Albion, NE
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 10 food pantries in the Albion area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Albion , NE 68620

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Services:
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Eligibility:
Requires internet connection and printer.

Additional Services:
Reduced cost food in Albion , NE.

Area Served:
Albion , NE



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-- Nelson DeMille




Salvation Army - Norfolk

38 Miles Away

112 North 7th Street
Norfolk, NE 68701
(402) 379-4663

Services:
SOUP KITCHEN offered Mon-Fri 11:30 am-12:30 pm and Sun 12 noon-12:45 pm

FOOD PANTRY available Mon and Wed 9 am-4 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE for rent and utilities

DIAPERS

BACK TO SCHOOL program provides backpacks and school supplies for students

CHRISTMAS program provides a food box and toys for children

THANKSGIVING program provides a special food box, and a Thanksgiving meal is also provided in the Soup Kitchen

THRIFT STORE is open to the public Mon-Fri 9 am-6 pm and Sat 9 am-5 pm

CLOTHING AND FURNITURE is available to clients exiting a shelter; must have referral from shelter and make an appointment

DISASTER SERVICES for victims of flood, fire, etc.; must be assisted by American Red Cross first

Hours:
Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm



Integrity is the essence of everything successful.
-- Buckminster Fuller




Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership - Norfolk Family Services Office

38 Miles Away

1405 Riverside Boulevard
Norfolk, NE 68701
(402) 371-0377

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Services:
FOOD PANTRY provided on an emergency basis; after a client access the pantry three times in one year they will receive one-on-one budgeting assistance in order to receive anymore food pantries in a 12 month period

NEBRASKA HOMELESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM provides financial assistance to qualifying individuals and families with partial one month payment of a security deposit, utility deposit, past due rent, past due mortgage or past due utility; along with the partial financial assistance, customers also receive one on one support

EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER PROGRAM provides financial assistance to help customers with a partial one month past due utility or one month past due rent, resulting from an emergency; deposits are excluded from this funding

WEATHERIZATION can reduce energy costs for a long period of time; some typical weatherization measures that may be done to your home include sidewall and attic insulation; infiltration work (caulking and weather stripping around doors and windows and glass repair); repair/replacement of furnace or heating unit

WEATHERIZATION EXPANSION PROJECT may assist with roof repair or replacement and foundation repair in areas with a population of 10,000 or less

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM (CSFP) provides foods purchased and distributed by the USDA to: infants up to the twelfth month of age; children from age one up to the sixth birthday; women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, and/or who have had a baby within the last year; and seniors who are sixty and over

CHILD PASSENGER SERVICES provides infant seats, toddler seats and booster seats to income eligible clients for a nominal fee; car seats are installed and child safety seat education is provided to clients by trained technicians

TAX PREPARATION for low income individuals/families and senior citizens (60 & over); Family Service Coordinators are trained to help prepare tax forms and/or answer tax questions; all offices are equipped to e-file, and coordinators also assist with Homestead Exemption preparation; no self-employed or farm returns are prepared

OPERATION GREAT START home visitation program provides free one on one health education to pregnant families until the child turns one year of age; program staff helps with any concerns with parenting and provide information on community resources; topics covered include pregnancy and prenatal care, newborn care, feeding and infant development, basic infant care, positive parenting, and family nutrition

OPERATION BUILDING BLOCKS helps families with young children up to the age of five; the program works with the families weekly or every other week to learn to lessen the parenting stresses and develop skills to control their children's behaviors

SOAR (SSI/SSDI Outreach Access and Recovery) is designed to increase access to the disability income benefit programs administered by the social security administration for eligible adults who are homeless or at risk of being homeless and have a mental illness.

See separate listings for:
Immunization Clinics
WIC
Norfolk Head Start
Madison Head Start

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm, appointments preferred



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-- Mahatma Gandhi




Salvation Army - Columbus Outpost

39 Miles Away

1711 23rd Street
Columbus, NE 68601
(402) 564-6919

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Services:
RENT payment assistance

UTLITY payment assistance

FOOD PANTRY

DISASTER relief

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

THRIFT STORE, including vouchers for clothing, furniture, etc.

