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Ms. Agnes Kress

Organizer

Ms. Agnes Kress
Phone
319-235-0507
Email
akress@northeastiowafoodbank.org

Date

Jul 02 2019 - Aug 13 2019

Time

All of the day

Personal Care Drive

The Northeast Iowa Food Bank will be holding the 2019 Personal Care Drive from July 1st to August 12. During this event, local churches, organizations, and businesses will be collecting personal care items, such as soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste, feminine hygiene products, and diapers. 

An estimated 48,000 northeast Iowans struggle with food insecurity. Many of them also struggle to provide personal care items for their families, and government food assistance programs such as SNAP do not provide assistance for purchasing personal care items. No access to personal care items leads to poor hygiene, health issues among both adults and children, and damage to a family’s well-being.

Donated items will be distributed among over 200 local food pantries, soup kitchens, and other nonprofit agencies in 16 northeast Iowa counties. If you would like to be a donation site or contribute to the the 2019 Personal Care Drive, please call us at (319)-235-0507or email Agnes Kress at akress@northeastiowafoodbank.org

2019 Drop off Sites:

Cedar Falls:

First Presbyterian Church, 902 Main Street

First United Methodist Church, 718 Clay Street

MercyOne Bluebell Road Family Medicine, 226 Bluebell Road

Principal, 1100 Technology Pkwy

Hudson:

Community Church of Hudson, 226 Eldora Road

Waterloo:

Faith Evangelical Lutheran, 1555 W. Ridgeway Ave.

Lincoln Savings Bank, 242 Tower Park Dr.

Northeast Iowa Food Bank, 1605 Lafayette St.

St. Paul’s UMC, 207 W. Louise St.

Trinity American Lutheran Church, 605 W 4th St.

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1301 Kimball Ave.

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 810 Kimball Ave.

2019 Special Events/Drop Off’s:

Sunday, July 14th- Rydell Car Show, 1325 E San Marnan Dr, Waterloo, IA 50702 9 am – 2 pm
Follow this event on Facebook for more details!

Saturday, August 10th – 9 AM-11:45 AM at the following Walmart locations:

  • Cedar Falls
  • Independence
  • Waterloo

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