Resources for families that may need assistance with food and essentials

 
Scotts Bluff Scottsbluff meals 16th empirme 16th empire is giving free lunches to childern under the age 18 they are grab-and-go 
  Omaha Drive-up pantry All Saints Episcopal Church 9302 Blondo St, Omaha from 8:30 am-10:00 am
Lincoln Lancaster Free Internet Allo Offering Free internet, call 402-480-6550
Lincoln Lancaster Free Internet Allo Offering Free internet, call 402-480-6550
Lincoln Lancaster Meals for students Arnold Elementary, Lincoln Lunch available for pick up fro 11:00-12:30 pm while supplies last, student must be present
Battle Creek Madison Meals Battle Creek School Breakfast and lunch can be ordered by calling the school 402-675-2235.
Lincoln Lancaster Meals for students Belmont Elementary, Lincoln Lunch available for pick up fro 11:00-12:30 pm while supplies last, student must be present
Lincoln Lancaster Sack Lunches Bethany Coffee Bethany Coffee 1113 N Cotner Blvd. Free sack lunch for any child.
Scotts Bluff Scottsbluff meals  Bluff Bar Bluffs Bar  is giving free lunches to children under the age 18 they are grab-and-go 
Lancaster Lincoln Food etc Center for People in need Diaper, food distribution changing to drive-thru format, Mon-Fri 10:00 am - 1:00 pm and Tuesdays from 4:00-6:00 pm.  Clients are limited to 1 distribution a week.  402-473-4357.
Douglas Bellevue Drive-up pantry Church of the Holy Spirit 3/28 at 1305 Thomas Dr, Bellevue from 10:00am -12:00pm
West Point Cuming  Meals Dairy Queen Students k-12 can receive a free meal from 11-2 on Saturdays and Sundays through April 5th.
Wayne Wayne  Meals  Dairy Queen Students k-12 can receive a free meal from 11-2 on Saturdays and Sundays through April 5th.
O'Neill Holt Meals  Dairy Queen  Students k-12 can receive a free meal from 11-2 on Saturdays and Sundays through April 5th.
Lancaster Lincoln Meals Food Bank of Lincoln www.lincolnfoodbank.com for schedule 
Grand Island Hall Grab n' Go Meals for Students Grand Island Public Schools Meals will be distributed via a drive-through model. Children will be given a breakfast bag intended for the next day and a sack lunch. One meal per student will be available from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. while supplies last. GIPS said no one will be allowed inside the building for any purpose.
Grab ’n’ Go meals for children will be served at the main entrance of the following locations, unless noted otherwise:
— Walnut Middle School; 1600 N. Custer Ave.; Door 23 (east entrance)
— Knickrehm Elementary; 2013 N. Oak St.
— Seedling Mile Elementary; 3208 East Seedling Mile Rd.
— Dodge Elementary; 641 S. Oak St.
— Howard Elementary; 502 W. 9th St.
— Lincoln Elementary; 805 N. Beal St.
— Starr Elementary; 1800 S. Adams St.
Special dietary accommodations will be available at all feeding sites for peanut allergies, and soy milk will be available for students with lactose intolerance. If your child requires more specific dietary accommodations, please call Nutrition Services at (308) 385-5900 ext. 1126.
Lincoln Lancaster Meals Granite City Granite City is providing free sack lunches from 11-2 this week.
Lincoln Lancaster Meals for students Hartley Elementary, Lincoln Lunch available for pick up fro 11:00-12:30 pm while supplies last
Douglas Omaha Pantry Heart All pantry services will be “express” (pre-made pantries to go) to limit the wait time and cut down on foot traffic at the Center.
Omaha Douglas Food Pantry Heartland Food Bank MARCH 28th:  All Saints Episcopal Church 9302 Blondo St. Omaha, NE 68134 8:30AM-10AM
Plattsmouth Cass Food Pantry Heartland Food Bank MARCH 20th:  Plattsmouth Bible Church 1602 1st Ave. Plattsmouth, NE 68048 4pm until out. 
