Akron, IA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 37 food pantries in the Akron area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Akron , IA 51001

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Akron, 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 Akron , IA.

Area Served:
Akron , IA



Morale is a state of mind. It is steadfastness and courage and hope.
-- George Marshall




Elk Point Food Pantry

14 Miles Away

100 S. Jackson Street
Elk Point, SD 57025
(712) 574-2039

Services:
Food pantry for Union County.



Men show their character in nothing more clearly than by what they think laughable.
-- Johann Wolfgang Goethe




Plymouth County General Relief

19 Miles Away

19 2nd Avenue NW
Le Mars, IA 51031

Services:
ASSISTANCE with rent, utilities, and food vouchers for low income people

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



We are hoarding potentials so great that they are just about unimaginable.
-- Jack Schwartz




Mid-Sioux Opportunity Outreach Office - Plymouth County

19 Miles Away

180 10th Street Southeast, Box 1
Le Mars, IA 51031
(712) 546-6603

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Services:
APPLICATION CENTER for Mid-Sioux programs

INFORMATION and referrals to other community services

CRISIS FUNDS pay a portion of rent, utilities, food, gas, medicine, and other bills to help families out in a crisis situation

HOLIDAY FOOD provides special meals during the holiday season

HOLIDAY FAMILIES helps families in need have a brighter holiday season

BACK-TO-SCHOOL program provides donated school supplies for area children

CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM (CACFP) is an extension of the national school lunch program which reimburses child care providers a set reimbursement rate for serving nutritious meals and snacks to children in their care

FOOD PANTRY provides a three-day supply of food to families who are out of food and money; pantries located in each outreach office

FOOD FOR LIFE provides families in need with packages of frozen meat donated by local livestock producers; guidelines and availability of meat may vary between counties

FAMILY DEVELOPMENT AND SELF SUFFICIENCY(FaDSS) program is available to anyone receiving FIP benefits thru the state of Iowa; clients meet with staff twice per month with the goal of self-sufficiency

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION programs including Head Start, Early Head Start, and a Child Development Center; locations in Akron, Cherokee, Ida Grove, Le Mars, Orange City, Rock Rapids, Rock Valley, Sioux Center, and Hawarden

WEATHERIZATION program offers energy efficient repairs to homes

LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LiHEAP) assists families with heating costs by paying a portion of their utility bill; it is not intended to pay a household's total energy costs; program available November 1st-April 30th

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

MATERNAL HEALTH program offers payment for child birth and/or parenting classes; education about labor, delivery, infant, and self care; referrals to other health care or local community services, including help finding a dentist; presumptive eligibility for Medicaid; help arranging delivery; social assessments and referrals; referrals for family planning and child health care; and Care Coordination services, including transportation and translation assistance

CHILD HEALTH program provides financial assistance for un-insured or under-insured children needing medical and dental care; children from birth to age 21 receive:
-Well-child examinations by family physicians
-Immunizations and lead screenings
-Nutrition assessments and counseling
-Oral health screenings, fluoride varnishes and sealant applications by a registered dental hygienist and payment for dental examinations
-Care coordination services, including transportation and translation assistance

CARE FOR KIDS coordinator provides information for children on Medicaid, well baby and well child screenings

Hours:
Tue 9 am-4 pm



Never ignore a gut feeling, but never believe that it's enough.
-- Robert Heller




Christian Needs Center

19 Miles Away

900 6th Street SW
Le Mars, IA 51031
(712) 546-9428

Services:
DISTRIBUTES FOOD 4 times per year per family

DISTRIBUTES CLOTHING 1 time per month per family

DONATIONS of food and clothing accepted

Hours:
Mon-Wed 9 am-12 noon and 1 pm-3 pm



If boyhood and youth are but vanity, must it not be our ambition to become men?
-- Vincent van Gogh




Vermillion Food Pantry

21 Miles Away

816 E. Clark Street
Vermillion, SD 57069
(605) 624-4442

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Services:
Food pantry for Clay County.



The sharp employ the sharp.
-- Douglas William Jerrold




Beresford Faith In Action/Food Bank

21 Miles Away

101 S. 5th Street
Beresford, SD 57004
(605) 763-8019

Services:
Food pantry for Beresford area Also assists with rent and utility assistance Provides holiday assistance for Beresford residents as well.



Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
-- John F Kennedy




Mid-Sioux Opportunity Outreach Office - Sioux County

25 Miles Away

313 North Main Avenue
Sioux Center, IA 51250
(712) 722-3611

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Services:
APPLICATION CENTER for Mid-Sioux programs

INFORMATION and referrals to other community services

CRISIS FUNDS pay a portion of rent, utilities, food, gas, medicine, and other bills to help families out in a crisis situation

HOLIDAY FOOD provides special meals during the holiday season

HOLIDAY FAMILIES helps families in need have a brighter holiday season

BACK-TO-SCHOOL program provides donated school supplies for area children

CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM (CACFP) is an extension of the national school lunch program which reimburses child care providers a set reimbursement rate for serving nutritious meals and snacks to children in their care

FOOD PANTRY provides a three-day supply of food to families who are out of food and money; pantries located in each outreach office

FOOD FOR LIFE provides families in need with packages of frozen meat donated by local livestock producers; guidelines and availability of meat may vary between counties

