Non-Food Items Shopping Wish List

We strive to provide a variety of non-food essential items to our pantry shoppers. Here is a general wish list of items to stock our personal care and household cleaners area. Donations accepted at our building Mondays 9:30-7:00, Wednesdays 9:30-2:30, and Fridays 9:00-12:00. View donation box locations. Non-Food Wish List Diapers, all sizes Baby Wipes Baby Care Items Toilet Paper Paper Towels Tissues Laundry Detergent Dish Soap All Purpose…

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Most Wanted Foods Shopping List

Wondering how you can help? Shop from our list of most wanted food items. Donations accepted at our building Mondays 9:30-7:00, Wednesdays 9:30-2:30, and Fridays 9:00-12:00. Donation boxes available in a variety of locations around Clive. Most Wanted Foods Pasta Nuts Beans (dried and canned) Rice (non-instant) Drinks and drink mixes Condiments/Spices Cereal Healthy Snacks Ramen/Asian noodles Canned Fish (tuna, salmon)

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Donations down in 2022

Donations of food and personal care products are down significantly this year. We don’t track personal care donations but this chart of food donations tells a story. Donations took a hit in 2020 when Covid hit but we still received quite a bit. Donations took a bigger hit in 2021 when we had a fire in May and lacked the capacity to store food. Halfway through 2022, donations are…

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October Items of the Month and call for warm clothing donations

October’s non-food Items of the Month are diapers (sizes 4, 5, 6) and wipes. Our food Item of the Month is canned meat. We are also putting out a call for warm clothing and winter gear. On Friday we had 31 families go through the Clothes Closet (on a typical night we average around 20) so we’re seeing a demand for warmer clothing as the weather shifts. Donations can…

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Clothing Donations

Clive Community Services has a Clothes Closet available to all during Food Pantry hours (Mondays 4:00 – 7:00 PM, Fridays 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.). We accept donations of new or gently used items for the Clothes Closet. We have a preference for in-season clothing for infants to adults. In adult sizes, small and medium are more popular but we have a need for clothing in all sizes. Our…

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March Item of the Month: New Socks and Underwear

March’s Item of the Month is New Socks and Underwear. This overlaps with our Easter Basket collection. Donations that meet remaining Easter Basket needs will be held for that project; sizes not needed will be placed in the Clothes Closet for clients to take as needed. Amazon Wish List – http://a.co/alGbbgF (This is our general wish list) Easter Basket Wish List – http://a.co/i9HGIwi (This list is kept up to date on our current…

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December Item of the Month Laundry Detergent

December’s Item of the Month is laundry detergent. We offer our clients laundry detergent every other month because we don’t have enough to offer it more frequently. Even at this rate, it flies off the shelves. At our pantry this morning, we were only able to provide laundry detergent to about 1/3 of the families we served. Amazon Wish List – http://a.co/alGbbgF Donate anytime from the convenience of your home….

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Clive Public Library Food for Fines Event

Clive Public Library is collecting non-perishable items for Clive Community Services in its Food for Fines event, August 28 to September 9. Library patrons can donate canned goods and other non-perishable food items in exchange for credit toward existing unpaid library fines. All are invited to donate items.

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August Item of the Month

August is here and our Item of the Month is Personal Care Items. This includes shampoo, conditioner, lotion, soap, razors, shaving cream, toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss, mouthwash, etc. Unopened, full-sized containers please. Drop off locations (all in Clive) Clive Library (114) Bankers Trust (114 and University) Middendorf Insurance (Hickman) TBL Print (University) Elks Lodge (NW 94th) (4:30 to 11:00pm seven days a week) Clive Community Services (NW 82nd) (Monday afternoon/evening,…

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