Bellevue Sarpy Food Pantry Heartland Food Bank MARCH 25th:  Mission Middle School 2202 Washington St. Bellevue, NE 68005 5PM-6:30PM
Bellevue Sarpy Food Pantry Heartland Food Bank MARCH 28th:  Church of the Holy Spirit 1305 Thomas Dr. Bellevue, NE 68005 10AM-12PM
Gibbon Buffalo Food Pantry Heartland Food Bank 03.20.20 Fri 930a-Out Buffalo CAP of Mid-Nebraska Gibbon Public School 1030 Court St, Gibbon, NE 68840
Columbus Platte Food Pantry Heartland Food Bank 03.21.20 Sat 11a-1p Platte Cristo Para Las Naciones 2700 - 33rd Ave, Columbus, NE 68601
Pierce Pierce Food Pantry Heartland Food Bank 03.21.20 Sat 12p-1p Pierce * Plainview Ministerial Watson Building 305 E Park Ave (HWY 20) Plainview,NE 68769
Hastings Adams Food Pantry Heartland Food Bank 03.21.20 Sat 930a-1130a Adams * United Harvest First United Methodist 614 N Hastings Ave, Hastings, NE 68901
West Point Cumings Food Pantry Heartland Food Bank 03.21.20 Sat 830a-Out Cuming Salvation Army Pantry Trinity Church 900 E Decatur St, West Point, NE 68788
Bloomfield Knox Food Pantry Heartland Food Bank 03.21.20 Sat 1230p-Out Knox St Mark's Lutheran Church 101 S Broadway St, Bloomfield, NE 68718
Omaha Douglas Food Pantry Heartland Food Bank 03.26.20 Thurs 430p-630p Douglas Douglas County Wakonda Elementary 4845 Curtis Ave, Omaha, NE 68104
Stratton Hitchcock Food Pantry Heartland Food Bank 03.28.20 Sat 9a-11a Hitchcock Hitchcock County Stratton Elementary Gym 605 Bailey St, Stratton, NE 69043
St Paul Howard Food Pantry Heartland Food Bank 03.28.20 Sat 10a-1130a Howard St Mark's Lutheran Church 1306 Howard Ave, St Paul, NE 68873
Wayne Wayne Food Pantry Heartland Food Bank 03.28.20 Sat 10a-1130a Wayne Wayne County Our Savior Lutheran Church 421 Pearl St, Wayne,NE 68787
Columbus Platte Food Pantry Heartland Food Bank 03.28.20 Sat 10a-12p Platte Simon House Wunderlick's Catering 304 - 23rd St, Columbus, NE 68601
Douglas Omaha Pantry Heartland Hope Mission Pre-packed food boxes will be provided. These boxes will include milk, meat, produce, bread, and canned and boxed goods. The food should last for 7 – 9 days.   Current clients who are elderly or have compromised immune systems can have a caseworker, friend or family pick up their food box IF they send the person with their photo ID and a letter giving the person permission to pick up their food.  (402) 733.2077 2021 U St  Omaha, NE 68107
Kearney Buffalo Hot Meals USA Food Truck Jubilee Center Free Take Away meals from 11AM to 2PM. Monday through Saturday. If you are homebound and need delivery, contact the Jubilee Center at 303-234-3880.
Kearney Buffalo Jubilee Food Pantry Jubilee Center Hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1-5PM. Tuesdays from 9AM to 1PM, and Saturdays from 10AM to 2PM. 
Kearney Buffalo Jubilee Community Meals Jubilee Center Take Away evening meals can be picked up or delivered(if requested) between 5:30PM and 6:30PM.
