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Find Des Moines IA Food Banks, Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens

Homelessness In America is a free Des Moines IA directory. We hope you find our list of soup kitchens, food banks and food pantries helpful. If you can help, there are currently a tremendous number of nonprofits in Des Moines IA in need of donations, supplies, and especially volunteers.




How to Contact Your Des Moines IA Homeless Shelter or Support Center

  • Call ahead first, before you visit. Use the contact information we have provided.
  • Get your pen, pencil, or computer ready to take notes.
  • Make a note of the name of the person you contact, use it and remember it.
  • Be polite, the people on the other end could be your neighbors and they are simply volunteering their time.
  • Remember, the person you contact is likely to be underpaid for their work, if they are paid at all.
  • Many Des Moines IA nonprofit organizations or government offices are overwhelmed and in need both donations and volunteers.
  • Many homeless shelters and other shelters are full and have a long waiting list.
  • If the organization you contact has a waiting list be sure to ask how to get on their list.
  • If the center is unable to help you at this time, ask who else can help.
  • Let the person you contact know you found out about them through this free resource, Homelessness In America.

1. CROSS Ministries/Cottage Grove Food Pantry Popular 1050 24th St. Des Moines, IA 50311 515-279-8877


2. Downtown Food Pantry Popular 701 Grand Ave. Des Moines, IA 50309 515-243-1381


3. Food Bank Of Iowa Popular 2220 E 17th St. Des Moines, IA 50316 515-564-0330


4. Salvation Army - Des Moines (East) Food Pantry Popular 1216 East 25th Court. Des Moines, IA 50317 515-266-3156


5. Salvation Army - Des Moines Food Pantry Popular 1330 6th Avenue Phone Number: Des Moines, IA 50314 515-282-3422


6. St. Mary Family Center Popular 1815 Hubbell Ave. Des Moines, IA. 515-262-7290


7. Tru Vine HELPS Popular 1431 E. 32nd St. Des Moines, IA 515-202-7722



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