NL Pantry starts Thanksgiving in July food drive
NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Community Pantry will be conducting a Thanksgiving in July community-wide food drive.
The North Liberty Community Pantry has seen a 25 percent increase in visits this year.
Those who rely on emergency food assistance are often families with children, disabled, elderly and the working poor. Many families are one unexpected car repair or medical bill away from needing food assistance. Food and fuel costs continue to rise and community needs have increased.
All the food collected in North Liberty goes to the North Liberty Community Pantry. Drop off food or financial donations at these participating financial institution during the entire month of July. The financial institution that collects the most pounds wins the Traveling Turkey Trophy to display throughout 2011.
North Liberty drop-off locations:
• Collins Community Credit Union
• Hills Bank
• Liberty Bank
• MidWestOne Bank
• University Of Iowa Community Credit Union
• US Bank