Caring Hands helps neighbors with support from neighbors! Here is how you can help.
Your cash donations enable Caring Hands to purchase food from the most economical source, sources that are not available to the retail consumer. Donate securely through PayPal or mail donations to:
Caring Hands Outreach Center
PO Box 103
Altoona, IA 50009
Donations of nonperishable foods, personal items (diapers, feminine hygience products, soap, toothbrushes, etc.) and fresh produce from your garden may be dropped off at Caring Hands Altoona Monday-Friday, 9 am - 1 pm
Food items may also be placed in specially-marked barrels at Hy-Vee and Fareway stores in Altoona and Pleasant Hill.
New or gently used clothing donations may be dropped off at Caring Hands Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 3-6 p.m.
Caring Hands offers many opportunities to serve the community. Over 200 volunteers currently serve the Food Pantries, Clothes Hanger, and Online Sales Store by picking up donations, organizing inventory, evaluating collections and estates, and serving in retail sales. If you feel called to give your time, there is a place for you!
You can support the ministry of Caring Hands considerably by praying for our clients, staff, and volunteers.