The Catholic Charities Food Pantry

Open Mondays & Wednesdays 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM and
Fridays and Saturdays 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

We believe that access to proper nutrition, that is balanced and culturally appropriate, is a basic human right. We strive to alleviate barriers to accessing health care services and recognize the important role health plays physically, mentally, and financially.

What we do:


Director of Health and Nutrition Services
Judith Mutamba

Food Programs Coordinator
Lori Stoll

Food Programs Support Specialist
Diane Elam

Warehouse Coordinator
Mark Smith-Vandergriff

Client Choice Food Pantry

Welcome to the Catholic Charities Client Choice Food Pantry!

Client choice pantries are a little bit different, as they allow people seeking food assistance to choose for themselves what products they receive, rather than being presented with a pre-selected and packaged assortment of food.

Following the client choice model is important to CCCNMO, because we care about the individuals and families who come to our pantry and believe that client choice is a way to show that we care enough to serve them in a dignified and personal manner.

Setting up membership is easy -- come with your I.D. and one piece of mail for proof of address. If you don't have these items, come anyway, and our staff can help navigate your membership. Once you're signed up, you can shop in person or use the SmartChoice platform online to order your grocery items and schedule a pick-up time.

We hope to see you soon!

Upcoming Open Days

Sep 28

Food Pantry Open

September 28 @ 4:00 pm

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Sep 30

Food Pantry Open

September 30 @ 10:00 am

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Oct 1

Food Pantry Open

October 1 @ 10:00 am

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Oct 3

Food Pantry Open

October 3 @ 4:00 pm

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Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri

Agency Phone: 573-635-7719

1015 Edmonds Street
Jefferson City, MO 65109

Family Immigration Services
1130 E. Elm
Jefferson City, MO 65109

1240 E. Brown School Rd.
Columbia, MO 65202

421 West 3rd Street
Sedalia, Missouri 65301

Mailing Address
Catholic Charities of Central and Nothern Missouri
P.O. Box 104626
Jefferson City, MO 65110

Diocese of Jefferson City
Chancery Offices
2207 West Main Street
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone: (573) 635-9127