The Urbandale Food Pantry (UFP) is a collaborative community effort to reach out to our neighbors to provide food assistance with dignity and compassion.

Hours of Operation*

Monday-Thursday: 9:30am–6:30pm
Saturday: 8am–12noon

*When Urbandale Schools are closed due to inclement weather, the Pantry will be closed.
In 2018, the Pantry will be closed for holidays on these dates: January 1, March 31, May 26-28, July 4, September 1-3, November 22-24, and December 24-26.

What You Need to Bring to Receive DMARC Food:

  • a picture I.D. for anyone 18 years old or older in the household requiring assistance
  • I.D.s for anyone under the age of 18 in the family requiring assistance

An I.D. is not required for TEFAP* foods.

*The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) is a Federal program that helps supplement the diets of low-income Americans, including elderly people, by providing them with emergency food and nutrition assistance at no cost. It provides food and administrative funds to States to supplement the diets of these groups.

Non-Discrimination Policies

The Urbandale Food Pantry does not engage in discrimination or harassment against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, order of protection order, genetic information, marital status, disability, sexual orientation (including gender identity), unfavorable discharge from the military, or status as a protected veteran, and will comply with all federal, state, and local nondiscrimination, equal opportunity, and affirmative action laws, orders, and regulations.

USDA: In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

  1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
  2. fax: (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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Where We Are

The Urbandale Food Pantry is located in the lower level (west side) of the Cedar Ridge Shopping Center at 7611 Douglas Ave., Suite 34/35.

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Staff Members

Executive Director:
Eileen Boggess

Assistants:
Carrie Stephens
Denise Thomas
Linzi Winton

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