SCHOOL SUPPLY distribution

Hours:
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Sat 9 am-6 pm



The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing and then marry him.
-- Cher




Platte County Food Pantry

39 Miles Away

3020 18th Street, Suite 13
Columbus, NE 68601
(402) 563-4544

Services:
FREE FOOD for residents of Platte County

Hours:
Mon 10 am-11:30 am, Tue 2 pm-4 pm, Wed 10 am-11:30 am, Thu 2 pm-4 pm, Fri 10 am-11:30 am



The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.
-- William Booth




Columbus Emergency Relief

39 Miles Away

1853 10th Avenue
Columbus, NE 68601
(402) 564-4184

Services:
FOOD, if they have exhausted food pantry usage

CLOTHING VOUCHERS for thrift stores

RENT, or mortgage assistance

GASOLINE VOUCHERS for those who are working or looking for work, or doctor's appointments Proof needed.

PRESCRIPTION VOUCHERS, new and refill

UTILITY BILL payment assistance

Hours:
Tue-Fri 10 am-2 pm, Fri 2 pm-5 pm by appointment only



All Judgement is given to the Son.
-- Jesus Christ




Central Nebraska Community Services - Columbus

39 Miles Away

3362 53rd Avenue
Columbus, NE 68601
(402) 564-1124

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Services:
EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE for disconnect notices for electricity and gas or eviction notices, first month's rent or deposit assistance

THRIVES (Transitional Housing for Rural Independence, Viability and Economic Stability) provides transitional housing for individuals and families for up to 24 months

HOPE (Hope Offers People Empowerment) provides personal counseling and support to help with financial and emotional needs, as well as building goals for the future

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM (CSFP) provides monthly food packages for income eligible pregnant women, children under the age of six years, and those 60 years and older

TAX PREPARATION assistance by appointment only

See Administration Office listing for:
Child Safety Seat Inspections
Early Childhood Programs
Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing
Housing Programs
Immunizations
Weatherization

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm



I do not fear failure. I only fear the "slowing up" of the engine inside of me which is pounding, saying, "keep going, someone must be on top, why not you?".
-- General George Patton




Central Nebraska Community Services - Central City

42 Miles Away

715 16th Street
Central City, NE 68826
(308) 946-3794

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Services:
EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE for disconnect notices for electricity and gas or eviction notices, first month's rent or deposit assistance

THRIVES (Transitional Housing for Rural Independence, Viability and Economic Stability) provides transitional housing for individuals and families for up to 24 months

HOPE (Hope Offers People Empowerment) provides personal counseling and support to help with financial and emotional needs, as well as building goals for the future

FOOD PANTRY for Merrick County residents; pantry can be used only once a month and up to four times per year; offers donated food, household items, and personal items, including diapers

TAX PREPARATION

BUDGETING



See Administration Office listing for:
Child Safety Seat Inspections
Early Childhood Programs
Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing
Housing Programs
Immunizations
Rural Business financing
Weatherization

Hours:
Mon-Thu 8 am-5:30 pm by appointment only



Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.
-- Earl Wilson




Howard/Greeley County Food Pantry

42 Miles Away

524 Howard Avenue
Saint Paul, NE 68873

Services:
FOOD PANTRY

Hours:
By appointment only



Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
-- Elmer Letterman




Blue Valley Community Action Partnership - Polk County

44 Miles Away

440 Nebraska Street
Osceola, NE 68651
(402) 747-2102

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

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM referrals are made for the 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

HOLIDAY PROJECT volunteers, community groups and local businesses donate materials, food, toys and skills for seasonal holiday projects for low-income families

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

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 government subsidized private rental housing as well as low cost/below market rental housing to income qualified people

THRIFT STORE provides clothing, shoes, coats and household goods to families in need

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

Hours:
Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-4 pm



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