FAMILY DEVELOPMENT AND SELF SUFFICIENCY(FaDSS) program is available to anyone receiving FIP benefits thru the state of Iowa; clients meet with staff twice per month with the goal of self-sufficiency

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION programs including Head Start, Early Head Start, and a Child Development Center; locations in Akron, Cherokee, Ida Grove, Le Mars, Orange City, Rock Rapids, Rock Valley, Sioux Center, and Hawarden

WEATHERIZATION program offers energy efficient repairs to homes

LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LiHEAP) assists families with heating costs by paying a portion of their utility bill; it is not intended to pay a household's total energy costs; program available November 1st-April 30th

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

MATERNAL HEALTH program offers payment for child birth and/or parenting classes; education about labor, delivery, infant, and self care; referrals to other health care or local community services, including help finding a dentist; presumptive eligibility for Medicaid; help arranging delivery; social assessments and referrals; referrals for family planning and child health care; and Care Coordination services, including transportation and translation assistance

CHILD HEALTH program provides financial assistance for un-insured or under-insured children needing medical and dental care; children from birth to age 21 receive:
-Well-child examinations by family physicians
-Immunizations and lead screenings
-Nutrition assessments and counseling
-Oral health screenings, fluoride varnishes and sealant applications by a registered dental hygienist and payment for dental examinations
-Care coordination services, including transportation and translation assistance

CARE FOR KIDS coordinator provides information for children on Medicaid, well baby and well child screenings

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



I was brought up in the great tradition of the late nineteenth century: that a writer never complains, never explains and never disdains.
-- James A. Michener




Siouxland Aging Services

25 Miles Away

2301 Pierce Street
Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 279-6900

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Services:
CASE MANAGEMENT to assist with living safely at home; case managers can also help find funding sources that make this possible

CHORE SERVICES such as mowing and snow removal

MEALS ON WHEELS for seniors who are homebound and unable to prepare their own meals

CONGREGATE MEALS where seniors are provided with hot, nutritious meals

MEDICARE INFORMATION and counseling thru SHIIP

ELDER ABUSE prevention and awareness

INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE

FARMERS MARKET VOUCHERS are given away during a specified time annually; in 2012 distribution begins the 2nd week of June

MATTER OF BALLANCE classes for older adults who have concerns about falling or have experienced a fall, who have restricted their activities because of their fall concerns, or are interested in improving their strength, flexibility, or balance

INDEPENDENT SENIOR LIVING apartment complexes in Sioux City; Fairmount Park, Evergreen Terrace, and Riverside Gardens; and Diamond Heights in Onawa

CAREGIVER SUPPORT offers classes, support, provider lists, etc.

CAREGIVER SERVICES including respite care, homemaker services (medication management, preparing light meals, shopping for personal items, making telephone calls, and light housework), and personal care

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



Interdependency follows independence.
-- Stephen Covey




Salvation Army - Sioux City

25 Miles Away

1415 Villa Avenue
Sioux City, IA 51103
(712) 255-8836

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Services:
EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY has non perishable food and frozen products

CHILDREN'S AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM where children receive help with homework after school

CAMPS include a summer day camp and an overnight camp in Bellevue, NE

YOUTH CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

WOMEN SUPPORT GROUPS include Women's Home League to provide socialization for women, Working Women's group, and a Women's recreational/crafts group

VITA TAX SERVICE is a volunteer income tax preparation program that will provide free income tax preparation to promote earned income tax credit

EMERGENCY DISASTER SERVICES for tornado, hurricane, flood, and other natural disasters

CHRISTMAS ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS helps with toys and food during Christmas

SCHOOL SUPPLY PROGRAM provides backpacks and school supplies for back to school.

MALE ADDICTION TREATMENT includes inpatient treatment program for males in partnership with The Salvation Army Rehab centers in Omaha and Des Moines

WINTER CLOTHING includes coat and hat distribution in the winter

NURSING HOME SERVICES include elderly visitation program and nursing home worship meetings

PASTORAL AND MARRIAGE COUNSELING

VOLUNTEER AND DONATION OPPORTUNITIES

Hours:
Business hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm; Food Pantry Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon and 1 pm-4 pm



It's the constant and determined effort that breaks down resistance, sweeps away all obstacles.
-- Claude M. Bristol




Community Action Agency of Siouxland

25 Miles Away

2700 Leech Avenue
Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 274-1610

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Services:
EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM provides comprehensive, research-based early childhood services to children ages 0-5

SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (SCSEP) helps low-income older adults 55+ to find employment

CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM (CACFP) provides meal reimbursements and nutrition education to registered child care providers

FAMILY DEVELOPMENT SELF-SUFFICIENCY (FaDSS) helps people transition from welfare to work, helping families set and achieve goals

TRANSITIONAL AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING (Crossroads Shelter for Homeless Women and Children and Welcome Home) provides housing and helps the homeless become self-sufficient

GEORGE J. WILLIAMS MEMORIAL FOOD BANK serves families in crisis by providing nutritious food

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE/GENERAL ASSISTANCE provides assistance in areas such as rent/mortgage payments, utilities, medical and dental needs, prescriptions, burials, and transportation as income eligibility guidelines and funding allow

LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIHEAP) pays a portion of a family's heating bill for the winter season; available November 1-April 30

WEATHERIZATION helps save energy costs by making homes more energy efficient

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm



You could afford your house without the government-if it weren't for the government.
-- Rush Limbaugh