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What We Do

Clothing Closet and Food Pantry

Central Iowa Shelter & Services food pantry hours:

Sunday 9:00am-11:00am
Monday 12:00pm-2:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-1:30pm, 2:30pm-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-1:30pm, 2:30pm-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-1:30pm, 2:30pm-4:00pm, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
Saturday 8:00am-2:00pm

The food pantry is supported by DMARC. Individuals can access the food pantry once per calendar month for each member of their family.

Central Iowa Shelter & Services clothing closet hours for the month of April:

The closet has clothes for adult men and women of all sizes as well as warmer clothing and winter accessories during cold weather. The clothing closet is open to anyone in the community in need of clothes. 

You can support the clothing closet by donating clothes, hats, gloves, coats, socks, underwear, etc. as well as by volunteering to keep the closet open and serving those in need. Donations of food and paper products as well as fresh produce, are welcome at any time for the food pantry.

For more information you can contact Jorie Hidri, the Volunteer & Donations Coordinator at 515-564-5752 or

Our Impact This Year

  • Bed Stays This Fiscal Year


  • Volunteer Hours


  • Lbs harvested from Mulberry Farms & Food in 2016


  • People Housed in 2016


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