Family YMCA of Black Hawk County

Thanksgiving Basket Drive

The Y is here for our Cedar Valley Community. Within our Y, we have families with different levels of financial means. We are inviting our members to help 50 families from within our Y who may not be able to afford a full Thanksgiving meal. Please consider sponsoring a family this holiday season.

  1. Commit to sponsoring a family basket at the Y.
  2. Pick up a list of food items needed and donate $35 to cover the cost of a turkey and Try Pie.
  3. Drop off food items to the Y by noon of Friday, November 16th.
  4. Join us in packaging the baskets at 1 pm on Friday, November 16th.

Click here to view the  list of food items for Thanksgiving basket

Enjoy your shopping! Think of leaving a note for your sponsored family wishing them a Happy Thanksgiving. Maybe print out some of your favorite healthy holiday recipes and include them in your basket. Thank you for making a difference in your community!

Please return all items to the Family YMCA of Black Hawk County by noon of Friday, November 16th.

For more information, please contact
Mikayla Lien
(319) 233-3531 email

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