Food Resources
Feeding Lunches to Youth (FLY) Program: Serves free sack lunches to students when school is not in session; one sack per person. Call 319-377-4856 for service locations or email fly@marionmethodist.org.
Linn County: Full list of Food Assistance Resources, including hours open and description of provided services. Marion locations listed below:
Church of God 7th Day Food Pantry
1691 Airport Road
Marion, IA 52302
First Baptist Church – 29th Street Mission
1260 29th Street
Marion, IA 52302
Churches of Marion Pantry
864 12th Street
Marion, IA 52302
First Presbyterian Church – Marion
802 12th Street
Marion, IA 52302


Mobile Food Pantry: The HACAP Mobile Food Pantry visits the Marion Public Library the first Wednesday of every month from 4-5pm.

Summer Meals Program: Every weekday in June, July, and August, free lunch is provided to youth under 18 at the Marion Public Library. (Closed July 4th.)

Home Resources

Sleep in Heavenly Peace Beds: Sleep in Heavenly Peace Beds builds, assembles, and delivers bunk beds to families in need. Request a free twin bunk bed or learn how to get involved with SHP.


Nonfiction Books (Shelf Numbers): 362.5 - 362.77

Waypoint Centralized Intake: Provides access to appropriate resources needed to resolve a housing crisis. Staff will help determine housing need and find the right openings at emergency shelters and/or send referrals for openings at local shelters.

318 Fifth Street SE 
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401

National Runaway Switchboard: The mission of the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) is to help keep runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. They don't judge and are trained to help you, no matter your situation.

Call: 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929)
Text: 66008


(back to top)