Meeting the basic need of hunger.
Catholic Charities Food Pantry– 1815 Hubbell Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50316
Without basic nutrition, it is difficult to think beyond day-to-day needs. Catholic Charities wants to help our clients fulfill their basic needs and help explore other barriers that our clients face.
Other pantries in the state:
- Food Bank of Iowa (central third of Iowa)
- Food Bank for the Heartland (western Iowa)
- Siouxland Food Bank (northwest Iowa)
- Northeast Iowa Food Bank (northeast Iowa)
- Riverbend Food Bank (east / southeast Iowa)
Catholic Charities Food Pantry is a partner in the DMARC Food Pantry Network. You can receive a three-day supply of food for you or your family once per month at no cost. To find out which pantry serves your area, use the DMARC mapping tool or call 515-277-6969.
Our food counter is open to anyone during business hours. Fresh produce, dairy products, rice, Meals from the Heartland, and beans are available while supplies last. Bread is available every day for families in need regardless of their address. Families may take up to two loaves per day per household.
Diapers and Infant Formula
Diapers and infant formula are available following the same guidelines as monthly food boxes.
USDA Non-Discrimination Statement
Catholic Charities Food Pantry upholds the USDA Nondiscrimination Statement. The statement can be read here: https://www.usda.gov/non-discrimination-statement