There is a wide range of resources available in the Decorah area and greater Iowa including food pantries, free clinics, and other social service agencies.


GovTrack: Keeping Government Transparent and Accountable

Human Rights Watch

Democracy Now

Iowa Conference of the United Methodist Church

Peace and Justice Studies Association

Peace and Collaborative Development Network

The Peace Alliance

Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement

Center for American Progress

Sojourners: Faith in Action for Social Justice

Iowa Chapter: Methodist Federation for Social Action

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition


The Decorah Lutheran Church Food Pantry serves families in Decorah and surrounding communities regardless of their religious affiliation. Clients will be asked for their name, address and identification.  Visits to the Food Pantry are limited to one visit per month.  Photo ID is required.

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday
1-3:00 pm.

First Lutheran Food Pantry

 604 W Broadway St, Decorah, IA 52101

Monday – Friday, 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Thursday, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

NEICAC Food Shelf

305 Montgomery Street in Decorah.


Greater Area Food Pantry


110 Main Street

Calmar, IA – 52132
(563) 419-6024


Postville Food Shelf

open: Tuesdays 2-5 PM

Contact Audrey Wedo 563 864-3862