Iowa City Food Pantries & Free Meals list

The extreme cold and school cancellations can add strain to our local families. Here is list of food resources in Iowa City and Iowa City Food Pantries & Free Meals:

Johnson County Crisis Center Food Bank 1121 S Gilbert Ct. Iowa City, IA 52240 Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 12-4:30pm Tuesday: 12-7:00pm Thursday: 9:30am-4:30pm Phone: (319) 351-0128

Iowa City Catholic Worker 1414 Sycamore Street Little Free Food Pantry is available Meal is served: Saturday 4-7pm Sunday 12-4pm

ICCompassion Food Pantry 1035 Wade St. Iowa City, IA 52240 Wednesday: 12-4pm (Free community meal from 5-6pm) Thursday: 5:30-7pm Phone: (319) 330-9883

The River Community Church Food Pantry Must be a resident of Iowa City 3001 Muscatine Ave. Iowa City, IA 52240 Wednesday: 12-5pm Phone: (319) 354-3118

Salvation Army 1116 S Gilbert Ct. Iowa City, IA 52240 Food items to take- Monday-Friday: 1-2pm Soup kitchen- Monday-Friday: Meal served at 5pm Sunday: Grab and go bag lunch at 9:30am Phone: (319) 337-3725

Free Lunch Program 1105 S Gilbert Ct. Suite 100 Iowa City, IA 52240 Monday-Saturday: 11:30am-1pm Phone: (319) 337-6283

Agape Café (Old Brick Church) Free made-to-order breakfast served during the school year (August-May) 26 E Market St. Iowa City, IA 52245 Wednesdays: 7-8:30am Phone: (319) 351-2626

Stay warm, Iowa City!

Recent News


The St. Raphael Church, conveniently located near the library at 722 E. College St., now has a food pantry as well. It just opened! Their hours are 12:30-4 on Tuesdays, 1:45-4 on Wednesdays, 11-3 on Thursdays, and 9:15-12:30 on Fridays. Check their website for more info:

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