The Urbandale Food Pantry is a collaborative community effort to reach out to our neighbors to provide food assistance with dignity and compassion. 7611 Douglas Ave., Suite 34/35, Urbandale. Hours: Monday-Thursday: 9:30am–6:30pm; Saturday: 8am-12noon. email:; phone: 515-251-6688.

Urban Harvest Garden is a community effort to help provide food to those in need in the Urbandale community, located behind Urban Heights Covenant Church, 7605 Aurora in Urbandale. email:; phone: 515-278-1371.

Move the Food is a community-wide initiative by the Des Moines Area Religious Council (DMARC) Food Pantry Network that works toward a day when everyone in Greater Des Moines has enough to eat.

Children & Family Urban Ministries (CFUM) provides meals before and after school in Des Moines.

Urbandale United Church of Christ hosts a free monthly community spaghetti supper on the first Wednesday of each month, 5:30pm. 3530 70th St., Urbandale.

Eat Greater Des Moines is a diverse group of individuals and organizations who collaborate to build a local and regional system for healthy food.

Cultivate Iowa promotes the benefits of food gardening and produce donation to create a sustainable future and healthier communities in Iowa.

Meals from the Heartland empowers volunteers from businesses, schools, churches, community organizations, and beyond, to package meals for delivery to malnourished people in Iowa, across the United States and around the world.

Ample Harvest helps 42 million home and community gardeners end food waste and hunger by educating and enabling them to donate their excess garden produce to one of 7,867 nearby food pantries across America.

Food Research & Action Center
is the leading national nonprofit organization working to eradicate poverty-related hunger and undernutrition in the United States.

Feeding America is a hunger-relief charity whose mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage the country in the fight to end hunger.

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