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DART and DMARC Partnering to Bring Mobile Pantry to DART Central Station

February 16, 2018

Beginning Thursday, March 1, 2018, the Des Moines Area Religious Council (DMARC) Mobile Food Pantry will be on-site at DART Central Station on the first and third Thursday of each month.

The pantry will be open to DART riders and the general public between 4 and 6 p.m. When it's at DART, the pantry will be located on the drive behind platforms M and N.

DART is proud to partner with DMARC to bring this mobile pantry to Downtown Des Moines. DMARC identifies areas of the community to locate this pantry to help bridge gaps in accessibility to food or other goods and necessities. It chose DART to help serve people who live and work downtown, or those who live in other under-served regions who are able to access DART using public transportation.

To learn more, including how to use the pantry, and what riders should bring along when they visit the site, please visit ridedart.com.

About DART

The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) is the public transportation provider in and around Polk County. DART operates a family of transportation services that connects thousands of people every day to jobs, school, medical appointments, entertainment and more. For more information about DART services, schedules, route changes, or directions to the nearest DART stop, visit the website at ridedart.com or call (515) 283-8100.