How We Help

food & personal care | holiday feed-a-family

Food & Personal Care

The Urbandale Food Pantry offers:

  • groceriesNutritionally-balanced, 3-day supply of food based on family size, once per calendar month
  • Personal care products such as shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitary napkins, diapers and laundry soap, once per calendar month
  • Refrigerated/frozen foods and milk (when available), once per calendar month
  • Bread items (when available), daily
  • Fresh produce (when available), daily


Thanksgiving Feed-a-Family Program

ufp feed-a-familyIn 2017, the generosity of our community helped the Urbandale Food Pantry provide a Thanksgiving turkey or turkey breast to 1,191 families (up from 875 families in 2016).


Hours We Are Open*

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

*When Urbandale Schools are closed due to inclement weather, the Pantry will also be closed.

In 2019, the Pantry will be closing for holidays on these dates: January 1, April 20, May 25 & 27, July 3 (at 12:30), July 4, August 31, September 2, November 27 (at 12:30), November 28 & 30, December 24-26, and December 31 (at 12:30).


What to Bring

For Food Help:

  • a picture I.D. for the head of household
  • I.D.s for each member of the family requiring assistance