Serving the communities of La Vista, Papillion and Ralston

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302 American Parkway
Papillion, NE 68046
(Heartland Family Svc. building)

Needed Now

December 2018 – We are in greatest need of the following items at this time.

  • Canned Sloppy Joe Mix
  • Canned Pasta
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Muffin Mix
  • Pasta Sides
  • Rice Sides
  • Potato Sides
  • Chili

Non Food Items

  • Paper Towels
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Kleenex
  • Dish soap (12oz or smaller)

We currently have an abundance of corn and green beans.



Service Area

The Pantry provides food, toiletries and other household items to clients in our service area.  Eligibility for services is determined by the client’s zip code.  Clients in the following zip codes are eligible for service when referred:

  • 68046
  • 68127
  • 68128
  • 68133
  • 68136
  • 68138

Services for residents outside the tri-city area are provided by other area food pantries.

How to receive services

  1. Obtain a referral from one of the organizations listed below
  2. Present a valid photo ID such as driver’s license, military ID or passport
  3. Present a bill such as a utility bill or credit card statement from the current or previous month with your name and current address on it

Service hours are listed on the right side of the page.  Clients coming during evening hours must arrive at least 10 minutes before closing to receive services.

How to obtain a referral

The Pantry provides service by referrals from area agencies and certain individuals.  To get a referral, please contact one of the following:

  • Heartland Family Service
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society through one of the following churches:
  • Sarpy County Human Services
  • Veteran’s Services
  • Your local church
  • Your child’s school social worker
  • Other accredited agencies

 Distribution policy

Clients are entitled to services once every 60 days.

Service Hours

  • Mon: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.*
  • Tue: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Wed: closed
  • Thur: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.*
  • Fri: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.*
  • Sat – Sun: Closed
    *Clients must arrive at least 10 minutes before closing to receive services
    The pantry is closed on holidays

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Donation hours

Please note a change in our donation hours. If you are having a drive or have a large donation please contact the pantry at to coordinate a drop off time. Thank you for your cooperation. 

Food donations may be dropped off at Heartland Family Service during the following hours:

  • Mon: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. / evenings by appointment only
  • Tue: 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Wed: no hours
  • Thurs: 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. / evenings by appointment only
  • Friday 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.