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What We Do

Clothing Closet and Food Pantry

Central Iowa Shelter & Services food pantry hours:

Sunday 2:00pm-6:00pm
Monday 8:00am-4:00pm
Tuesday 12:00pm-2:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-4:00pm
Thursday 10:00am-6:00pm
Friday 10:00am-6:00pm
Saturday 8:00am-12:00pm

Central Iowa Shelter & Services clothing closet hours:

Sunday 9:00am-11:00am
Monday 10:00am-2:00pm, 5:30pm-7:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am-2:00pm, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Wednesday 10:00am-2:00pm, 5:30pm-7:00pm
Thursday 10:00am-2:00pm, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Friday 10:00am-2:00pm; Additional Hours Every/Other Friday 1:00pm-3:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-11:00am

The closet has clothes for adult men and women of all sizes as well as shoes, coats, hats, gloves and other warm clothes. The clothing closet is one of the newest additions to Central Iowa Shelter & Services additional supportive services to the community. The clothing closet is open to anyone in the community in need of clothes. 

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

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 more information they 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


  • People Housed in 2016


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