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Alta United Methodist Church - Lord's Cupboard
Alta, IA 51002
Details: The Lord's Cupboard operates as an ecumenically and community supported food pantry serving the Alta zip code community (city and rural) in Buena Vista County by providing food assistance and toiletry items to improve the quality of life for those in need without respect to income, gender, race, sexual orientation, or religion. The Lord's Cupboard serves approximately 1100 people per year (200 families). The Lord's Cupboard is funded and serviced through the generosity of the area Alta churches (who also provide volunteer staffing), local civic organizations, local community clubs, local ministerial association, Tyson Foods, Storm Lake Hy-Vee, Storm Lake Fareway, City of Alta, Alta Community Schools, Iowa Food Bank, Gull Wing Corporation, and individuals through cash donations, groceries, breads, meat, and toiletry items. The Lord's Cupboard is a charter member of the Iowa Food Network and a member of the Iowa Food Bank and receives yearly facility inspections from the same. The Lord's Cupboard has adequate shelving for food items, paper products, toiletry items, and also frozen food storage for up to 2000 pounds of meat. Storm Lake Hy-Vee provides weekly free distribution of breads and baked goods through the food pantry. The support and willingness of the Alta community has made a difference to keep the food pantry open since 1979. The Alta community wholeheartedly supports The Lord's Cupboard and the benefits it provides for those in need of food assistance.