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Thanksgiving in July is a community wide food drive organized by the Mercy Health Network Iowa City, Executive Chef Ron Hall in partnership with United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties. Thanksgiving in July food drives will be held throughout the month of July by area business, civic and faith based organizations as well as interested individuals. All food and funds donated will go directly to individuals and families in need of assistance throughout Johnson & Washington Counties. You can organize your own mini food drive to help out of HACAP Washington Food Pantry.
The Eastern Iowa Freedom from Hunger Food and Funds Drive is celebrating its 16th anniversary. As one of the largest food drives in Linn County, the Eastern Iowa Freedom from Hunger Food Drive is vitally important in addressing the needs of those who are food insecure in our community, especially during the summer months when food supplies dwindle.
All locations will be closed for an agency wide shut down in observance of Independence Day from July 4-6.
We all know about the Black Fridays, the Cyber Mondays, but how many of us know about Giving Tuesdays? This little known day started just 4 years ago with the idea that maybe we should give back during the holidays too.
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Right now in our community 1 in 5 people are going hungry. In Iowa, we have some areas where a fourth of our school-aged kids receive their only meal from school. September is Hunger Action Month, and this month we are focusing our efforts on the fight to help those who struggle to get the nutritious food they need.
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