Food Pantry

The Linn County Veteran Affairs (VA) Office operates a food pantry for qualifying Linn County veterans and their families. In 2015, more than 3,450 veterans were helped by the VA food pantry. 

​Hours of Operation

Effective Feb. 29, 2016, the food pantry will be open from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. The food pantry is located at the Linn County Office of Veteran Affairs, 1240 26th Avenue Court, SW in Cedar Rapids.  No appointment necessary to use the food pantry.

Making Donations

Donations are accepted year-round during the above food pantry hours of operation. In addition to nonperishable food items, the VA Office also accepts meat and fresh fruits and vegetables that it stores in its freezer and refrigerator. If you are interested in donating to the food pantry, please call in advance, we do not accept expired food.

Please note: The VA Office does not make phone solicitations or other written solicitations for donations and does not solicit donations through third parties.