Aurora, IA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 52 food pantries in the Aurora area.

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Aurora , IA 50607

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You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.
-- Ziggy

Independence Area Food Pantry

14 Miles Away

201 Second Avenue NE
Independence, IA 50644
(319) 334-2451

FOOD PANTRY: Provides food assistance to low-income families in Buchanan County Clients receive five days worth of non-perishable food and perishable food--milk, eggs, bread, and frozen meats. Clients must have a referral from a qualifying agency every time the pantry is visited 12 visits per year is allowed. Clients may (in hardship cases, be referred more often at the discretion of the Referral Agencies).

Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm

Real excellence and humility are not incompatible one with the other, on the contrary they are twin sisters. - Letters to Young Men.
-- Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

Buchanan County Offices - Fifth Avenue

14 Miles Away

210 Fifth Avenue NE
Independence, IA 50644
(319) 334-6411

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ASSESSOR Values all real and personal property in the county as a basis for the county board to levy taxes

AUDITOR: Manages county funds.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: Responsible for the county policies, county budge, set county tax levy, approve bonds and reports, economic development for the county

CASE MANAGEMENT: Provides services for individuals or families to help them deal with complex circumstances.

CENTRAL POINT OFCOORDINATON: Provides funding for mental health treatment and services for adults with mental illness, chronic mental illness, mental retardation and developmental delay.

COMMUNITY SERVICE: Provides emergency financial assistance for rent, utilities, home mortgage interest payment, food and nonfood items, bus tickets or gas money for people with state papers to get back and forth from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for medical appointments, one way bus tickets for the homeless to return to their home, or for someone to verify a job or a living arrangement Will to help with rental deposits, late fees or taxes

CONSERVATION DEPARTMENT: Buchanan County Conservation Department offers parks, natural areas, preserves, historic sites, wetlands, and many educational and recreational opportunities

COUNTY ATTORNEY: The attorney and legal advisor for the county who renders legal advice to county and district offices relative to official duties.

DMV: DMV provides commercial and non commercial drivers license's, photo ID's, driving manuals, driving tests, driving records, school permits, and parking permits

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: Conducts damage assessments and responsible for requesting federal assistance after a disaster. Finds other funding sources other than the government to assist residents with cleanup, repair and relocation when necessary

GENERAL ASSISTANCE: Provides assistance on a temporary basis for a limited period of time It can be used to pay for basic needs that include rent/lot rent; interest on original mortgage; utilities-gas, electric, and water; burial; and food vouchers for clients who are unable to work. Buchanan County prescription information may be obtained here also Can not be on Subsidized Housing

JAIL: Supervision, parole and community-based corrections

JUVENILE COURT SERVICES: Juvenile Court Services has jurisdiction over juveniles who violate criminal laws and who are in need of protection and/or advocacy as a result of abuse, neglect, or abandonment This is accomplished through probation, court, detention, adoption (Superior Court), and support services.

LAW ENFORCEMENT: Sheriff's office

RECORDER: Issues licenses for birth, boating, death, fishing, hunting, marriage and snowmobiles

TREASURER OFFICE: This office does tax collection for the county, issues motor vehicle titles and registrations, driver's license, financial management of county revenues

VETERANS AFFAIRS: Helps wartime veterans and their families of a wartime veteran with rent, utilities and limited medical expenses in times of need

Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
-- John F Kennedy

Fairbank Food Pantry

17 Miles Away

214 South Walnut
Fairbank, IA 50629
(319) 635-2655

FOOD PANTRY: Offers food to those in need

8:30 am-10 am the second and fourth Wednesday of each month

Opportunities are everywhere. The recession might be drawing to a close, but its continuing legacy is employers' reliance on short-term staff. There may be fewer jobs for life, but there are more jobs in a lifetime.
-- Lucy Benington

Delaware County Food Pantry

18 Miles Away

413 East Butler
Manchester, IA 52057
(563) 927-4439

The public is not able to come to the church and get food. Operation New View processes a person's application. If approved they call the food order in.
Provide three day emergency food supply.
REFERRALS: taken from county clergy members and county aid organization officers
Orders are filled on Mondays and Thursdays.

Monday/Thursday 8am-4pm

Enthusiasm is the greatest asset in the world. It beats money, power and influence.
-- Henry Chester

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

24 Miles Away

516 Rowley Street
Walker, IA 52352
(319) 448-4241

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FOOD PANTRY: Provides a food pantry to those in need.

