Aurora, NE
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 18 food pantries in the Aurora area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Aurora , NE 68818

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Aurora, NE 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 Aurora , NE.

Area Served:
Aurora , NE



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-- Virginia Ostman




Hamilton County Food Pantry

2 Miles Away

1118 N Street
Aurora, NE 68818
(402) 694-6979

Services:
FOOD PANTRY

Hours:
Tue 11:30 am-12:30 pm, Thu 5:30 pm-6:30 pm, Sat 9 am-10 am



A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
-- Walter Bagehot




Central Nebraska Community Services - Central City

18 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



Rapists die in fires.
-- Unknown




Salvation Army - Grand Island

19 Miles Away

818 West 3rd Street
Grand Island, NE 68801
(308) 382-4855

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Services:
COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY

EMERGENCY OVERNIGHT SHELTER provides lodging, hot meals and clothing for single men

TRANSITITONAL HOUSING for unattached single males

MEALS SERVED Mon-Fri 7 am-8:30 am and 4:15 pm-5:30 pm and Sun evening

DISASTER ASSISTANCE replacing damaged items with stock on hand in store; also provides meals, shelter and other emergency needs

YOUTH PROGRAMS Thursday afternoons during the school year 6:30 pm-7:30 pm

SUMMER CAMPS for all ages including Senior Citizens

THIFT STORE

CHURCH SERVICES Sunday mornings 10 am; Sunday School 9 am

BIBLE STUDY

SCHOOOL SUPPLY DISTIBUTION through 'Stuff the Bus', held in August; clients must have an agency referral and may contact Central Nebraska Community Services to get one - (308) 385-5500

THANKSGIVING MEAL SERVED 11 am-2 pm, Thanksgiving Day

VOLUNTEER OPPUNITIES available

Hours:
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm; Pantry: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon and 1 pm-3 pm; Meals 7 am-8:30 am and 4:15 pm-5:30 pm; Shelter:6 pm-7 am



In the heating and air conditioning trade, the point on the thermostat in which neither heating nor cooling must operate-around 72 degrees-is called the "Comfort Zone." It's also known as the "Dead Zone.".
-- Russell Bishop




Central Nebraska Community Services - Grand Island

19 Miles Away

2525 West Lincoln Highway
Grand Island, NE 68803
(308) 385-5500

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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

SUPPORTIVE HOUSING PROJECT (SHP) provides intensive case management services for the homeless in Hall County to assist them in securing permanent housing and becoming self-sufficient

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

SUPPLIES SUCH AS clothing, diapers, household items, and personal hygiene items

TAX PREPARATION for those with employment income only

COMMUNITY HELP CENTER offers referrals to services in the Hall County area

SSVF (Supportive Services for Veteran Families) helps veterans with housing

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-Fri 9 am-4 pm



Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers.
-- Anthony Robbins




Bread Box, The

20 Miles Away

309 North Way
Sutton, NE 68979

Services:
FOOD PANTRY

BACKPACKS with food provided to students at Sutton and Harvard Public Schools; the backpacks are distributed on Friday after school to program participants

Hours:
Sat 9 am-10 am and by appointment



Men, as well as women, are much oftener led by their hearts than by their understandings.
-- Lord Chesterfield




Blue Valley Community Action Partnership - York County

23 Miles Away

3401 North Lincoln Avenue
York, NE 68467
(402) 362-3516

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

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM distributes 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

FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM provides opportunities for low-income persons, 60 years or older, to provide supportive, person-to-person services in health, education, welfare or related settings to help alleviate the physical, mental, or emotional problems of children with exceptional or special needs; call (402) 223-6036

HOLIDAY PROJECT volunteers, community groups, and local businesses donate materials, food, toys and skills for seasonal holiday projects for low-income families; provides food packages and allowances to purchase clothes, shoes, coats, and household goods

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 low cost/below market rental housing to income qualified people; low to moderate income-based eligibility

THRIFT STORES provide 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

WOMEN, INFANTS, CHILDREN (WIC) is a health and nutrition program for at-risk breastfeeding, pregnant and post-partum women, and for infants and children up to age five; after medical and nutritional screening, food vouchers are given to qualified individuals; the Clinic is located in York

Hours:
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm



The last suit that you wear, you don't need any pockets.
-- Wayne Dyer




Salvation Army - Hastings

28 Miles Away

400 South Burlington
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 463-0529

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Services:
FOOD PANTRY

GAS vouchers for those with a verifiable medical need out of town

MENTAL HEALTH and addiction referrals

BUDGET assistance

UTILITY assistance

RENT assistance

SPIRITUAL support

SCHOOL SUPPLIES for Adams County students only; registration in July; must bring report card or registration for each student; distribution in August

CHRISTMAS food box and toys (children 10 yrs and under); applications start last week of Nov; call for exact dates

Hours:
Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon and 1 pm-5 pm



The figure of the enthusiast who has just discovered jogging or a new way to fix tofu can be said to stand or, more accurately, to tremble on the threshold of conversion, as the representative American.
-- Lewis H. Lapham




Hastings Food Pantry

28 Miles Away

Salvation Army
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 463-2911

Services:
EMERGENCY food pantry, referrals only

Hours:
Mon-Fri 10 am-4 pm



You are the land. The land is you.
-- Merlin




Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska - Adams & Clay County

28 Miles Away

422 North Hastings #203
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 463-7679

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Services:
COMMUNITY SERVICE COORDINATORS take applications for Mid-Nebraska Community Action programs and refer clients to other services and agencies in the community

RENT, rent deposit, mortgage, and utility assistance and GED test assistance

HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE

FOOD PANTRY

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT offers assistance for start-up and expansion of opportunities providing part time or full time employment. Services include research and assistance writing business plans, business loans in amounts of $100 to $5000, individual and group pre-business training, and technical assistance for existing small business

PRAIRIE LAND FOOD registration site - provides monthly food packages at a reduced cost

WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM offering insulation and sealing of direct penetrations; income may be up to 200% of federal poverty guidelines; serves owners and renters, with owner's permission

WIC, a supplemental nutrition education program which provides health referrals, breast feeding promotions and nutritious free foods to income eligible pregnant, breast feeding or postpartum women, infants and children up to age five; must meet income guidelines

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM for pregnant women, children under the age of six years, and those 60 years and older

READING IS FUNDAMENTAL PROGRAM allows the community to donate funds to purchase books, which are then distributed at community events

AFFORDABLE RENTAL UNITS (single family and duplexes)

VITA SITE FOR TAX ASSISTANCE for low income families Services limited to basic returns By appointment only.

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



A am realistic-I expect miracles.
-- Wayne Dyer




Catholic Social Services - Hastings

28 Miles Away

333 West 2nd Street
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 463-2112

Services:
FOOD PANTRY

EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE for rent and utilities

CLOTHING VOUCHERS

DAILY sack lunches

FURNITURE

SCHOOL SUPPLIES

HOUSING AND SUPPORT services for domestic violence victims

Hours:
Mon-Wed 9 am-12 noon and 1 pm-5 pm, Thu 10:30 am-12 noon and 1 pm-5 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon and 1 pm-5 pm



Faith is taking the first step, even when you don't see the whole staircase.
-- Martin Luther King, Jr.