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CdA Events Calendar - Meals

We gather together as a thankful community!

BECAUSE NO ONE SHOULD GO HUNGRY, OR BE LONELY

veterans  |  seniors  |  food distribution  |  community  | potlucks

Healthy Food

2nd Harvest Food Distributions

Food distributions for those in need are scheduled on various dates:

 

Oct 6  |  11 am-1 pm (F)

CHRIST OUR REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH

1900 Pine St., Sandpoint

Oct 11  |  11 am-1 pm (W)

HAYDEN LIBRARY

8385 N. Gov't Way, Hayden

 

Oct 26  |  11 am-1 pm (Th)

ST. MARIES CORMANA BUILDING 

1101 W. Idaho Ave., St. Maries

Oct 31  |  11 am-1 pm (T)

COMMUNITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

1470 W. Hanley Ave., CdA

**2ND HARVEST MOBILE MARKETS are drive-thru events for up to 250 families. Prepacked emergency food boxes for those in need contain produce, meats, other fresh & non-perishable items. 

Open to the public, no app't is needed & no documentation required. Intended for families struggling with food supplies.

Varies - Free!

Potato Casserole

Friendship Kitchen

Every Thursday  |  4-5:30 pm

ST. GEORGE'S FRIENDSHIP KITCHEN

2010 N. Lucas St., Post Falls

208-773-4715

Every Thursday afternoon, tasty dinners are served in-house, FREE of charge as an outreach ministry of St. George's Catholic Church. Open to the public!

Every Thursday - Free!

Main Meal

"Cup of Grace" Community Meal

Every Tuesday  |  4:30-6:30 pm

CUP OF GRACE

31848 N. 4th Ave., Spirit Lake (behind bank)

For community members of Spirit Lake, non-profit group, "Cup of Grace" serves a FREE meal every Tuesday.

Join neighbors or meet new ones at this friendly gathering. Volunteers cook, serve & clean up. delicious, All you have to do is enjoy yourself. Questions? Call Amy, 208-228-5018.

Every Tuesday - Free!

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Neighborhood Food Pantries

CDA Neighborhood Food Pantries can be found in (4) Coeur d'Alene outdoor locations & a fire station. They exist for those struggling with providing food for their families &/or themselves due to temporary hardships.

 

Volunteers make regular checks of these pantries & try to keep them stocked. In addition to non-perishable food items, some may contain personal hygiene & baby care products also. 

PARKER SUBARU PANTRY

5273 N. Gov't Way, CdA

LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE MASTER

4800 N. Ramsey Rd., Cda

HAUSER LAKE FIRE STATION

10728 N. Hauser Lake Rd., Hauser

 

2515 N. HOWARD ST., CdA

721 W. MARIE AVE., CdA

So stop in - take what you need & replenish ("BTW...Give Back") when you can.

Varies - Free!

English Breakfast

Breakfast in Blanchard

Oct 16  |  8-10:30 am (M)

Nov 6  |  8-10:30 am (M)

BLANCHARD COMMUNITY CENTER

685 Rusho Lane, Blanchard

Enjoy a homestyle country breakfast with others in the community! Open to the public. (Donations appreciated). 

Check out more activities at the community center HERE.

2nd Monday - Free!

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Community Lunch at LCM

Every Sunday  |  12:30-1:30 pm

LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE MASTER

4800 N. Ramsey Rd., CdA

208-765-1002

Stop in for a delicious community lunch - FREE & open to the public! Serving every Sunday afternoon.

Every Sunday - Free!

Dog Food

Food4TAILS Pet Food Pantries

Founded in 2016, TAILS FOUNDATION INC. is a non-profit organization known for helping families care for their pets.

The Food4TAILS program assists families facing temporary financial hardship by providing pet food pantries at these locations for pick-up: 

  • MARKET AT THE HEART, 771 W. Kathleen Ave., Bldg 2, CdA (Th, 4:30-6:30 pm) Open to the public.

  • GATHERED FOR GOOD, 1807 N. 4th St., CdA (T & Th, 9 am-noon; W, 4-6 pm) Open to the public.

  • NEWBY-GINNINGS OF NORTH IDAHO, 570 S. Clearwater Loop, Post Falls (M-Th, 9 am-5 pm) Veterans only.

  • HAUSER FOOD PANTRY, 11837 N. Hauser Lake Rd., Hauser (Open 24 hours)

  • THE ALTAR FOOD BANK, 901 E. Best Ave., CdA (M, 11 am-2 pm) Open to the public.

  • PARKER SUBARU FOOD PANTRY, 5273 N. Gov't Way, CdA (Open 24 hours)

  • POST FALLS FOOD BANK, 415 E. 3rd Ave., Post Falls (M, 9 am-6 pm; T-F, 9 am-2 pm) Registered guests only. 

  • CLOUD VAPOR, 2700 E. Seltice Way, Ste 14, Post Falls (10 am-7 pm everyday). Drop off & pick-up location.

