Food/Life Services

The Friendship Center offers several services that meet family and individuals’ physical needs in the community. 

Food Pantry 

 The Friendship Center will hold an Evening Food Pantry during our Family Game Nights from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. All are welcome to participate. 

 

The Friendship Center offers a supplemental Food program to neighbors in the immediate area. No ID is required. Please go through our Clothing Closet. Pick up Diapers and Wipes and any toiletries you need. This Institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider.

USDA Non-Discrimination Statement: https://www.usda.gov/non-discrimination-statement

Volunteer Opportunity:

We always need individuals to sack food and groceries or pray with participants of our Food Pantry. If you are interested in volunteering, please email Joe at ministry@friendshipcenterdsm.org.

 

Family Game Nights

(April through December)

Last Saturday of the month. Bingo Tournament with monthly prizes starts at 4:00 pm. Dinner is from 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm, and our Food Pantry will be open from 5:30-6:30 pm.

Volunteer Opportunity:

Churches, small groups, or other volunteers cook and serve this meal for the community. Saturday Suppers offer an opportunity to share a meal and build relationships with the district. A brief devotional is always shared during dinner. The Center provides all utensils. Expect 35-50 individuals per meal.

Bingo Prizes- We need $5 gift cards and other small-priced gifts for Bingo.

2022 Dates for Family Game Nights

December 17th: Grandview Christian School Group

**New 2023** Dates for Family Game Nights

April 29th

May 27th

June 24th

July 29th **MLK Block Party**

August 26th

September 30th

October 21st **Trunk-or-Treat**

November 18th

December 30th

 

Clothes Closet

 

Did you know that the Friendship Center also has a clothes closet?  Every Family Game Night from 4:00 to 6:30 pm, all are welcome to our Community Clothes Closet. No ID is required, and come as often as you need.  

Volunteer Opportunity:

If you have gently used or new clothing items you would like to share with the community, donations are accepted every Monday from 10 am to 6:30 pm. We currently need Men’s clothing, Winter Jackets, and shoes.

Thank you for ministering to this community!