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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

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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!

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Rathdrum Food Kitchen

Every Thursday  |  11 am-1:30 pm

ST. STANISLAUS CATHOLIC HALL (behind church)

15169 N. McCartney, Rathdrum

208-660-3046 (Jeane)

A complimentary lunch is served every Thursday to benefit those in the community - seniors, children, families - all are welcome! Meals are provided by local churches. 

Every Thursday - 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)

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; 208-770-3018

M-F, 9 am-4:45 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

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

This is an unlocked pantry for those in need. 

To donate, please take food items to the front desk of Parker Subaru, 314 W. Clayton Ave., CdA. 

POST FALLS FOOD BANK

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

RATHDRUM COMMUNITY CENTER

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

Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am

REAL LIFE MINISTRIES PANTRY

1866 Cecil Rd., Post Falls; 208-446-2420

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

Tues, 9 am-noon; Thurs, 4-6 pm

SHOSHONE COUNTY FOOD BANK

114 Riverside Ave. West, Kellogg

SPIRIT LAKE SENIOR CENTER

32154 N. 4th Ave., Spirit Lake

208-623-6125

WALLACE COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

(serves Osburn, Mullan & Wallace)

1st Thurs., 3-5 pm at 214 N. 2nd, Osburn

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

Varies - Free!

English Breakfast

Breakfast in Blanchard

Feb 13  |  8-10:30 am (M)

March 13  |  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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In Service to the Community

Every Tuesday  |  4:30-5:30 pm

ST. THOMAS CATHOLIC CHURCH

406 N. 10th St., Coeur d'Alene

208-664-9259

As a mission, nutritious meals for the needy are served every Tuesday in Coeur d'Alene.

This is a FREE year-round community service for those who attend. For info, or to volunteer, contacts are Norm Ridge, 208-762-3434, or Kathy Perez 208-664-2885.

Every Tuesday - 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!

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!

Healthy Food

2nd Harvest Food Distributions

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

TBA  |  11 am-1 pm (W)

**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!

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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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"Cherished Ones" Ministry

Every Saturday  |  5-6 pm

CHERISHED ONES MINISTRY

401 N. 2nd St., Coeur d'Alene

208-704-0908

 

FREE meals are served every Saturday to those without access to basic food services.

 

All are welcome - from low income families, single parents, senior citizens, unemployed individuals, disabled veterans, working poor, & anyone else in need of a nutritious meal. 

Every Saturday - Free!

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Bayview Community Meal

Every Wednesday  |  noon

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, now through April. 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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Neighborhood Free Pantries

"Little FREE Pantries" can be found in (4) Coeur d'Alene outdoor locations & exist for those struggling with providing food for their families &/or themselves.

 

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

2515 N. HOWARD ST., CdA

721 W. MARIE AVE., CdA

So stop in - take what you need & replenish ("BTW...Give Back") when you can. Find out more about the pantries HERE.

Varies - Free!

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Steak Dinners for Veterans

Every 1st Wednesday  |  5-7 pm

WALLACE ELKS LODGE #331

419 Cedar St., Wallace

208-753-4255

To honor veterans, every 1st Wednesday is "Steak Night", so veterans eat FREE! (Arrive early).

Meal cost for non-veteran Elks & guests is $16. Take-out is available for an extra $2.

1st Wednesday - 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

Open for all meals & activities. Inside dining or curbside pick-up T & Th. Call to order.

 

RATHDRUM SENIOR CENTER

8037 Montana St., Rathdrum

208-687-2028

Open for inside dining at noon, or drive-through pick-up on T & Th. 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

Inside 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. Stop in for FREE coffee/treats on M & W, 9 am-6 pm.

Cost Varies (Donation)

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