Kearney Buffalo Food For Children Kearney eFree Church Free "Home for Now" bags with kid-friendly food. No qualification requirements can come as often as needed. 4010 7th Ave Kearney NE at North Doors. Call 308-455-3302
  Council Bluffs Drive-up pantry Kreft Primary School 3/24 at 3206 Renner Dr, Council Bluffs from 4:30-5:30
    Meals for students Learning Community of South Omaha 2302 M Street Will be distributing evening meals from 3 drive-up locations. Community Meals will be distributed this week for families with school-aged children and will include meals for 2 adults and 1 meal for each child in the car and 1 additional child’s meal. No ID or sign in is required. March 17-20 4:00-6:00 pm 
Ashland Saunders Food Pantry Lincoln Food Bank Ashland VFW, 102 S. 24th St. (3:00-4:00 p.m.)  March 23; April 27; May 18*; June 22; July 27; Aug. 24; Sept. 28; Oct. 26;
Nov. 23; Dec. 21.
Beatrice Gage Food Pantry Lincoln Food Bank Beatrice 4H Inc, Gage County Fairgrounds, 1115 W. Sco􀆩 St. (Noon - 1:00 p.m.) April 13; May 11; June 8; July 13;
Aug. 10; Sept. 21*; Oct. 12; Nov. 9; Dec. 14.
Crete Saline Food Pantry Lincoln Food Bank Crete Doane University, Butler Gym (Noon-1:00 p.m.) April 21; May 19; June 16; July 21; Aug. 18; Sept. 15; Oct 20;
Nov 17; Dec 15.
David city Butler Food Pantry Lincoln Food Bank David City Auditorium, 699 Kansas St. (11:00 a.m.-Noon) March 25; April 22; May 27; June 24; July 22; Aug. 26; Sept. 23;
Oct. 28; Nov. 25; Dec. 23.
Fairbury  Jefferson Food Pantry Lincoln Food Bank Fairbury 4-H Building, Jefferson County Fairgrounds (Noon-1:00 p.m.) April 8; May 13; June 10; July 8; Aug. 12;
Sept. 9; Oct. 14; Nov. 11; Dec. 9.
Fairmont Fillmore Food Pantry Lincoln Food Bank Fairmont American Legion, 525 Jefferson St. (2:30-3:30 p.m.)April 14; May 12; June 9; July 14; Aug. 11; Sept. 8;
Oct. 13; Nov. 10; Dec. 8.
Falls City Richardson Food Pantry Lincoln Food Bank Falls City Prichard Auditorium, 312 W 17th St. (Noon-1:00 p.m.) March 27; April 20*; May 22; June 26; July 24; Aug. 28;
Sept. 25; Oct. 20*; Nov. 19*; Dec. 17*.
Hebron Thayer Food Pantry Lincoln Food Bank Hebron Stastny Community Center, 1350 Dove Road (11:00 a.m.-Noon) Jan. 14; Feb. 11; March 10; April 14; May 12; June 9; July 14; Aug. 11;
Sept. 8; Oct. 13; Nov. 10; Dec. 8.
Nebraska City Otoe Food Pantry Lincoln Food Bank Nebraska City 1st United Methodist Church, 1023 1st Ave. (Noon-1:00 p.m.) March 20; April 17; May 15; June 19; July 17;
Aug. 21; Sept. 18; Oct. 16; Nov. 20; Dec. 18.
Peru Nemaha Food Pantry Lincoln Food Bank Peru Peru State College, AWAC Bldg. (Noon-1:00 p.m.) April 10; May 8; June 12; July 10; Aug. 14; Sept. 11; Oct. 9;
Nov. 13; Dec. 11.
Seward St Seward Food Pantry Lincoln Food Bank Seward St. John’s Lutheran Church, 919 N. Columbia (4:30-5:30 p.m.)  March 24; April 28; May 26; June 23; July 28; Aug. 25;
Sept. 22; Oct. 27; Nov. 24; Dec. 22.
Columbus Platte Food Pantry Lincoln Food Bank Steinauer Knight of Columbus Hall, 605 3rd St. (11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)  March 24; April 28; May 26; June 23; July 28; Aug. 25;
Sept. 22; Oct. 27; Nov. 24; Dec. 22.
Tecumseh Johnson Food Pantry Lincoln Food Bank Tecumseh First Bap􀆟st Church, 333 Jackson St. (Noon-1:00 p.m.) April 7; May 5; June 2; July 7; Aug. 4; Sept. 1; Oct. 6;
Nov. 3; Dec. 1.
