Food Pantries & Nutrition

The Salvation Army—Food Pantry

Please bring bags to carry items home.

301 N 2nd Ave. E
Newton, IA 50208

Phone: 641-792-6131

Hours: M–F 10am–11:45am & 1–3pm
Bread Line: Tues. & Fri. 9:30am–11:30am

Grace Church of Newton

1620 N 11th Ave. E
Newton, IA 50208

Phone: 641-792-1793

Hours: Monday 9am–1pm. Closed holidays that fall on Monday.

Colfax-Mingo Area Food Pantry

Organized by the Assembly of God Church

East Howard St.
Colfax, IA 50054

Phone: 515-674-4335

Hours: Mon–Sat. 8am–8pm by appointment only.

PCM Food Pantry

Organized by Monroe Presbyterian Church

115 S Main
Monroe, IA 50170

Hours: Mon–Thurs 9am–12pm, Mon 6–7pm

Free & Reduced Lunch Program

Income eligible children can have school lunch costs paid through the USDA. Please contact your child’s school in your area to get more information on income guidelines and requirements for this program.

WIC Program (Women, Infants & Children)—Mid-Iowa Community Action, Inc. (MICA)

WIC gives vouchers for formula, milk and nutritious food supplies, and medical referrals for income-eligible pregnant women, nursing mothers, and children to five years of age. Clinics are run out the MICA office in Marshalltown.

1001 S 18th Ave.
Marshalltown, IA 50158

Phone: 641-752-7162


Fax: 641-752-9724

Newton Farmers Market

Tuesday: June–end Sept.

N 2nd Ave. W
Newton, IA 50208

Prairie City Farmers Market

Thursday: May 30–end Sept.

Garden Square
Prairie City, IA 50228

Department of Human Services (DHS)

Provides assistance with childcare, nursing facilities and waiver programs. Determine eligibility for programs including food assistance, family investment, and Medicaid for families, children, elderly and disabled individuals.

115 N 2nd Ave E., Suite H
Newton, IA 50208

Phone: 641-792-1955


Fax: 641-792-5830

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PO Box 152
Knoxville, IA 50138

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