You can make a one-time donation by clicking on the “Donate” button in the right column. However, we’ve had a number of people ask us if they could make a recurring contribution to Food At First, as part of their monthly budget. Well, we’ve finally figured out how to do it! Click one of the links below, and you can have a withdrawal made from your debit/credit card, or even your bank account! If you have any questions at all, please contact We’d love to be part of your regular discipline of giving!!

$25 monthly

$50 monthly

$100 monthly

If you’d prefer to mail a check, please make it out to Food At First and mail it to:

Food At First
PO Box 87
Ames IA  50010

And if you’d like to buy real items to donate, here are some staples that we always need – feel free to buy some, and bring it over to the Fellowship Hall, marked for “Food At First”:

Black beans
Cream Soups
Canned Soups
Dry Coffee Creamer
Juices, variety for beverage service
Mayonnaise / Miracle Whip
Salad dressing, Ranch
Vegetables, canned, assorted
Fruit, canned, assorted
Trash bags, 45-gal, heavy duty
Paper towels
Bar towels, tea towels

Thank you for helping us to help others!