Things You Should Know

Here is a quick overview of the most important things you need to know to host a food drive:

  • There is a printable wish list available here
  • Food Bank hours are: M-TH 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and F 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Collection barrels are available for pick up at the Food Bank at 1605 Lafayette St. in Waterloo during business hours.
  • When the drive is finished call to schedule a time to drop off the food.
  • Here is a good rule of thumb for setting a goal of pounds to raise: Estimate the number of people you expect to participate and multiply that by 5 for the estimated poundage goal.
  • One barrel can hold 200-250 pounds of food.
  • Go to the FAQ page for more detailed information or call Sheri Huber-Otting at 319-235-0507 extension 126.
  • Remember to HAVE FUN!  You are helping to feed your neighbors in need.
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