Atkins, IA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 69 food pantries in the Atkins area.

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Atkins , IA 52206

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Accept the challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
-- General George Patton

VA Outreach Center

12 Miles Away

1533 First Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 365-0898

CLOTHES CLOSET: Provides clothes to those in need

HEALTH CARE FOR HOMELESS: Helps Veterans get enrolled in health care at the VA Hospital in Iowa City

FOOD PANTRY: Offers a food pantry for Veterans Can be accessed once a month

PERSONAL HYGIENE: Offers showers, washer and dryer and personal care items

VA SUPPORTED HOUSING: VA section 8 program with mandatory case management Must agree to live in Johnson or Linn Counties, does not have to at time of application

VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION: Assists Veteran's in finding and obtaining employment

Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm

A difference, to be a difference, must make a difference.
-- James Farr

St. Vincent DePaul - Cedar Rapids

12 Miles Away

928 Seventh Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 365-5091

FINANCIAL HELP: Provides food, rent and utilities when funds are available NO FUNDS FOR GAS FOR AUTO'S OR BUS TICKETS

HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE: offers holiday assistance for those in need

SHELTER PAYMENTS : Provides the funds for a person to pay for the cost of saying in a shelter Funds provided once every three months

Food Pantry Hours Mon-Sat 9 am-2 pm, Financial Assistance Mon-Sat 9 am-2 pm
Mon-Sat 9 am-2 pm

The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
-- William Cowper

Seeds for Seniors

12 Miles Away

701 25th Street NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 731-1333

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FOOD PANTRY: Offers food, bakery goods, breads to seniors 55 and older all year round Offers fresh vegetables May-Aug Will deliver to shut-ins

MEDICAL ACCESSORIES CLOSET: Provides medical equipment and supplies for seniors

Tue, Thu 9 am-12 noon

The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a commodity as sugar or coffee and I will pay more for that ability than for any other under the sun.
-- John D Rockefeller

Salvation Army - Cedar Rapids

12 Miles Away

1000 C Avenue NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 364-9131

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CHRISTMAS DINNER: Free Christmas holiday dinner for anyone who wishes to attend Meal is served from 11:30am-1pm

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE: Services for transient families by direct request or agency referrals Local help with financial emergency

EMERGENCY DISASTER SERVICE: Basic furniture and household items, and clothing are available to disaster, fire and flood victims. Shelter is also provided.

FANS: Provides fans for those in need

FOOD PANTRY: Bring identification and Social Security card, can access every other month for a maximum of 6 times per year

FREE MEALS: Breakfast is offered Mon-Fri 8 am-9 am; lunch is offered Mon-Fri 12 Noon-1 pm

RECREATION: AAU basketball league Team basis No basketball during the summer months.

SENIOR PROGRAMS: Free fitness classes, crafts, sewing, potluck dinner, and socialization for the elderly. There may be fees for the group tours.

DAY CAMP: 9-10 week day camp for low income families

TOYS FOR TOTS AND HOLIDAY FOOD BOX: Christmas assistance to low income families

UTILITY ASSISTANCE: Provides assistance with gas, electric and water bills Appointments needed

WEATHER RELATED SHELTER for those needing respite from the summer heat or the freezing temperatures of winter The decision is determined by the local weather agencies Bring any items to keep you entertained and comfortable.

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 Noon,1 pm-4:30 pm

First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits, or they'll eventually conquer you.
-- Rob Gilbert

River of Life Ministries

12 Miles Away

3801 Blairs Ferry Rd NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 393-3709

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FOOD PANTRY: Food basket for those in need

Wed 8 am-12 noon

Fear of death has been the greatest ally of tyranny past and present.
-- Sydney Hook

Open Hands Food Pantry

12 Miles Away

6455 E Avenue NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 396-6608

FOOD PANTRY: Provides pre-packaged food to families in need once per month

Mon 5 pm-7 pm ,Wed,Fri 10 am -1 pm

The wise learn many things from their enemies.
-- Aristophanes

Olivet Neighborhood Mission

12 Miles Away

230 10th Street NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 364-7946

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ADULT SUPPORT AND LEARNING: Provides a social group that gives adults an opportunity to make positive social connections in their community Participants have the opportunity to take part in learning and sharing process that includes speakers from a variety of community resources and a range of activities that promote discussion and support members.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM: Offered during the school year the program meets daily from 2:30pm-5:45pm Children are provided with a safe, fun and learning environment after school

CLOTHING DONATIONS: Accepts clothing donations

CLOTHES CLOSET: Distributes free and reduced-price clothing and household items Items include clothing for infants to adults, clothing accessories, kitchenware and small appliances What is available is based on community donations that we receive Clients can shop during business hours and receive 160 free items daily if needed

COATS FOR KIDS: Distributes winter coats and apparel for children and adults in October

Limited food available for persons who have no other resources for this service. Persons can request a food box once a month

SCHOOL SUPPLIES: Offers school supplies to those in need

SUMMER RECREATION: Offered daily during the summer months from 8:30am-5:30pm Children receive nutritious snacks and a noon meal Activities include field trips, learning, recreational opportunities, and more

Tue-Fri 8:30 am -11:30 am, Sat 9 am -11:30 am

When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
-- Confucius

Mission of Hope

12 Miles Away

1537 First Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 362-5559

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ADDICTION SUPPORT: AAA (All Addictions Anonymous) each Tuesday at 7pm

BIBLE STUDY: Informal Bible study offered for all people (adults) of all Bible knowledge levels Free lunch offered

CLOTHING: Men's emergency clothes closet

CLOTHING DONATIONS: Only taking new men's socks and underwear,jeans,work boots, tennis shoes and men's,women's and children's new or gently used warm winter coats Call ahead

FOOD PANTRY: one bag of food (non-perishables and bread, as available) given out per address; must wait at least two weeks between visits to pantry

FREE LUNCH available from noon to 1:00 pm (or until food is gone) on Tuesdays through Friday, and the first Sunday of the month from 11:30 am-12:30 pm

RECOVERY BIBLE STUDY: Informal recovery Bible study for all people (adults) of all Bible knowledge levels, particularly those struggling with addictions and/or in recovery

Office hours: Tue - Sat 9 am-4 pm

I love humanity, it's the people I can't stand.
-- Linus

Metro Catholic Outreach

12 Miles Away

420 Sixth Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
(319) 739-5490

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FOOD PANTRY: Offers a food pantry for those in need The food pantry can be accessed once a month

RENT ASSISTANCE: Provides rent assistance to those in need

UTILITY ASSISTANCE: Provides utility assistance to those in need

FOOD PANTRY: Wed 1 pm-3 pm, Thu 10 am-12 Noon, 5 pm-7 pm; FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: by appointment only

One thing only I know, and that is that I know nothing.
-- Socrates

Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry

12 Miles Away

1251 Third Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 363-2029

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FOOD PANTRY: Food assistance available Tuesdays only from 3:30pm-5pm Up to eight food items of choice. Breads, pastries as available. May access one time per week. No qualifications, just a need for food.

Pantry available Tue 3:30 pm-5 pm, First Saturday of the month 10 am-12 Noon

Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy, and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
-- Helen Keller