26 min

Addressing Food Insecurity Rethinking Rural

    • Non-Profit

The confidence and comfort in knowing where your next meal is coming from is critical to everyone’s well-being.  We talk with Nikki Ketchum, meal coordinator at First Congregational Church UCC in Dubuque, and Jason Neises, community development coordinator at the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, about how the food insecurity landscape in the Dubuque region and how the Community Foundation worked with providers during the pandemic to strengthen the food distribution system for the long term.

Additional resources:

First Congregational United Church of Christ
255 W. 10th St., Dubuque , IA
563-582-3648
211 Iowa app (Google Play or Apple Store) for instant connection with local resources. You can also text your zip code to 898211 to chat live with a 211 Operator 24-hours a day, seven days a week.
https://www.211iowa.org/
Dubuque Food Pantry
1598 Jackson St., Dubuque, IA
563-583-4440

Community Solutions of Eastern Iowa - Food Assistance hotline
833-587-8322
Little Free Food Pantries
Locations across Dubuque; search map

Resources Unite
1900 JFK Road, Dubuque, IA
563-231-6280
St. Vincent de Paul
1351 Iowa St., Dubuque, IA
563-584-2226
Salvation Army
1099 Iowa St., Dubuque
563-556-1573
SNAP Food Assistance application helpline (Iowa): 855-944-3663

The confidence and comfort in knowing where your next meal is coming from is critical to everyone’s well-being.  We talk with Nikki Ketchum, meal coordinator at First Congregational Church UCC in Dubuque, and Jason Neises, community development coordinator at the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, about how the food insecurity landscape in the Dubuque region and how the Community Foundation worked with providers during the pandemic to strengthen the food distribution system for the long term.

Additional resources:

First Congregational United Church of Christ
255 W. 10th St., Dubuque , IA
563-582-3648
211 Iowa app (Google Play or Apple Store) for instant connection with local resources. You can also text your zip code to 898211 to chat live with a 211 Operator 24-hours a day, seven days a week.
https://www.211iowa.org/
Dubuque Food Pantry
1598 Jackson St., Dubuque, IA
563-583-4440

Community Solutions of Eastern Iowa - Food Assistance hotline
833-587-8322
Little Free Food Pantries
Locations across Dubuque; search map

Resources Unite
1900 JFK Road, Dubuque, IA
563-231-6280
St. Vincent de Paul
1351 Iowa St., Dubuque, IA
563-584-2226
Salvation Army
1099 Iowa St., Dubuque
563-556-1573
SNAP Food Assistance application helpline (Iowa): 855-944-3663

26 min