Alpha, MN
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 8 food pantries in the Alpha area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Alpha , MN 56111

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Alpha, MN 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 Alpha , MN.

Area Served:
Alpha , MN



You're in a much better position to talk with people when they approach you than when you approach them.
-- Pilgrims




Emmet County Food Pantry

15 Miles Away

508 South First Street
Estherville, IA 51334
(712) 362-3049

Services:
Contact Person: Kathy Thompson Hours: M-F 1-4

Hours:
Mon-Fri 1 pm-4 pm



The supply of time is a daily miracle. You wake up in the morning and lo! Your purse is magnificently filled with 24 hours of the unmanufactured tissue of the universe of life. It is yours! The most precious of your possessions.
-- Arnold Bennet




Dickinson County Food Pantry

16 Miles Away

1575 18th Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
(712) 336-1112

Services:
Contact Person: Laurie Ruff Hours: M-F 9-11



My father always told me, "Find a job you love and you'll never have to work a day in your life.".
-- Jim Fox




Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc.

27 Miles Away

101 Robbins Street
Graettinger, IA 51342
(712) 859-3885

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Services:
UDMO is a community action agency administering over 20 programs to low-income people in 12 Iowa counties Each county has a local outreach office that offers help with fuel assistance, food pantries, and other emergency needs, and serves as a contact point for many programs including WIC and Head Start.

CARE FOR KIDS coordinator provides information for children on Medicaid, well baby and well child screenings in Buena Vista, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, O'Brien, Osceola, Palo Alto, and Poccahontas

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



Everything you need you already have. You are complete right now, you are a whole, total person, not an apprentice person on the way to someplace else. Your completeness must be understood by you and experienced in your thoughts as your own personal reality.
-- Wayne Dyer




Clay County Outreach Center

34 Miles Away

407 East Third Street
Spencer, IA 51301
(712) 262-7409

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Services:
*Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - supplemental help for winter heating bills - November 1st through April 15th
*LIHEAP Crisis Assistance - Assistance available in a life threatening situation for temporary shelter, fuel, blankets, heaters and furnace repair. Upon availability of funding, furnace repair or replacement is available to homeowners.
*Weatherization - Assistance with stopping infiltration of cold air into a home. Can include caulking, weather stripping and attic insulation.
*Chore Service and Home Repair- Funds household repairs and chores for income eligible applicants age 60 and older. Sponsored by Northwest Aging Association.
*Emergency Vouchers - Provides eligible applicants with limited financial help for basic emergency needs.
*Emergency Food Pantries - 7 day supply of food for those who are out of food or have limited resources to purchase or obtain food.
*Food Bank - Variety of food and sundry items. Donations accepted.
*Food for Life - Meat which has been inspected and donated by area farmers. Available on an every other month basis; based on income and family size.
*Clothing Shop - Provides clothing and miscellaneous household items. Donations accepted.
*Referral Services- Information on a wide variety of services available in Northwest Iowa for those faced with situations they find difficult to solve.
*Client Advocacy - Assistance when help is needed with providers, organizations or difficult situations.
*Budget Counseling - Help for those experiencing difficulty managing their financial obligations.
*Special Projects - Clay County Community Christmas program, new hats and gloves, school supplies and more based on need and availability.
*Youth Enrichment

Hours:
Mon-Thu 7:30 am-4:30pm Fri 7:30 am - 11:00 am



It is not whether your words or actions are tough or gentle; it is the spirit behind your actions and words that announces your inner state.
-- Chin-ning Chu




Palo Alto County Outreach Center

36 Miles Away

2905 25th Street
Emmetsburg, IA 50536
(712) 852-3482

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Services:
*Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - supplemental help for winter heating bills
*LIHEAP Crisis Assistance - Assistance available in a life threatening situation for temporary shelter, fuel, blankets, heaters and furnace repair. Furnace replacement assistance for homeowners.
*Weatherization - Assistance with stopping infiltration of cold air into a home. Can include caulking, weather stripping and attic insulation.
*Adopt a Family - Christmas program in Palo Alto and Pocahontas Counties, which allows our needy families to be adopted out for Christmas. The lowest poverty levels are served first. Forms are available to enroll families October 1.
*Holiday Projects - Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets are given to the elderly or families based upon availability.
*Food Pantry

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



The cure for anger is delay.
-- Seneca




Kossuth County Outreach, Algona

50 Miles Away

117 East Call Street
Algona, IA 50511
(800) 873-1899

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Services:
*Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program: provides financial assistance for a portion of home heating bills for the winter months, emergency fuel deliveries, and assistance with furnace repairs or replacement. Qualified applicants may be eligible for Weatherization services in order to reduce the cost of energy consumption in their homes.

*Self-Sufficiency Development: FaDSS and Community Partners provide support through a home visiting process to assist families moving from welfare to work as well as to work with families coping with multiple challenges to self-sufficiency including financial crises or financial management.

Hours:
Mon Tue Wed 8 am - 4 pm Thu Fri Closed



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-- Rob Gilbert




C.A.R.E Team of Kossuth County

50 Miles Away

109 Lantry
Algona, IA 50511
(515) 395-2273

Services:
Reduce family stress via providing at no charge: baby supplies, clothing, furniture, miscellaneous

Hours:
Mon and Wed 1 pm-4 pm; Tue 10 am-2 pm, Thu 1 pm-5 pm
Fri 9 am-12 noon; 1 pm-4 pm



The greatest happiness comes from the greatest activity.
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