Lincoln Lancaster Meals for students Lincoln High School, Lincoln Lunch available for pick up fro 11:00-12:30 pm while supplies last, student must be present
Lincoln Lancaster Meals for students Lincoln Northeast High School, Lincoln Lunch available for pick up fro 11:00-12:30 pm while supplies last, student must be present
Lincoln Lancaster Meals Lincoln Tree of Hope Coordinate the adoption of a family/families in need or sign up to deliver food to those in need.
Norfolk Madison Meals Little Panthers  For families with students enrolled in Little Panthers, they can reach out to the child's teacher for resources for food.
Lancaster Lincoln Meals for students LPS Backpack program Regular schedule, Friday afternoon pickup
Lincoln Lancaster Information in other languages Lutheran Family Services Here is a link that has updated information about the Coronavirus in other languages: https://switchboardta.org/blog/a-round-up-of-multilingual-resources-on-covid-19/?mc_cid=55a6c15918&mc_eid=f1f4d8aaab
Mildard Douglas Meals for students Millard Central Middle School: 12801 L Street Will be distributing evening meals from 3 drive-up locations. Community Meals will be distributed this week for families with school-aged children and will include meals for 2 adults and 1 meal for each child in the car and 1 additional child’s meal. No ID or sign in is required. March 17-20 4:00-6:00 pm 
  Bellevue Drive-up pantry Mission Middle School 3/25 at 2202 Washington St, Bellevue from 5:00-6:30 pm
Norfolk Madison Co./Norfolk Meals Norfolk Rescue Mission Mission is serving breakfast, lunch and dinner to all. 
Lincoln Lancaster Meals for students Northstar Foundation: 4242 N 49th Ave Will be distributing evening meals from 3 drive-up locations. Community Meals will be distributed this week for families with school-aged children and will include meals for 2 adults and 1 meal for each child in the car and 1 additional child’s meal. No ID or sign in is required. March 17-20 4:00-6:00 pm
Douglas Omaha Food Pantry Omaha Public Schools Call 531-299-0220
Omaha Douglas Community Meal Distribution Omaha’s philanthropic community & OPS Community Meal Distribution Tuesday, March 17 - Friday, March 20 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Three Drive-Up Locations: NorthStar Foundation - 4242 N 49th Avenue,  Learning Community of South Omaha - 2302 M Street,  Millard Central Middle School - 12801 L Street. Community Meals will be distributed throughout the week for families with school-age children. The distribution will include meals for two adults and one meal for each child present in the car plus one additional child’s meal. No identification or sign-in will be required.
ALL Douglas Utilities OPPD Omaha Public Power District will suspend disconnections for non-payment through April 30th
Lincoln Lancaster Meals for students Park Middle School, Lincoln Lunch available for pick up fro 11:00-12:30 pm while supplies last, student must be present
Pierce Pierce Food For Children Pierce Fire and Emergency Response Message FB group Pierce Fire Community Emergency Response Team to ask for help. All confidential
  Plattsmouth Drive-up pantry Plattsmouth Bible Church 1602 1st Ave, Plattsmouth, 4:00 pm until out
Norfolk Madison Gym Ponca Tribe of NE The Norfolk GYM and Exercise room will be closed until further notice
Omaha Douglas Food Pantry Project Hope Project Hop 6201 N 60th St. Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11AM-3PM
Madison Madison Meals Public School Sack lunch will be provided with meal and breakfast for the next day. For ages 0-18, Pick up locations will be High School, Madison Elementary, Soft ball, Parking lot N of Burrito King. 
