Mobile Food Pantry
The mobile food pantry is a monthly event that provides free, fresh, and healthy food to the community. From 2019-2021, this event distributed food to 3,968 local families. The event is made possible through Harvesters - The Community Food Network.
- First Wednesdays
- 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. while supplies last
- 800 Haines Drive, Liberty, MO 64068
Find the latest updates about each food pantry (weather updates, when food runs out, etc.) on the CCPHC Facebook page.
Free Dental Services
The Clay County Public Health Center dental team will be at each month's food pantry events (in good weather) during Spring and Summer 2022. They will provide FREE dental screenings & referrals for all ages + fluoride varnish applications and goody bags for kids up to 18.
We are excited to announce that Happy Bottoms will be returning for our events in June, July & August 2022! Free diapers of various sizes for children 0-4 will be available.
- When is the food pantry?
The mobile food pantry events occur the first Wednesday of every month. (Occasionally, severe weather may cause us to cancel an event. In this case, please check our social media channels for updates.)
Distribution usually starts at 3pm and ends when we run out of food or 4:30 pm. In the past, we have had a long line form hours before the event begins but as of Spring 2022, this is no longer the case and we still encourage you to come even if you can't arrive until after distribution starts.
- Where does the food pantry take place?
This event takes place outside Clay County Public Health Center, located at 800 Haines Drive, Liberty, MO 64068.
- Will I need to park and come inside for this event?
No. Since 2020, our mobile food pantry has been a drive through event. This means that there is no need to leave your car.
When you arrive, simply get in line and our staff will come around and give you the short questionnaire to fill out while you wait. When you get to the front of the line, volunteers will take your piece of paper and load your food in your car.
- Who is able to get food from the food pantry?
While the purpose of the event is to provide fresh and healthy foods to those in our community who might otherwise not be able to afford all the nutritious food their family needs that week, anyone is welcome to get food at our events. No proof of need is required. You can also pick up food for other people.
You do not have to live in Clay County.
- What do I need to bring/do to get food?
You do not need to bring any paperwork or anything else to receive food.
We will ask one person from each car to fill out 1 form for each family receiving food. This is a short, half-page questionnaire that asks things like zip code, how many people are in your household and how you heard about the event.
- What items can I get at the food pantry?
Usually we receive boxes of fruits and vegetables from Harvesters to distribute. This could include apples, potatoes, onions, greens, corn, carrots and lots more. Each month is different!
In the past, we have sometimes received other types of food items like dairy or meat. We cannot guarantee these in the future.
- Can I get diapers at this event?
We are excited to announce that Happy Bottoms will return and give out free diapers during our events in June, July and August 2022.
Remember, if your family is in need, you can always contact Happy Bottoms to become part of their program.
- Can I have food delivered to me or pick up at another time?
Unfortunately we are not able to deliver food or allow anyone to pick up food outside of our pantry's hours.
We usually distribute all the food during the event and/or the food items must be kept cold which we cannot accommodate in our building.
- How can I get food if I'm not able to come to this event?
We understand that our event is not always convenient for everyone. There are still many opportunities in the area to get free food items if you are in need.
Please see Harvesters' Get Food Assistance page for helpful info.
- Can I volunteer at this event?
Yes, thank you for your interest! Please fill out our volunteer interest form.
La despensa móvil es un evento mensual que brinda alimentos frescos, saludables y gratuitos a la comunidad. Del 2019 al 2021, este evento distribuyó alimentos a 3,968 familias locales. Este evento es posible gracias a Harvesters – The Community Food Network.
- Primer miércoles
- De 3 p.m. a 4:30 p.m. mientras duren las existencias
- 800 Haines Drive, Liberty, MO 64068
La información más reciente sobre cada despensa móvil (datos del estado del tiempo, agotamiento de existencias, etc.) se encuentra en la página de Facebook de CCPHC.
Primavera y verano de 2022: El equipo odontológico del Centro de Salud Pública del Condado de Clay estará presente en los eventos de despensas móviles de cada mes (si el estado del tiempo lo permite). Brindarán evaluaciones dentales y referencias GRATUITAS para todas las edades y aplicación de barniz de fluoruro y bolsas con obsequios para niños de hasta 18 años.
Además, Happy Bottoms proporciona pañales gratuitos de tallas diferentes en algunos de nuestros eventos (Junio, Julio, Agosto 2022). Asegúrese de consultar nuestra página web y nuestras redes sociales antes de cada evento para ver si habrá pañales disponibles ese mes.
- ¿Cuándo ocurre la despensa móvil?
- ¿Dónde se lleva a cabo la despensa móvil?
- ¿Cómo puedo obtener alimentos en este evento?
- ¿Quiénes pueden obtener alimentos de la despensa móvil?
- ¿Qué necesito traer o hacer para obtener alimentos?
- ¿Qué clase de artículos se obtienen en la despensa móvil?
- ¿Puedo obtener pañales en este evento?
- ¿Puedo pedir que me entreguen alimentos a domicilio o recogerlos en otro momento?
- ¿Cómo puedo obtener alimentos si no puedo venir a este evento?
- ¿Puedo servir como voluntario(a) en este evento?