The food pantries dispense food to Benton County residents who are experiencing an emergency need for food. Please wear a mask.
Share Emergency Food Pantry-Shellsburg
108 Main Street SE, Shellsburg
Located at the upper unit of Shellsburg City Hall
2nd Saturday of month, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
4th Thursday of month, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
South Benton County Food Pantry
1212 8th Ave, Belle Plaine (across from City Hall)
Serves the southern portion of Benton County.
Tuesdays Only - 1:30 pm – 4 pm
Vinton Food Pantry
Located in the Benton County Service Center (formally West Elementary School)
811 D Ave. Ste 26 (west entrance)
Serves Benton County residents living north of the E44 blacktop.
Tuesdays Only - 10 am - 3 pm
4th Tuesday of the month 4pm - 6pm
Donations can be mailed to:
Benton County Food Pantry
PO Box #3
Vinton, IA 52349
Mobile Food Pantry:
Wesley United Methodist Church, 516 2nd Ave, Vinton (3rd Saturday of the month, 10-11)
Belle Plaine Community Center, 1309 5th Ave, Belle Plaine (Last Wednesday of the month, 11-Noon)