Scotts Bluff Scottsbluff meals  Scottsbluff High School Scottsbluff School having have a grab and go snack lunch starting on 3/28/2020
ALL ALL Food SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program can help if you are facing loss of wages due to school or business shut-down related to COVID-19. Contact SNAP Outreach Team at 855-444-5556
Omaha Douglas Food Pantry St. Vincent De Paul  St. Vincent De Paul 2102 Levenworth St. Tuesday, Thursday 9AM-12:30PM
Douglas Omaha Sack Lunches State Farm 2504 S 13th St, Omaha, on March 17 & 19 from  12:00-2:00
Norfolk Madison Sack Lunches The Link Link is supplying sack lunches for those in need. For sure on 3/16 and 3/17 possibly more if the supplies last. Can stop to pick up or they will deliver bulk orders. Call 402-371-5310 with questions.
Norfolk Madison Mobile Kitchen The Salvation Army Salvation Army is serving meals from the mobile kitchen. I believe it usually parks at the park. 
Norfolk Madison Zone Meals on Wheels The Zone Zone students in need of meals can message The Zone of FB/Insta or call402-316-7037 and a meal can be delivered. Alos, they will try to accommodate other requests. 
Norfolk Madison Co./Norfolk Meals for students The Zone Alexis is preparing a hot meal and delivering to school-age children. Cell phone #402-316-8185. Zone #402-316-7037. 
Douglas Omaha Pantry Together Inc. Omaha Together now serve our community through the loading dock with a box of food per household. Pantry Hours:  Monday 10:00 am –  4:30 pm, Tuesday  9:00 am –  4:30 pm, Wednesday  9:00 am –  4:30 pm, Thursday  9:00 am –  4:30 pm, Friday  9:00 am –  2:00 pm. 812 S 24th Street  Omaha, NE 68108 1 (402) 345-8047 
Lincoln Lancaster Food Pantry Unknown Belmont, Arnold, Hartley Elementary Schools. Monday-Friday 11AM-12:30PM Student must be present.
  Omaha Meals for students Westside Elementary Beginning 3/16 from 8:30 am -1:00 pm will be giving each family 5 days worth of breakfast and lunch to take home
  Council Bluffs Drive-up pantry Wilson Middle School 3/16 at 715 N 21st, Council Bluffs from 4:30-6:00
York York Requested Needs York Eagles Auxillary#3990 York Eagles will gather supplies as needed and help as many people as possible. Call 402-362-6751
Douglas Omaha Boxed Meals Youth Emergency Services Mon-Fri 1-3
Kearney Buffalo Food Pantry Salvation Army Premade food bags can be picked up at the thrift store when it opens, Monday- Saturday 10AM-6PM.
Kearney Buffalo Food Pantry Faith United Methodist Church Pantry will open upon request.  Will need to call 308-237-2550 to set up an appointment to receive emergency food bag.
Kearney Buffalo Meals Peterson Senior Center Must be 60 or over. Will need to call the day before to request a meal pick-up. Pickup will begin on March 23rd from 11:30AM-12:30PM. Please call 308-233-3290.
Kearney Buffalo Utilities City of Kearney City of Kearney, Northwestern, and Black Hills have all stated that they will be suspending disconnections. Individuals MUST call to notify their companies that they are unable to pay so arrangements can be made on accounts.  • City of Kearney 308-233-3221 OR 308-233-3240
Kearney Buffalo Utilities Northwestern City of Kearney, Northwestern, and Black Hills have all stated that they will be suspending disconnections. Individuals MUST call to notify their companies that they are unable to pay so arrangements can be made on accounts.     • Northwestern   1(800)245-6977
Kearney Buffalo Utilities Black Hills City of Kearney, Northwestern, and Black Hills have all stated that they will be suspending disconnections. Individuals MUST call to notify their companies that they are unable to pay so arrangements can be made on accounts.   • Black Hills (888) 890-5554
Kearney Buffalo Gas First United Methodist Church First United Methodist church can only assist with gas vouchers at this time. Call 308-237-3158 for questions. 
Leigh Colfax Meals Elementary School Grab and Go Lunch is available for K-12 students starting 3/23/2020. Must contact the office by 9 am to pick up between 11-12. Number to call is 402-487-3301
Wayne Wayne Meals Wayne Jr./Sr. High and Wayne Early Learning Weekly backback programs will be available to those enrolled at the Carroll Library on Fridays during 11-1. 
