Current Needs

Can You Help?

Food Support

Our pantry is running low!  We are especially in need of canned meat and other sources of protein.  Monetary gifts and donations of goods are accepted at our offices Monday - Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  We are closed from 12 noon to 1 pm for lunch.  We welcome groups and businesses interested in doing a food drive to benefit The Salvation Army.  For more information or to make special arrangements, contact Kitchen Manager Candie Edmonds by e-mail or call her at 319-364-9131, Ext 109. 

Each year in Linn County The Salvation Army . . .

Serves between 45,000 and 50,000 meals to the hungry.

Distributes over 3,000 supplemental food boxes to households stretching limited resources.

Supplies more than 1,600 special holiday food boxes at Christmas.

Red Kettle Campaign

Ways to Give - The community can support the red kettle campaign by giving at kettle sites across Linn County.  For a list of locations, CLICK HERE.

For those that wish to give by credit card online, CLICK HERE

You can also give with a credit card by calling us at 319-364-9131 or in-person at our offices.  Checks can also be delivered personally to our offices or mailed to our address. 

To give in-person or by mail:  1000 C Avenue NW, Cedar Rapids, 52405. 

The 2013 red kettle campaign kicks off on Tuesday, November 12th and runs through Christmas Eve on Tuesday, December 24th.  Nearly half of the operating support for The Army’s programs and services is generated through this annual holiday fundraising drive.  This year's campaign target is $750,000. 

Look for the red kettles and bell ringers at over 32 retail locations across Linn County.  With all of these kettle sites, we have over 10,000 hours to fill with volunteers like you.  Sign up with your family, your friends or co-workers, your church or service club. 

Volunteer as a Bell Ringer

Toys for Tots & Holiday Food Assistance

Give Help This Christmas - Donate a Toy, Make a Cash Gift, Give of Your Time

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