Ashland, NE
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 92 food pantries in the Ashland area.

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Ashland , NE 68003

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Do you know what happens when you give a procrastinator a good idea? Nothing!
-- Donald Gardner

Ashland Food Pantry

2 Miles Away

102 South 24th
Ashland, NE 68003
(402) 944-3489


By appointment

It is easier to fight for our principles than it is to live up to them.
-- Alfred Adler

Gretna Neighbors

10 Miles Away

Resurrection Lutheran Church
Gretna, NE 68028
(402) 916-9649

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE for utilities, rent, and medical expenses

SCHOOL supplies

FOOD pantry

BUDGETING assistance

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Abundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into.
-- Wayne Dyer

Saunders County Food Pantry

17 Miles Away

310 North Linden
Wahoo, NE 68066


Contact a Saunders County minister or priest

We are injured and hurt emotionally, Not so much by other people or what they say and don't say, But by our own attitude and our own response.
-- Maxwell Maltz

Christian Outreach Program Elkhorn (COPE)

18 Miles Away

832 North State Street
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 616-2330

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE for rent and utilities

REFERRALS for employment, housing, medical/dental care, legal assistance

Mon-Sat 10 am-12 noon, or by appointment

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed.
-- Michael Pritchard

Tri-City Pantry

20 Miles Away

302 American Parkway
Papillion, NE 68046
(402) 552-7061


Mon 6 pm-7:30 pm,Tue 11 am-3 pm, Thu 5:30 pm-7 pm, Fri 11 am-3 pm

Have no fear of perfection-you'll never reach it.
-- Salvadore Dali

Senior Farmers' Market Coupon Program

23 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

Every situation-nay, every moment-is of infinite worth; for it is the representative of a whole eternity.
-- Johann Wolfgang Goethe

Salvation Army - Lincoln

23 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

The components of anxiety, stress, fear, and anger do not exist independently of you in the world. They simply do not exist in the physical world, even though we talk about them as if they do.
-- Wayne Dyer

People's City Mission Distribution Center

23 Miles Away

2101 N Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 475-6888

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FOOD PANTRY provides bread, produce, meat, and perishable food distributed daily (available to a household once a week). Provides seven-day food baskets (available on an emergency basis).

DISTRIBUTION CENTER provides walk-in services for low-income families and individuals including clothing, bedding, kitchenware, household items, furniture, personal care items, and baby items.


Distribution: Mon-Fri 9 am-11:30 am and 1:30 pm-4 pm; Donations: Mon-Sat 8 am-5:30 pm, Sun 12 noon-5:30 pm

The less routine the more life.
-- Amos Bronson Alcott

Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach

23 Miles Away

2121 North 27th Street
Lincoln, NE 68503
(402) 477-4116

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SOUP KITCHEN providing lunch and dinner Mon-Sun

FOOD PANTRY - emergency bag of food provided, no more than once every 2 weeks. SNAP Program through the food bank comes the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month 5 pm-6 pm, and the 2nd and 4th Fridays 10:30 am-1 pm, to help individuals obtain food stamps.

HEALTH CLINIC the third Wednesday of each month 12:30 pm-2:30 pm

STREET OUTREACH and advocacy


GASOLINE assistance, first come first served first working day of each month; must show valid drivers license, registration, and car insurance once every 6 months. Bus pass referrals are available to take to Good Neighbor Center for one free bus pass, every 6 months.

NUTRITION COUNSELING for the homeless and low income by appointment only. Cooking classes are offered for children and adults.

VISION CARE for homeless or near homeless adults and children once in a lifetime

THANKSGIVING DAY dinner served 5:30 pm-6:30 pm; open as usual Christmas Eve and Christmas Day lunch served 11:30 am-12:30 pm, dinner served 5:30 pm-6:30 pm.

HOMELESS IDENTIFICATION PROJECT assists homeless people with obtaining birth certificates or other identification necessary for employment, housing and community services; must have no income; once in a lifetime.

LIFE SKILLS ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM offers a basic life skills class, once a week for six weeks, to help alleviate homelessness Classes cover parenting, budgeting, landlord/tenant issues, nutrition, employment skills, self-esteem and self-advocacy

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING for Chronically Homeless Men provides a sober living environment.

CASE MANAGEMENT for individuals and families who are eligible for the Homeless Voucher Program.

SHOWERS and LAUNDRY for homeless during regular business hours Mon-Fri only. Free haircuts are given once a month.

LEGAL AID offers free legal assistance on the 4th Tuesday of each month 12:30 pm-2:30 pm.

VETERANS AFFAIRS outreach worker comes every Thursday 11:30 pm-1 pm to provide information regarding benefits.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE counseling and evaluations for homeless individuals. Also a 15-hour Alcohol education class occurs the 4th weekend of each month. A fee is required to register for class. Clients can register by fax preferably on line.

AA MEETINGS Every Tuesday from 5 pm-6 pm

Mon-Wed 8:30 am-6:30 pm, Thu 8:30 am-1 pm and 5 pm-6:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-6:30 pm; Meals Mon-Sun 11:30 am-12:30 pm and 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.
-- Pilgrims

Indian Center, Inc.

23 Miles Away

1100 Military Road
Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 438-5231

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PROMOTES and strengthens cultural awareness by teaching cultural traditions among Native Americans

FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES offers emergency services, referrals and case management of basic necessities to low income families and individuals of all racial and ethnic groups. Diapers, low income Star Tran monthly passes, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, and holiday gift giving programs are offered Emergency rental or utility bill payment assistance to American Indian persons with eviction or disconnect notices may be provided, funds permitting.

FOOD PROGRAMS include commodity food to elderly, and pregnant women, or mothers with young children to age 6 on a monthly basis. Perishable food distribution is held twice weekly on Tuesdays at 1pm and Thursdays at 10am. Emergency food pantry applications accepted Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 1-3pm. Senior Diner's lunch served daily from 11:30am-12:30pm, free of charge.

HOUSING PROGRAM based in the city of Lincoln this program has over 142 units of rental housing for low-income families, elderly and handicapped residents. The housing properties include three complexes for the elderly and two for low-income. These units are managed by a private management company and Indian Center, Inc.

INFORMATION AND REFERRAL to local human service agencies and tribally-operated programs for specialized services, legal services to Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs, tribal legal services, or pro bono legal services and area senior citizens.

NEBRASKA INDIAN HEALTHY MARRIAGE PROJECT is designed to increase the number of Native American children raised by two parents in a healthy relationship through the use of culturally appropriate training materials. This project will help couples and individuals develop the skills and knowledge needed to form and sustain a healthy relationship.

NEBRASKA URBAN INDIAN CIRCLE OF CARE PROJECT will provide the urban Indian communities of Lincoln and Omaha with tools and resources to plan and design a holistic, community-based system of care to support mental health and wellness for their children, youth and families. Families and youth will work in partnership with public and private organizations to design mental health services and supports that are effective, that build on the strengths of individuals and address each person's cultural needs.

SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCE CENTER provides basic business development services for low-income persons, minorities, women and all racial/ethnic groups, new or existing businesses and refers clients to Nebraska Business Development Center for specialized services.

WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT PROGRAM provides GED instruction, job training placement assistance and help with educational goals, job search and placement for Native Americans.

YOUTH PROGRAM offers after school enrichment activities, homework help, and other special events


Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

Do or do not. There is no try.
-- Yoda