Community Food System Program

Welcome to the Marshall County Food Access Website! 

We are striving to help food access and food insecurity in Marshall County. On this website you will find resources for available pantries in the area for community members, how to utilize pantries, how to donate, and other resources.

 

You can contact our office at anytime for more information.

Amy Pieper: County Director, apieper@iastate.edu

Chelsea Llewellyn: Program Coordinator, chelsea@iastate.edu 

641-752-1551

2024 Free Summer Lunch!

Marshall County School District is providing the community of free meals during the summer. Youth 18 years or younger can eat at the schools free this summer. Check out the detailed flyer below. 

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Marshalltown School District Pantries

Anyone in the community is welcome to use these pantries. Please call the individual school you are wishing to go to.  

Marshalltown Lenihan Intermediate School

212 W Ingledue St

Marshalltown, IA 50158

641-754-1160

Marshalltown Franklin Elementary

1315 W Main St

Marshalltown, IA 50158

641-754-1041

Marshalltown Hoglan Elementary

2306 S 3rd Ave

Marshalltown, IA 50158

641-754-1060

Marshalltown Anson Elementary

1016 S 3rd Ave

Marshalltown, IA 50158

641-754-1020

Marshalltown Miller Middle School

125 South 11th St

Marshalltown, IA 50158

641-754-1110

Marshalltown Fisher Elementary

2001 S 4th Street

Marshalltown, IA 50158

641-754-1030

 

Marshalltown Little Food Pantries

These are hosted by an organization, religious group, or other business, pantries provide free shelf stable, fresh, and sometimes prepared meals for individuals and families. Food pantries receive their food from donations and food banks. You do not need to fill out information to use these pantries.

First Presbyterian Church

101 South Center St
Marshalltown, IA 50158

Grace Church

110 North 2nd Street
Marshalltown, IA 50158

Hope United Methodist Church

2203 South 3rd Avenue
Marshalltown, IA 50158

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church        

201 East Church Street                                                                                  Marshalltown. IA 50158

Elim Church 

302 West Church St                                                                                                Marshalltown, IA 50158

First United Church of Christ

202 S 4th Ave                                                                                                          Marshalltown, IA 50158

Marshall County Extension Office

2608 South 2nd St, Lower Level                                                                               Marshalltown, IA 50158

9th Street & Summit 

211 N 9th St                                                                                                              Marshalltown, IA 50158

Anson Elementary - Temporary

1016 S 3rd Avenue                                                                                                   Marshalltown, IA 50158

Lenihan XLP

1917 Summit Street                                                                                                   Marshalltown, IA 50158


 

 

Marshall County Rural Community Little Food Pantries

These are typically hosted by an organization, religious group, or other business, pantries provide free shelf stable, fresh, and sometimes prepared meals for individuals and families. Food pantries receive their food from donations and food banks. You do not need to fill any information out to use these pantries. 


Gilman Library   

106 North Main Street
Gilman, IA 50106

LeGrand Little League Field   

502 W Julien Street
LeGrand, IA 50142

Laurel     

Hwy 14
Laurel, IA 50141

Haverhill Memorial Park          

105 Main Street
Haverhill, IA 50120

South of Liscomb City Hall      

201 Main Street
Liscomb, IA 50148

Albion Library 

400 N Main Street
Albion, IA 50005

Melbourne Community Center - Coming Soon!

613 Main St
Melbourne, IA 50162

St Paul Lutheran Church

605 1st Street North                                                                                                   State Center, IA 50247

Ferguson Bible Church - MCCF

395 2nd Street                                                                                                          Ferguson, IA 50078

New Horizons Methodist Church

224 Main St                                                                                                               Melbourne, IA 50162

Green Mountain United Church of Christ 

403 Woolston Street                                                                                                Green Mountain, IA 50632

Clemons Clippers 4-H Club

Clemons, IA 50051

Rhodes United Methodist Church

324 North Marietta Street                                                                                        Rhodes, IA 50234

 

Meal Programs

Meal Programs provide assistance programs that serve individuals who are hungry and need access to prepared meals or grocery items.

House of Compassion

Free Evening Meals Sunday-Friday:  5:00-6:15pm

Regular open hours:
Monday - Wednesday: 10:00am-12:00pm - 1:00pm-4:30pm
Friday: 10:30am - 1:30pm
Saturday: Closed 
Sunday: Closed

211 West Church Street

Marshalltown, IA 50158

641-752-5999

Contact Chad Hammer or chammar@houseofcompassion.net

State Center Meals on Wheels

State Center Specialty Care

Meal Service for Residents of State Center

Call 641-483-2812 to see if you qualify

Marshalltown - Meals on Wheels

Unity Point Health

Christian Community Cupboard – State Center

Free Evening Meal on the Last Monday of the month at 5:00 pm

Serving the needs of the West Marshall area

St. Joseph Catholic Church

 

Marshall County Pantries

Typically hosted by an organization, religious group, or other business, pantries provide free shelf stable, fresh, and sometimes prepared meals for individuals and families. Food pantries receive their food from donations and food banks 

Marshalltown Emergency Food Box

Open Monday-Thursday from 1:30pm - 4:30pm                                                   Open Friday 10:30am - 1:30pm

107 North 1st Street

Marshalltown, IA 50158

Sal's Cupboard

Open Monday-Thursday 9:30am-11:30am and 1:30pm -3:30pm and Friday 9:30-11:30

We offer a food pantry open to everyone in Marshall County and surrounding counties to visit once every 30 days. Our pantry helps ensure that individuals and families who are struggling to make ends meet get the food they need to survive and thrive. While planning your visit, please be sure to bring identification for yourself and everyone in your household as well as a piece of mail dated within the last 30 days.

107 West State Street

Marshalltown, IA 50158

Christian Community Cupboard 

Fourth Monday at 5:00 pm

Serving the needs of the West Marshall area

610 3rd Street SW, State Center, IA 50247

Treasured by God Ministries

310 West Church St                                                                                                  Gilman, IA 50106

Food pantry is open for all Marshall County Residents on 1-2 Saturday's per month. For schedule of food give away events go to Treasured by God Ministries Facebook Page.

 

A fee for service program, that provides technical support for strategic planning and specific consulting around food systems projects which may include coalition development, community food system assessments and technical assistance. Coalition development includes building trust and connections within communities and generating common vision mission and goals. Assessments involve understanding and researching the full food system from production to resource management or specific aspects of a community like a farmers market. Technical assistance can include specific project support and consulting relating to design, research, and additional areas. Examples of projects can be found at our website. Program contact: Courtney Long court7@iastate.edu 515-460-3227