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Immediate Needs:

    October Top 10
    1. Cranberries
    2. Can Pumpkin
    3. Stuffing Mix
    4. Instant Potatoes
    5. Gravy Packets or Jars
    6. Mandarin Oranges
    7. Kidney Beans
    8. Diced Tomatoes
    9. Peanut Butter
    10. Cereal
    11. Turkey's and Ham's
          (for the Holidays)



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.


 Brookings Food Pantry will be CLOSED: Monday October 12th, 2015. In observance of Columbus Day.

POLICY CHANGE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1st.  Clients will be able to utilize the Brookings County Emergency Food Pantry 3 times per year for emergency food needs.

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