeth Lundstedt at 641/743-2424 or Leon Schwartz 641-743-2503.

TOYS FOR KIDS at Christmas for families on MATURA programs.

WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE (WAP) uses trained crews to help improve the energy efficiency of the home for the elderly, disabled or low-income; includes cooling and heating systems.

CHORE SERVICES and SENIOR LIVING CHORE SERVICE PROGRAM.

REFERRALS to Family Rewards, Rent Assistance, WIA, IWorks, Parents as Teachers, WFA, etc.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon and 12:30 pm-4:30 pm (closed for lunch)



Don't wait for someone to take you under their wing. Find a good wing and climb up underneath it.
-- Frank C. Bucaro




Ringgold County Neighborhood Center (MATURA)

23 Miles Away

202 North Taylor Street
Mount Ayr, IA 50854
(641) 464-2401

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Services:
RINGGOLD COUNTY NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER provides the following programs through Matura Action Corporation:

HEAD START/CHILD DEVELOPMENT: provides child development activities and learning experiences Assists parents and guardians in building a better life for their children.

WIC Program: nutritional educational program that offers food packages for children 0-5 years of age and women who are pregnant, breast-feeding, or who just had a baby.

MATERNAL HEALTH Program: provides services for pregnant women which include health education, nutrition, counseling, and support to encourage a healthy pregnancy.

CHILD HEALTH Program: provides preventative health care for infants and children Assistance is available for children with no health insurance.

HAWK-I: outreach for no cost, or low cost, health care coverage.

LIHEAP: energy assistance for low income households - helps pay part of fuel bills through the winter months.

HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE available, call for information.

FAMILY DEVELOPMENT SELF-SUFFICIENCY PROGRAM.

WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM.

VOLUNTEER PROGRAM.

SENIOR LIVING CHORE SERVICE PROGRAM.

EMERGENCY FOOD and SHELTER PROGRAM.

FAMILY REWARDS PROGRAM.

WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm



The trouble with the rat race is that even when you win, you're still a rat.
-- Jane Wagner