Mon, Tue, Thu 8 am-5 pm, Fri 8 am-12 Noon, by appointment for food pantry

There is only one success-to be able to live your life in your own way.
-- Christopher Morley

St. Marys Catholic Church

29 Miles Away

402 Ash Avenue
Urbana, IA 52345
(319) 443-2447

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FOOD PANTRY: Provides a food pantry to those in need.

Wed 8 am-5 pm

Let me tell you the secret that has led to my goal: My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
-- Louis Pasteur

Countryside Vineyard

30 Miles Away

3467 Lafayette Road
Evansdale, IA 50707
(319) 433-1368

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CLOTHING: Accepts clothing for distribution

FOOD PANTRY: Provides food to those in need

Every other Sat 10 am-11:30 am

Some folks are so smart, they've gone stupid.
-- Unknown

Central City Senior Dining and Northeast Linn Food pantry

32 Miles Away

137 Fourth Street North
Central City, IA 52214
(319) 438-6691

CENTRAL CITY SENIOR DINING: A place for Seniors to congregate to eat, do crafts, games, talk or stay cool in the summer months

FOOD PANTRY: Provides a box of food to last a week or more

Mon-Fri 8 am-2 pm

Man knows more than he understands.
-- Alfred Adler

YWCA of Black Hawk County

33 Miles Away

425 Lafayette St
Waterloo, IA 50703
(319) 234-7589

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AQUAROBICS: Adapted Aquatics for persons with disabilities.

QUALITY TIME: Provides parenting education and peer support for parents with children of all ages A meal is provided Topics include self-esteem. personal health and wellness, family relationships, communication skills, decision-making and time management.

HEALTHY CHOICES/HEALTHY FAMILIES: Get ideas for quick healthy meals,smart snack ideas, dealing with picky eaters and how to make food dollars stretch.

KIDS BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL: Provides before and after school care at :
Blackhawk, Cunningham, Irving, Kingsley, Kittrell, Lincoln, Lou, Henry, Lowell and McKinstry Schools in Waterloo

LAS CHICAS: A program for Latino girls ages8-18. Participate in a variety of activities from goal setting, service activities, recreational, educational to cultural awareness activities

LATINO MOMS: Provides an opportunity for moms of Hispanic descent to meet and socialize English lessons are available.

LATINO SERVICES: Services provided by bilingual staff to address needs of Latino families. Includes translation, interpretation, referrals, and job assistance services.

PASS(PARENTS ACHIEVE SUCESS W/ SUPPORT): Program for parents between ages of 21-25. Focus on self-sufficiency and parenting skills. Snacks and child care provided at no cost to participants.

PARENT EDUCATION: Prevention program utilizing teen parents to present realities of teen parenting. Programs are scheduled.

RECREATION SERVICES: Anyone interested in fitness, recreation, physical skills classes.

RESIDENCE PROGRAM: Housing for women. Rooms are single occupancy. One room is handicapped accessible. Kitchen and laundry facilities are available

STORKS NEST: Provides parents with supplies, equipment and services for effective parenting Provides a store for baby equipment and apparel.

SUMMER DAZE DAY CAMP: A summer day care program which offers a wide range of activities. Breakfast and lunch are provided free.

SUMMER MEALS: Offers breakfast and lunch for youth during the summer months This program runs June 20th-July 29th

YPT: Hudson Elementary, Lincoln, Hanson, North Cedar at Lincoln Elementary in Cedar Falls

WIZE GIRLS: This program for girls in 6th, 7th or 8th grade that meets weekly during school year The girls participate in recreation and community activities

Mon-Fri 6 am-8 pm, Sat. 8 am-1 pm

He who knows much about others may be learned, but he who understands himself is more intelligent. He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
-- Lao-tse

St. Vincent De Paul - Waterloo

33 Miles Away

320 Broadway Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50703
(319) 232-3366

EMERGENCY FOOD BOX: Provides 3 to 5 day supply of non perishable food items Must see Northeast Iowa Food Bank First.

PERSCRIPTION MEDICATION AID: Provides limited financial aid with prescription medications.

RENT: Assists low income clients with rent and mortgage payments. Client must see County Agencies first.

THRIFT STORE: Provides assistance with furniture and clothing at no cost to the client.

UTILITY ASSISTANCE: Provides utility assistance for those in need

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

One who is too insistent on his own views, finds few to agree with him.
-- Lao-tse