Serving the greater Lincoln area since 1985!
Foodnet is a group of volunteers from many different churches and other non-profit organizations trying to stop the waste of food and provide for those in need. We collect food from donors for distribution at our sites around the Lincoln area each day. We provide mostly perishable foods such as fruits, vegetables, dairy products, bread, etc. These are items not usually found at a dry goods food pantry, but are still in demand.
Distribution of food through Foodnet is made possible by the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act: an act of Congress that encourages the donation of food and grocery products to non-profit organizations for distribution to needy individuals, backed by the full force and effect of the law.
Thanksgiving Week Updates:
- Seward Distribution – Moved to Wednesday, November 22nd
- First Mennonite – (7300 Holdredge) – Moved to Friday, November 24th.
- Neighborhood Church – (1302 F St) Closed Thanksgiving Day
- Check back here when weather conditions are questionable.
Thank you to Scheels Sporting Goods Store of Lincoln for their generous gift to FoodNet! We appreciate your support this holiday season!
We are a charitable organization registered with AmazonSmile. When you purchase something from Amazon, sign in with AmazonSmile and a small portion of the purchase will be donated to Foodnet, Inc. Thank you for helping to support Foodnet!
Did You Know?
48,775 people participated in a food pickup
146,317 total people were helped
15,151 volunteer shifts helped make this possible
49,623 hours were worked in those shifts
Thank you to all of our volunteers for keeping FoodNet alive and strong!
Volunteers and Food Donors
If you would like to donate or volunteer, please contact us at:
We are proud to partner with Food Donation Connection. Together we work to get surplus food to the hungry in our community!
Foodnet is a 501(c)(3) organization