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We will gladly accept your donations of food at our warehouse at 1313 11th Street, Sioux City, Iowa, 51105. Please bring your food donations directly to our warehouse door, open Monday through Friday, from 9 AM to 4 PM. 


The picture below of our warehouse (left) shows the door you should pull into. Inside, we ask that you continue to pull your vehicle up to the dock door that is furthest to the right (that has a lift in front of it). The arrow in the picture (right) is pointing to the door bell. Please ring for assistance.

Please no expired items, no opened or repackaged foods, no glass containers, no homemade or home-canned goods.


Most Needed Food Items

cereals; soups; canned tuna and chicken; peanut butter and jelly; canned fruits and veggies; pancake mix



You can make a difference! Every $1 you give can acquire 5 meals of food through our networks to feed the hungry children, elderly, and families in Siouxland. The Food Bank of Siouxland is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization and donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Please contact our Development Director, Valerie Petersen, for more information at

Please Note:
Make sure to specify if you’d like your donation to go to a specific project. If you would like your donation to be given in someone else’s name, please send a note along with your check including the person’s name, clarify whether it is simply honoring that person, in lieu of gifts for a special occasion, or in memory of that person. Then, also please include the name and mailing address where we can send a letter of recognition to that person (or their family for memorial donations). Note: the donation amount is withheld from the recognition letter.

Donate securely online now.

You can even help us cover the credit card fees or you can opt out of covering those costs. Follow this link for more!

Electronic Funds Transfer

Set up one-time or recurring donations through your bank’s bill pay program. Contact your bank or give us a call for more information.

Give Monthly/Quarterly/Yearly

Be a sustainer and set-up recurring donations securely online now with your credit card.

Mail your tax-deductible donation to

Food Bank of Siouxland, P.O. Box 985, Sioux City, IA 51102.

Wills & Estate Planning

Did you know that by including charitable gift in your will or estate plan you can help continue the Food Bank of Siouxland’s work well into the future? Even a small amount can make a big difference. Consider what just 1% of your assets could accomplish given our buying power to help feed those in need! Learn more at Leave a Message Siouxland or by contacting your financial advisor, financial planner, lawyer or accountant. Thank you!

Employer Matches

Help your contribution go even farther! Ask your employer if they match employees’ charitable giving and let us know – we can help you with any applicable paperwork!


Volunteering is rewarding, productive, and easy. There are opportunities to help with specific events, or to help with day-to-day tasks. There are opportunities for groups and for individuals, both short term and long term. Call Jennie at 712-255-9741 to schedule a time to come in!

Urgent Needs 

freezer sorting, dry sorting, meal boxing, warehouse cleaning, office cleaning


2021-22 BackPack Program: Food for Kids Group Volunteer Opportunity: Sign up begins September 7, 2021. Please read the document below to find out how you can help fill food sacks.

1) Volunteer Guidelines 2020-21




Read through our Food and Fund Drive Kit and fill out the last page. Please submit (page 6 only) to Valerie at the Food Bank. She’ll follow up with you and see how we can make your food drive a success!


Fundraisers make an especially significant impact because every $1 donated to the Food Bank provides 5 meals to families.  

A food drive could consist of a variety of non-perishable items, or you could focus on one particular item such as cereal, peanut butter, canned tuna, or macaroni and cheese. You can also collect personal care items, which are always welcome donations.

Donations of either food or money are always appreciated. If you prefer to donate money, you may send the check directly to the Food Bank, or view the information above to pay via secure online processor Network for Good.

Any contribution, no matter how big or how small, is greatly appreciated because it all helps us help those in need.

Please contact us before you begin!

Any use of our name or logo is strictly prohibited without prior approval.

Phone: (712) 255-9741
Fax: (712) 255-3116