The Oasis Food asks if you are immune compromised or feeling sick please do not come.
You can give another person written permission to pick up a food box for you.
Please remember to keep social distancing while in line (6 feet or more from anyone not in your household).
As of now, we ask that there be no line at the food center until we open for food distribution.
For now, there will not be a hot meal served on Wednesdays until further notice.
We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
Individuals and Families may come to Oasis Food Center once a week on the days listed below.
Individuals and Families may come every week to the Oasis Food Center.
The Oasis Food Center is a choice food pantry.
*New Individuals and Families are required to fill out an intake form at time of service. Must have photo ID
Oasis Food Center Card (1st card is free, all replacements cards are $5) and Photo ID is required (EVERY TIME) to receive services at the Oasis Food Center.
No one or vehicle is allowed on the Oasis Food Center property earlier than 2 hours before the food center is to open on Wednesday or Thursday.
Everyone returning or who is new to the Oasis Food Center must wait be in line to receive services.
Any boxes or chairs left unattended in the line will be removed.
There is no saving spots for those not at the food center and in line.
Only Service Animals Specifically (NO Comfort Animals) trained to aid a person with a disability are WELCOME
Please leave your pets and comfort animals at home and not in your vehicle.
Pets and animals are not allowed at the Oasis Food Center.
Remember to bring water during hot summer weather.
Dress warm when it is cold. The Oasis Food Center is open no matter sun, rain, snow, hot or cold weather.
Please dress for the weather conditions.
The Weekend Feeding Program is for children who have a food deficiencies and insecurities. To provide food for a weekend in a backpack for children to take home. The Program promotes responsibility, stability, school attendance especially on Fridays. The program helps improve the child’s ability to concentrate and learn in the classroom without worry about being hungry.
The Weekend Feeding Program is coordination with Caldwell School District. We are currently running the program at Van Buren Elementary, Sacajawea Elementary, Lincoln Elementary, Washington Elementary, Wilson Elementary, Lewis & Clark Elementary, Syringa Middle School, and Jefferson Middle School.
Thank you to all who help distribute food boxes and hot meals every week.
A big thank you to all the volunteers who helped with the 2019 Thanksgiving dinner. We served 246 hot meals.
Thank you to John F. Nagel Foundation, the Walmart Foundation, Albertsons, Costco, Franz Bakery, Blue Barn Produce, Idaho FoodBank, Crockham Seed Company, Toys for Tots, the Whittenberger Foundation, The Idaho FoodBank Fund, Southwest Idaho Legacy Organization (Caldwell Community Foundation), Dakan Funeral Home, Caldwell Family Dentistry, Desert Springs Elementary 1st grade, Various Boy Scout Troops, Flahiff Funeral Chapels, DL Evans Bank, and numerous individuals & families for supporting the Oasis Food Center.
Partnerships with Southwest District Health and Alberstons Pharmacy.