Mission: The Montezuma Food Pantry is an emergency food pantry, with an average of over 300 households using the pantry on a monthly basis, and a client base of over 500 households, with a large portion of those clients being Grinnell residents. For example, in May 2022, 53% of clients shopping from the pantry shelves were from Grinnell, and we are seeing an increase of 23-31 new households every month with most of these having Grinnell addresses.
Location: Montezuma (20.2 miles from Grinnell College)
Needs: Assistance at pantry, grant-writing, outreach. We welcome your interest and assistance, so if you have ideas of ways to help, we are open to discussing them!
- Ongoing: yes
When is service needed: Absolutely year-round
Number of hours: Flexible, as much or as little as is possible
- In-person: yes
- Hybrid in-person/virtual possible: no
- Fully virtual possible: no
How to apply: Call Darla Wilson at 641-623-3275 or email email@example.com
Contact: Darla Wilson, 641-623-3275, firstname.lastname@example.org
Operation information: Most of our food is purchased from the Northeast Iowa Food Bank with monetary donations from the Montezuma community, our can recycling bin at Montezuma Supervalu, and holiday giving by businesses. Our fresh produce and name brand bread also comes from the food bank and our volunteers pick up salvage from Wamart and Hy-Vee several times a week.
Address: 501 N. Front Street SE Bldg, Montezuma, IA 50171
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