  • DOG-N-IT HOTEL & DAYCARE, 2890 N. Gov't Way, CdA (M-Sat, 7 am-6 pm; closed from 1-3 pm) Donation drop-off only.

Varies - Free!

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Community Food Banks

Here's a list of area food banks & distribution centers:

ABC FOOD BANK

Athol Community Center

30355 3rd St., Athol; 208-683-3244

Tuesdays, 9 am-3 pm

Also clothing for those in need.

THE ALTAR CHURCH

901 E. Best Ave., CdA; 208-664-1453

Mondays, 11 am-2 pm

Take bag/basket to carry food home. Also has diapers & hygiene products. 

Will deliver to people who cannot attend distributions. Call for more info.

BLANCHARD FOOD PANTRY

Blanchard Community Center

685 Rusho Lane, Blanchard

3rd Friday, 11 am-1 pm

Proof of Blanchard residency required.

CANVAS CHURCH FOOD PANTRY

2200 N. 7th St., CdA; 208-667-5481

Thursdays, 2:30-4 pm

CHRIST THE KING LUTHERAN CHURCH

1700 E. Pennsylvania Ave., CdA

208-664-9231

Thursdays, 10 am-2 pm (boxed food, bread & veggies); lunch also served.

COEUR D'ALENE BIBLE CHURCH

5350 N. 4th St., CdA (SE parking lot)

208-664-4883

2nd & 4th Mondays, 10-11:30 am

COEUR D'ALENE TRIBE FOOD DISTRIBUTION

30903 S. Cave Bay Road, Worley

208-686-2006/0241/1426

2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 8 am-4:30 pm

3rd Tuesdays, after 10 am

Open to the public & tribal members.

COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP/CDA

4144 W. Industrial Loop, CdA; 208-664-8757

M-F, 9 am-3:45 pm

THE FATHER'S MARKET

Heart of the City Church

722 W. Kathleen Ave., Bldg 2, Coeur d'Alene

208-665-7808

Thursdays, 4:30-6:30 pm

HARRISON FOOD BANK

Harrison Community Baptist Church

100 Pine St., Harrison

208-689-3506 or 208-689-3900

LAKE CITY COMMUNITY CHURCH

6000 N. Ramsey Rd., CdA; 208-676-0632

Wednesdays, 10 am-2 pm

MICA FLATS GRANGE

7465 W. Kidd Island Rd., CdA

FREE fresh produce stand for community. Take what you need; leave what you can for others.

NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE FOOD PANTRY

Edminster Student Bldg., Room 004, CdA

Call 208-676-7156 to schedule app't.

Cardinal Card will be required.

PARKER SUBARU FOOD PANTRY

SW corner of Gov't Way & Clayton Ave., CdA; 208-415-0555

POST FALLS FOOD BANK

415 E. 3rd Ave., Post Falls; 208-773-0139

Mondays,11 am-6 pm; T, W, Th, F, 9 am-2 pm

RATHDRUM FOOD BANK

8027 W. Main St., Rathdrum; 208-687-3696

T, W, Th, 10 am-2:30 pm

REAL LIFE MINISTRIES PANTRY

1866 N. Cecil Rd., Bldg 1, Post Falls

208-777-8600

T, W, Th, 10 am-2:30 pm

REAL LIFE MINISTRIES SILVER VALLEY

708 N. Division St., Pinehurst; 208-682-4944

Fridays, 10 am-1 pm

SECOND HARVEST/KOOTENAI COUNTY

1234 E. Front Ave., Spokane; 509-534-6678

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST

111 E. Locust Ave., Coeur d'Alene

208-664-5473

T & Th, 9 am-noon; W, 4-6 pm

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST

12940 N. Gov't Way, Hayden; 208-762-5718

Thursdays, 12:30-2:30 pm

 

SHOSHONE COUNTY FOOD BANK

114 Riverside Ave. West, Kellogg

SPIRIT LAKE SENIOR CENTER

32154 N. 4th Ave., Spirit Lake

208-623-3107

Wednesdays, noon-3 pm

ST. PIUS X CATHOLIC CHURCH

625 E. Haycraft Ave., CdA

208-765-5108

T-Fri, 9 am-noon

WALLACE COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

(serves Osburn, Mullan & Wallace)

1st Th, 3-5 pm at 214 N. 2nd, Osburn

3rd Th, 3-5 pm at 215 4th St., Wallace; 208-449-8858

Varies - Free!

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St. Pius X Soup Kitchen Ministry

Every Friday  |  4:30-5:30 pm

ST. PIUS X CATHOLIC CHURCH

625 E. Haycraft Ave., CdA

208-765-5108

A complimentary meal is served every Friday to benefit those in the community - seniors, children, families - all are welcome! 

Every Friday - Free!

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Dine at Area Senior Centers

LAKE CITY CENTER

1916 Lakewood Dr., Coeur d'Alene

208-667-4628

(Annual membership fee is $25.)

