***COVID-19 UPDATE: Food to You Distributions are suspended for the time being. We will instead be working with Feeding South Dakota's citywide distribution.

The collaborative effort includes Feeding South Dakota, the Helpline Center, Faith Temple Food Giveaway, Corona Help Sioux Falls, and the Salvation Army. The food distribution is meant to provide supplemental food to households during the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals and families are eligible to receive food every other week. Distribution is Tuesday and Thursday from 12:00PM to 8:00PM at the W. H. Lyon Fairgrounds (use the NORTH entrance off of Madison St.).

If You Need Assistance: 

You only need to sign up 1 time, but you will need to verify your information, household, and income each time at the distribution site. Register at https://www.helplinecenter.org/foodsf/.

If You'd Like to to Help:

Sign up to volunteer to pack emergency Food Boxes at https://feedingsouthdakota.volunteermatrix.com/-sf.

Sign up to volunteer at a Food Distribution at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040848aeaa22a3f94-community.

We will continue to monitor the recommendations of public health officials, and adjust our distributions accordingly.***

Food To You Mobile Food Pantry

If you need help feeding the members of your household, you are welcome to visit the Food To You Mobile Food Pantry when it comes to your part of town each month with groceries and household items.

Food distribution is at 6:00-7:00pm on each Thursday. See Locations for more details.

  • No need to come early; all will be served.
  • Proof of income is not required, but please bring some form of ID.
  • Households may use the Mobile Food Pantry only once a month and only one person from a household may receive food for the people at that address.

Charis Ministry Partners

The Mobile Food Pantry is sponsored as a service in the Sioux Falls area by Charis Minisry Partners, a non-profit organization of fourteen local congregations of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

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Necessities for Neighbors

NECESSITIES FOR NEIGHBORS is another Charis ministry that provides help with HOUSEHOLD ITEMS. N4N takes place at Peace Lutheran Church, 5509 West 41st Street in Sioux Falls on the first Sunday of every month from 3:00 - 4:00pm and at First Lutheran Church, 327 S Dakota Avenue on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:00-7:00 p.m. (Please note, you are allowed one visit per month at either location.) The following items are handed out to those who are in need: Laundry detergent, diapers, toilet paper, and feminine hygiene products. 

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Food to You is only possible because of the volunteer who give of their time each week. Churches, business, and individuals are welcome to sponsor a distribution.  Contact the Food to You Coordinator for more information.

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