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.
  3. Drop off food items to the Y by noon of Friday, November 19th.

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 19th.

For more information, please contact;
Dorothy Frederick
(319) 233-3531 email:

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