Dine-in lunches are served M-W-F at noon. Call before 11 am to reserve a meal. Suggested donation is $5. Menu can be found HERE.

 

POST FALLS SENIOR CENTER

1215 E. 3rd Ave., Post Falls

208-773-9582

Must call by 10 am to reserve a meal for M-W-F. Suggested donation is $5 for seniors age 60+, or $7 if under age 60. 

HAYDEN SENIOR CENTER

1250 W. Lancaster Rd., Post Falls

208-762-7052

Lunch is served from noon-1 pm on T & Th. Call (4) days in advance to reserve a meal.

 

RATHDRUM SENIOR CENTER

8037 Montana St., Rathdrum

208-687-2028

Open for dining T & Th at noon. Suggested donation is $5 for seniors age 60+ & children age 10 & under. Others, $7.

SPIRIT LAKE COMMUNITY SENIOR CENTER

32564 4th Ave., Spirit Lake

208-623-6125

Dining at 5:30 pm M & W. Breakfast offered on Fridays, 8-10 am. Suggested donation: $5 for ages 60+, $6.50 for those under 60 years, & $4 for kids ages 12 & under.

Cost Varies (Donation)

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PB&J Haydeners Food Giveaways

Local non-profit organization, PB&J HAYDENERS distributes FREE locally-grown fruits & vegetables on these various dates & locations:

 

Oct 5  |  begins 4:30-5 pm (Th)

RATHDRUM SENIOR CENTER

8037 Montana St., Rathdrum

 

Oct 12  |  begins 4:30-5 pm (Th)

HAYDEN EAGLES #4080

1520 W. Wyoming Ave., Hayden

 

Oct 21  |  begins at noon (Sat)

PB&J HAYDENERS/PLAN BEE PLANTS

9538 N. Reed Rd., Hayden

Produce will be pre-bagged. Also a fundraiser. Pumpkins & baked goods available for purchase.

PB&J Haydeners provide food for those in need by planting gardens from seeds started in the winter in its greenhouse.

 

In 2022, 6,000 pounds of produce were given away at 17 locations to 2,000 recipients. Read more about the group HERE.

Varies - Free!

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Honoring Our Veterans

Every Wednesday  |  8-10 am

AMERICAN LEGION POST 143

138 E. Poleline Ave., Post Falls

208-773-9054

Gather for FREE food & camaraderie with other veterans. Open for all every Wednesday.

TBA  |  8-10 am (W)

LEGENDS PARK ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITY

"Veterans Appreciation Breakfast"

1820 N. Legends Pkwy, CdA

208-699-6015

To honor those who served our country, a FREE breakfast will be served (eggs, sausage, bacon, pancakes, hash browns, biscuits/gravy, coffee & juice). Please RSVP by calling 208-699-6015.

Every 1st Wednesday  |  5-7 pm

WALLACE ELKS LODGE #331

"Steak Dinners for Veterans"

419 Cedar St., Wallace

208-753-4255

For veterans, it's FREE steak night every 1st Wednesday in Wallace, so arrive early. Meal cost for non-veteran Elks & guests is $16. Take-out is available for an extra $2.

Varies - Free!

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Ecumenical Food Kitchen

Every Thursday  |  11:30 am-12:30 pm

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

521 E. Lakeside Ave., Coeur d'Alene

208-667-8446

Those who are in need of nourishment are served a FREE hot lunch every Thursday, provided by several local denominations including Lutheran, Catholic, Baptist & Methodist. 208-667-8446.

For more info, read the Spokesman-Review article, "Food Kitchen Provides Sustenance, Interaction", on this ministry.

Every Thursday - Free!

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Father Bill's Kitchen in CdA

Monday thru Friday  |  5-6:30 pm

FATHER BILL'S KITCHEN

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL

1317 N. 1st St., CdA

208-664-3095

Since hope begins with a meal, nutritious meals for those in need are served every Monday thru Friday in Coeur d'Alene. Father Bill's Kitchen ministry feeds over 100 people each evening. For some, it's the only meal of the day.

"BTW...Give Back" For those interested in helping with food, supplies or monetary donations, please call 208-664-3095, ext 305 or email ext. 305 or email Janet@stvincentdepaulcda.org.

Monday thru Friday - Free!

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Bayview Community Meal

TBA  |  noon (seasonal)

BAYVIEW COMMUNITY CENTER

20298 E. Perimeter Rd., Bayview

LOU ("Lunch on Us") is a community gathering - all are welcome - every Wednesday for a complimentary lunch time meal!

Lunches are prepared by volunteer guest chefs. Desserts (& donations) are always appreciated. On the last Wednesday of each month, it's a potluck of homemade soups during the winter. 

Meet new friends to last a lifetime, or hug the old ones. Questions? Call or text Mary Owen at 509-290-3340, or email charismahair1727@gmail.com

Every Wednesday - Free!

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