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

April 2020 – We are in greatest need of the following items at this time.

  • Chicken Helper
  • Tuna Helper
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Canned Sloppy Joe
  • Brownie Mix
  • Cake Mix
  • Canned Fruit
  • Pudding
  • Canned Chili
  • Chunky Soup
  • Saltine Crackers

Non Food Items

  • Laundry Detergent
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Kleenex
  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towels

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
  • 68137
  • 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 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 in the below order:

  • PLVCS District Social Worker
  • Ralston Public Schools District Social Worker
  • Heartland Family Service
  • Sarpy County Human Services
  • Veteran’s Services
  • Your local church
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society through one of the following churches:
  • Other accredited agencies

 Distribution policy

Clients are entitled to services once every 30 days. A referrall is needed 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.