Many thanks to all who donated food to help make the Thanksgiving holiday brighter for the families requesting help from the food pantry!
-ST. PIUS SCHOOL
-ST JUDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
-Many Individual Donors!
Thank you Lisa Peloquin for donating a tent for use during food distribution when it is the raining.
Many Thanks to the Boy Scouts at St. Pius X for conducting a very successful Scouting for Food Drive at St. Pius.
Happy Anniversary to Dean and Kathy Bennett, and many thanks to those attending their celebration who brought non-perishable food items for the pantry!
Many thanks to SZ Farms in Solon for contributing fresh produce for our clients all summer!
Thanks to the generous folks at Transamerica for collecting food and money for MCO!
Happy Birthday Anika Ivester!
We are very grateful for Anika for celebrating her 9th birthday by collecting food for MCO!
Many thanks to Millhiser-Smith Insurance! They have been collecting food this week for MCO, so far we have received the deliveries from Macaroni Monday, Sweet Tooth Tuesday, and Jelly Wednesday, looking forward to see what comes next!
Thank you to Americorp/NCCC for spending a day helping in our garden and food pantry!
We are so grateful to our group of golf buddies who drop by monthly with a donation of jelly! Thanks to Jack and friends for helping keep the pantry stocked with jelly!
Junior Girl Scout Troop 8308 very generously collected food for MCO as part of their Philanthropist Badge.
Many thanks to the CR Metro Catholic Schools Kindergarten classes
for collecting food at each of the school buildings.
Thank you so much to the Participants in the
Xavier High School Junior Class Service Retreat
for helping out in the food pantry!
Many thanks to All Saints School for helping us celebrate our birthday with these clever birthday bags for us to share with our clients in order to make some of their birthdays a little brighter!
The bags contain a cake mix, frosting, plates, napkins, candles and a child's gift . We will distribute these bags to families that have a child's birthday coming up.
Thanks to the Sister Chicks Prayer Group for collecting food for MCO!
Thank you to the Girl Scouts of Troop 8407 for conducting a food drive and helping to shelve the food, pack the boxes and distribute them for us!
Thank you to XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL for the very large collection of food and personal care items! Way to go!!
Thanks to Dave Wright Nissan for collecting food for MCO!
Thank you to those who remembered our clients in their Holiday celebrations and collected food and funds at Holiday gatherings!
Many thanks to Mercy Care North for gathering food for MCO!
Thanks to The Alternative Gift Market of Cedar Rapids for inviting us to a wonderful morning of gift giving for those in need in our community and around the world.
A great night of fun and trivia at Blessed John XXIII raised $1600 for MCO!! Thank you so much to those who participated in that event!
Thanks to the 7th grade Religious Education students from St. Elizabeth Ann Seton who brought food, and packed boxes for the food pantry!
Thanks to Transamerica for including MCO in their chili cook-off. Votes cost $1 or 1 can of food for the best chili, and all cans and cash were donated to MCO!
Thank you to the Hope United Church of Christ in Hiawatha for bringing 500 cans of food to MCO! Thank you for reaching out with us to the hungry in our community!
Thanks to the Xavier High School Cross Country Team for hosting a food drive at the Xavier-Linn Mar Football game!
Thank you to CLA for supporting MCO through their Jeans 4 A Cause program! We received a monetary donation from the employees of CLA who chose to wear jeans on a casual Friday. We appreciate the funds, and the support of our mission to reach out to families in need in our community.
Thanks to the staff of Young Parents Network for sharing their time with MCO by staffing the food pantry on September 18 for their Day of Caring! It was agreat way for an agency already involved with families in need to provide in a different way.
Many thanks to Millhiser-Smith Insurance for their generous donation to MCO!
The employees split in to teams and made these "canstructions" from the food collected. What a fun and creative way to reach out to the community! We are very grateful for the contribution to our pantry, and the support of our mission. Special thanks to Becky Gassmann, Mitch, and Mina for helping to coordinate the event.
Thank you Northwest Neighbors Neighborhood Association for inviting MCO to speak at your August meeting, it was a great way to get acquainted with our neighbors on the NW side of town! http://www.nwnna.org/
Thank you to the Catholic Evangeliztion Outreach at St. Patrick's for inviting MCO to be present at the August meeting!
Thanks so much to Alliance Claims Solutions for a very generous donation of food gathered in an office food drive! Way to go Team Peanut Butter&Jelly, Team Spaghetti and Sauce and Team Pancake mix and Syrup!
Thanks to the employees of Graybar for conducting an office food drive! We really appreciate the donation!
Thank you so much to the volunteers from Benchmark who volunteered to wash our windows at the Sister Mary Lawrence Community Center through United Way Day of Caring 2012!