The end of the school year means the loss of meals for some children in Northeast Iowa. The loss of two meals a day that were once provided as free or reduced cost can present a big challenge to some families in our community.

The Northeast Iowa Food Bank is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. This meal will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided, on a first come, first serve basis, at the sites and times as follows:


Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:

  • Salvation Army  June 13th – August 17th  (40 kids daily)

Breakfast 10:00 AM -10:30 AM

Lunch 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

  • Boy & Girls Club Evansdale  June 20th – August 12th

SNACKS ONLY (35-40 kids daily)

Afternoon from 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM 

  • YWCA June 13th – 17th and August 15th – 19th  ( 80 kids daily)

Breakfast 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Lunch 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

  • Boys and Girls Club Waterloo August 15th - 19th  (150 kids daily)Lunch 12:00 PM to 12:30 PMSnack 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM (dry snack delivered weekly)
  • Waterloo Lincoln June 13th - 17th and August 15th – 19th (145 kids daily)

Lunch 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

  • Southeast Elementary, Waverly  June 6th – July 29th (30 kids daily)

Lunch 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

  • Girl Scouts Camp held at First Presbyterian Church  June 13th – July 15th

(20-30 Kids daily, 505 Franklin Street, Waterloo)

Breakfast 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM

Lunch 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM

  • County Terrace Mobile Home Park June 8th – August 17th  Wednesdays Only

Lunch 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM

The Northeast Iowa Food Bank is again, pleased to partner with the community to provide Summer Feeding at these sites in Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Evansdale and Waverly. We appreciate the support the Community and what Summer Feeding Funding enables us to do.” - Barbara Prather, N.E. Iowa Food Bank Executive Director

The Northeast Iowa Food Bank provides nutritious food and grocery products, to about 200 nonprofit organizations and programs who assist the hungry, and to individuals who need food assistance to sustain life. Last year, the Food Bank distributed more than 7 million pounds of food within a 16-county service area.

The Food Bank provides eight programs that serve the community-Member Agency Distribution, Cedar Valley Food Pantry, the BackPack Program, Kids Cafe, Elderly Nutrition, Mobile Food Pantries, Summer Feeding and a Community Garden. Encompassing all of these programs is nutrition education. The Food Bank is a member of the Iowa Food Bank Association and Feeding America.