Organizing Donations at Shelter

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Bidwell Riverside Center - Hawthorn Hill

1-2 volunteers are needed at a time to organize our donation area. We provide essential necessities to the families staying in New Directions Shelter and The Home Connection program.

Volunteers would need to commit to 2-3 hours. Suggested times to come help should be between 9am-4pm Monday through Friday. Let us know what time works for you.

Volunteers would be organizing clothing, personals/toiletries, feminine hygiene products, diapers, cleaning products, school supplies, food items, and much more.

Masks are required. Volunteers will primarily be working by themselves in our storage area.

About volunteering: A volunteer orientation is provided when you first arrive to help, including an overview about poverty in the Des Moines metro. We provide a unique cultural and economically diverse volunteer experience.

About Hawthorn Hill: Hawthorn Hill's mission is to establish and operate housing programs for homeless families with children that help them obtain permanent housing and to provide services to help families achieve economic self-sufficiency. We do this through two programs: New Directions Shelter and The Home Connection.

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About Bidwell Riverside Center - Hawthorn Hill

Location:

1203 Hartford Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50315, US

Mission Statement

Bidwell Riverside Center - Hawthorn Hill envisions a future where no one lives in poverty and every person has the opportunity for a positive future.

Description

Bidwell Riverside Center - Hawthorn Hill has 2 locations with 2 programs at each location. The Bidwell Riverside location has a child development center and a food pantry, the highest serving pantry in Iowa. Hawthorn Hill focuses on housing and providing services to help families achieve economic self-sufficiency through 2 programs: New Directions Shelter and The Home Connection.

Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Hawthorn Hill3001 Grand AvenueDes Moines, IA 50312

(41.58483,-93.65793)
 

SKILLS

  • Organization

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2-3 hours at a time

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