Special Distributions

INTRODUCTION

Coats

The Pantry has a coat distribution one day each year in collaboration with the Consultation of Religious Communities (CRC). It takes place in October and is for both children and adults. You must be present to receive a coat.

Socks & Underwear

Socks and underwear are distributed twice per year.

  • Children’s socks and underwear are distributed during back-to-school activities in the fall.
  • Children’s and adults’ are distributed in the spring during regular Pantry hours to everyone served by the Pantry.

Donations of gently used or new coats are accepted in all sizes toddler to adult. New socks and underwear donations are accepted in all sizes toddler to adult.

Spring Socks & Underwear Distribution

Each spring the Pantry hosts a special distribution of socks and underwear for both children and adults during regular Pantry hours to everyone served by the Pantry. Each family member is allowed one package of socks and one package of socks and one package of underwear.

NEXT DISTRIBUTION: TBA

Spring Toiletries Distribution

For one week during the spring, the Pantry hosts a toiletries distribution for everyone served by the Pantry. Each family member is allowed 4 items (deodorant, shampoo, lotions, etc.) each.

NEXT DISTRIBUTION: February 27 – March 4, 2017

Back-To-School Distribution

Children’s socks and underwear and toiletries are distributed during back-to-school activities in the fall.  See more information on our events page HERE.

NEXT DISTRIBUTION: August 17, 2018

Winter Coat Distribution

The Pantry has a coat distribution one day each year in collaboration with the Consultation of Religious Communities (CRC). It takes place in October and is for both children and adults. You must be present to receive a coat.

NEXT DISTRIBUTION: Saturday, October 14, 2017 (LOCATION: TBD)

If you miss the coat distribution or cannot make it, please contact North Liberty Family Resource Center to be referred to the Pantry.

Garner Elementary
Jill Winders, Student & Family Advocate – (319) 688-1194
winders.jill@iowacityschools.org

Van Allen Elementary 
Danielle Weipert, Student & Family Advocate – (319) 688-1189
weipert.danielle@iowacityschools.org

Penn Elementary 
Kris Hynek, Student & Family Advocate – (319) 688-1154
hynek.kris@iowacityschools.org

 

Special Thanks

Thank you to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois who provided grant funding for our coats and socks & underwear distributions in 2015 and 2016.

Thank you to Community Partnership For Protecting Children and The Walmart Foundation for providing funding to support the 2016 Coat Distribution.