Donations made to Caring Hands Outreach Center directly help those in need. Only 3% of our revenue goes towards administrative costs.

We know a lot of people who want to help by providing product for Caring Hands Food Pantry, the following are our most requested items:

Most needed food items:

  • Cream of Mushroom Soup 10 oz
  • Cream of Chicken Soup 10 oz
  • Elbow Macaroni
  • Pork and Beans
  • Chili Beans
  • Egg Noodles 12-Oz (Dry)
  • Tuna, canned
  • Canned Fruits and Vegetables
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly

Personal items needed:

  • Tooth brush, individually wrapped
  • Bar of Soap,
  • Hygiene products (feminine)
  • Shampoo

Clothes Hanger Items Needed:

  • Girls Underwear (new only)
  • Children’s Clothing
  • Towels
  • Sheets
  • Blankets
  • Comforters

To drop off FOOD and CLOTHING donations, you may do so at the Caring Hands Center at:

Caring Hands Outreach Center Inc.
 201 9th St NE
Altoona, IA 50009

You can bring donations to Caring Hands:

MONDAY – FRIDAY
9 AM – 1 PM

MONDAY and WEDNESDAY
3:00 – 6:00 PM

Food items can also be placed in specially marked barrels at Hy-Vee and Fareway Stores located in Altoona and Pleasant Hill.

Monetary donations can be mailed to:

Caring Hands Outreach Center Inc.
 P.O. Box 103
Altoona, IA 50009

You can also donate securely online below!

We thank you for your help!

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