1045 Highway 6 East, Iowa City, IA 52240
Non-Perishable · Produce · Bakery · Deli · Dairy · Baby · Health & Hygiene
Hours of Operation
Monday: 12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Holiday Closures 2023
- New Year’s Day, Jan. 2
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 16
- Presidents’ Day, Feb. 20
- Saturday before Memorial Day, May 27
- Memorial Day, May 29
- Independence Day, July 4
- Saturday before Labor Day, Sept. 2
- Labor Day, Sept. 4
- Thanksgiving, Nov. 23
- Friday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 24
- Saturday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 25
- Saturday before Christmas, Dec. 23
- Christmas, Dec. 25
Residents of Johnson County, IA can receive grocery assistance once per week. Clients may choose their own items, with some limits based on family size. Pre-made bags are available for clients who prefer not to shop.
First-Time Visit Information
Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to closing so we can gather family information in a 15-20 minute first-time client interview.
We will ask you for your address, names and birth dates of everyone who lives with you, and income and benefits* received by everyone who lives with you. (*This information does NOT impact the amount or kind of food you will receive.)
After your first visit, you will only need to give us your name to receive assistance.
CommUnity Food Pantry at Pepperwood Plaza will make every effort to be open during normal hours in all weather conditions. We may have to provide bagged food if severe weather makes it impossible for enough staff and volunteers to come in. We will close the Food Pantry and stop our services only when staff cannot safely make it to the Food Pantry. Closures will be listed on the homepage of our website, local television stations and our Facebook page.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632- 9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
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