Holt O'Neill Meals Developing Eagles Meals will be distributed on Mondays and Wednesdays. On Monday you can get 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches per child. On Wednesday you get 3 breakfasts and lunches. Meals can be picked up between 7:30-10:30. Meals will be bagged and sitting on a table in the entryway. Any child in the home between ages 1-18 as well as any student enrolled in O'Neill public 21 program is eligible. 
Wayne Wayne Meals  Our Savior Lutheran Church Wayne Food Truck on 3/28/2020 - All food will arrive pre-boxed and will be distributed in the parking lot. Please come by 9:30 to receive a #. Remain in your vehicle until your turn. 5th and Main. For questions call First United Methodist Church at 402-375-2231
Dakota South Sioux City Meals  South Sioux City Community Schools  Free meal provided at the following locations with a child present. Open M-F 8:30-12:00. Each meal consists of breakfast and lunch.  SSC Middle School Door #1, E. N Swett Elementary Door #1, Harney Elementary Door #1, Lewis and Clark Door #7, Dakota City Door #1, Cardinal Door #11, and Covington Door #3. 
Norfolk Norfolk Meals Salvation Army Emergency Food Pantry and All other assistance - please stay in your vehicle and call 402-379-4663. They are now offering drive-up service.
Pierce Pierce Library Lied Pierce Public Library The library will be closed to the public at least through March 31st. 
Norfolk Norfolk Tribal Baskets Ponca Tribe of NE The Tribe is working on acquiring necessary supplies for Tribal Elder Care Baskets. They are attempting to contact via phone and will announce delivery /pickup next week. If you need further assistance please call Community Health worker in your area: Norfolk/Niobrara/Sioux City - Miranda 402-371-8834/Katy 402-847-3391   Omaha/Lincoln - Nancie 402-734-5275
Pierce Pierce School School All Schools are closed until further notice
Colfax Clarkson School School Schools are closed until further notice
Schuyler Colfax School School Schools are closed until further notice
Howells Colfax School School Schools are closed until further notice
Fremont Dodge Meals Fremont Public School Starting 3/23 one breakfast and one lunch per student per day children ages 1-18, child must also be present. Locations are: Bell Field Elementary, Linden Elementary, Washington Elementary. Pickup time is 10-1.
Columbus Platte Meals Columbus Public School The lunch program starts on 3/19. Bag lunch can be picked up between 10-1. It will contain a lunch and breakfast for the next day. Locations are: Centennial - Front Door, Lost Creek - SE Kdg door, Emerson - Front Door, North Park - door by Kdg. Entrance, West Park - front door, CMS - activity entrance, and CHS - front door.
Winnebago Thurston Meals Winnebago Public School WPS is serving breakfast and lunch to anyone 1-18 as long as you live in Winnebago. Call the 24 hr hotline 402-878-2930 and follow the prompts.8:30 is the cut off for the day, any calls after that will be for the next day. Breakfast is available 8-9 with delivery upon request, lunch is pick up or delivery from 11-1.
Macy/Walthill Thurston Meals Omaha Nation Public Schools Starting on 3/25 - Available to all UNPS students 0-21. Delivery will be made to 5 locations on Wednesdays. Each household is to send one person to pick up at their designated site. 5 days' worth of breakfast and lunch will be provided for each eligible member in the family. it is up to the family to ration the food.                Entrance to football field 10-1030 (Yellowsmoke Street, Lodges, Missouri Street, Chief Street, UNPS Teacher Apartments, Elk Street)      Housing Lot 1045-1115 (Skunk Hallow, Flood Road, Omaha Way, Thunder Circle, Heritage hills)    Cart T Curtis Lot 1130-1200 (Sunrise, Senior Circle, Tower Hill, Omaha Senior Living, Indian Hills Drive)    First Entrance of West Projects 1200-1230 (All of West Projects)     Out of Town (Delivery will be made to your home between 10-1230, please watch for the van and promptly come to the van when they honk)    City Park Walthill 1200-1230 (All of Walthill.