CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust and United We March Forward, a local nonprofit that serves immigrants, are hosting a second donation drive for the African immigrant community in Cedar Rapids that still is recovering from the Aug. 10 derecho.
The event will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 1 at Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, 500 First Ave. NE.
The event also will be give African immigrants an opportunity to voice concerns to city officials and nonprofit advocates, organizers said in a news release.
Other organizations participating include HACAP, the city of Cedar Rapids and Feed Iowa First.
The following donations are sought:
• Food items such as rice, dried beans, fruit, canned goods and non-perishable items.
• Personal hygiene items such as diapers and diaper wipes, toothpaste, body wash and soap, shampoo and deodorant.
• Household items such as dish soap, toilet paper, paper towels.
• New or gently used winter clothing and coats.
Donations, including monetary gifts, will be accepted at any of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust’s five locations until 4 p.m. Sept. 30.
06:30AM | Sat, October 24, 2020
07:30AM | Fri, October 23, 2020
06:30AM | Fri, October 23, 2020