Nebraska Food Banks >> Kearney Food Assistance

Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Kearney NE

Helping Hands Food Pantry
Kearney, NE 68847
Details: 2nd Sunday 2pm‐4pm; 3rd Saturday 11am‐1pm
Kearney Jubilee Center Thrift Store & Food Pantry
Kearney, NE 68848
Details: The mission of the Kearney Jubilee Center - God's Food Pantry is to supplement the nutritional needs of the most vulnerable in our community with healthy, wholesome food. Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
MID-Nebraska Community Action Partnership
Kearney, NE 68847
Details: The Mid-Nebraska Food Bank covers 31 counties in central and western Nebraska and distributes nearly 450,000 pounds of food a year. Counties served include: Adams, Brown, Buffalo, Chase, Clay, Custer, Dawson, Dundy, Franklin, Frontier, Furnas, Garfield, Gosper, Hall, Hamilton, Harlan, Hitchcock, Howard, Kearney, Keith, Lincoln, Merrick Norton, Nuckolls, Perkins, Phelps, Phillips, Red Willow, Sherman, Valley and Webster. he Mid-Nebraska Food Bank serves two types of charities: Emergency Food Pantries, where people needing assistance can pick up food for their own use and organizations that serve meals on site. This list includes residential treatment centers, day care centers, senior centers and homeless programs. The charities benefits as they only need to arrange transportation to one location to access a variety of products. The charities contribute 18 of the Food Bank's annual operating budget. Depending on the charities, they can serve 10-50% of their annual budget through utilizing the Food Bank. Emergency Food Pantries are eligible for USDA Commodities that they receive at no cost to them. The Nebraska Department of Food Distribution in turn pays the Food Bank a storage fee of of 16 cents a pound, providing 40% of our annual operating budget. Monetary donations are always welcome however, contributions are not limited to food and/or cash. Volunteers are always needed as well as donations such as computers, refrigerators, freezers, vacuum cleaners, file cabinets, mops, chairs, ink, copiers, and paper.