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Services & Programs

Food Pantry

Washington County Food Pantry Qualifications

  • The following criteria automatically qualify individuals for assistance:
    • Those eligible for Medicare/Medicaid
    • Those eligible for SSI
    • Those eligible for WIC
    • Those eligible for Food Stamps
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single moms with sole custody of children
    • Single dads with sole custody of children
  • You will be asked to provide identification by one of the following methods:
    • Driver’s License (or photo I.D.)
    • Social Security number

Washington County Food Pantry Guidelines

  • Qualified individuals are limited to the food pantry one time per month (NO EXCEPTIONS)
  • Capable individuals are welcomed to volunteer
  • One person or family per address

SNAP

Joseph’s Coat has partnered with the Food Bank for the Heartland to provide Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) through a USDA grant.
To read our nondiscrimination policy, please click on the following here.

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PANTRY HOURS OF OPERATION

Sunday – Closed
Monday – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, closed 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Tuesday – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, closed 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Wednesday – Closed
Thursday – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, closed 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Friday – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, closed 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Saturday – 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Thrift store and food pantry closed on major holidays.

Meal Time Magic

SIGN UP TODAY FOR A FREE COOKING CLASS!

To sign up for the next class, please call 402-426-0440.

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Come join Meal Time Magic for a FREE nutrition and hands-on cooking class!

In this course you will learn about healthy eating on a budget and how to maximize the food in your pantry to create delicious, healthy, and affordable meals. Classes are taught by a culinary and nutrition professionals. Participants will also take home free groceries and other goodies to practice their skills!

Learn Skills like:

    • Adding more fruits and vegetables to your meals
    • Identifying whole grains
    • Knife skills and food safety
    • Reading food labels
    • And how to prepare a meal for a family of 4 for under $10!!

Thrift Store

Providing affordable and quality clothes and household items to individuals and families in need across Washington County.

Store management reserves the right to turn away anyone suspected of abusing assistance. In this case, individuals may be referred to a pastor for counseling prior to seeking future assistance, or may be permanently barred from accessing the pantry.