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Immediate Needs:

     Top 10 for May
    1. Brownie/Cake Mix
    2. Peanut Butter
    3. Peaches
    4. Cereal
    5. Carrots
    6. Scallop Potatoes
    7. Diced Potatoes
    8. Hamburger Helper
    9. Pizza Crust
    10. Sugar



Pantry is open Monday, Wed. & Friday 1:00 - 4:30pm

Food is given based on the number of people in the household.

The entrance is handicapped accessible on the East side of the building.


For the month of May we will be CLOSED: May 30th, in observance of Memorial Day.

POLICY CHANGE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1st.  Clients will be able to utilize the Brookings County Emergency Food Pantry 3 time per year...once every 4 months for emergency food needs and will need to provide proof of residence each time you come in

Brookings Food Pantry Mission:  The primary objects and purposes of the Brookings County Food Pantry shall be to help solve EMERGENCY food needs of Brookings County families by providing them with surplus or salvaged food, for the benefit of the general public and to relieve the public burden.
To receive emergency food assistance please bring the following with you:
1. Proof of your physical address (Ex: Current utility or gas bill, lease/rental agreement, or letter of acceptance for public assistance with your current address. No junk mail and no P.O. Box accepted)
2. Current picture identification.

For additional information on New Policy changes please contact the Brookings Food Pantry directly: 605-692-5007


Food donated to the Food Pantry is distributed free to those in need.  Food aid is not meant to be a permanent solution.

Clients include:

  • Those suddenly laid off work.
  • Victims of fire, flood or other disasters.
  • Those whose families are in crisis.
  • Those who are waiting for or have run out of other assistance programs.


A United Way Agency

Council for Emergency Service