Food/Life Services

The Friendship Center offers several services that seek to meet family’s 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 are always in need of individuals to sack food 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 provided 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 community. 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


September 24th: Amy Sternquist Group
October 22nd
November 26th
December 17th: Grandview Christian School Group

 

Clothes Closet

 

Did you know that the Friendship Center also has a clothes closet? Every Wednesday from 4 to 5:00 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!