The Urbandale Food Pantry (UFP) is a collaborative community effort to reach out to our neighbors to provide food assistance with dignity and compassion.

Hours of Operation*

Monday: 10am–6:30pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 10am–2pm

*When Urbandale Schools are closed due to inclement weather, the Pantry will be closed. The Pantry will be closed this year on these holiday dates: September 7, November 26, and December 24. In 2016 the Pantry will be closed on these holidays : May 30, July 4, September 5, November 24, and December 26.

What You Need to Bring

  • a picture I.D. for the head of household
  • I.D.s for each member of the family requiring assistance
Non-Discrimination Policy

The Urbandale Food Pantry does not engage in discrimination or harassment against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, order of protection order, genetic information, marital status, disability, sexual orientation (including gender identity), unfavorable discharge from the military, or status as a protected veteran, and will comply with all federal, state, and local nondiscrimination, equal opportunity, and affirmative action laws, orders, and regulations.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)


Where We Are

The Urbandale Food Pantry is located in the lower level (west side) of the Cedar Ridge Shopping Center at 7611 Douglas Ave., Suite 34/35.


UFP Job Opening: Operations Assistant

Part-time: Monday through Thursday 1:30-6:45pm, and Saturday 7:45am-12:15pm

Please send resume to UFP by email or to 7611 Douglas Ave., Suite 34/35, Urbandale, IA 50322. Applications are due by December 1, 2015.

Job Description

Staff Members

Executive Director:
Eileen Boggess

Madeline Meyer
Denise Thomas