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Organizations Fighting Hunger

United Way of Muscatine

Address
208 W 2nd Street
Muscatine
IA 52761
UNITED STATES
563-263-5963
  
Contact
Ms. Nichole Sorgenfrey
  
County
Muscatine
  
Organization Type
Community Based
 

Description:

The mission of United Way of Muscatine is to strengthen the collective capacity of the people of the Greater Muscatine area to care for one another. The United Way of Muscatine raises funds to support the community work of local organizations, with an emphasis on the areas of education, income, and health.

United Way of Muscatine coordinates a Food Rescue Program that picks up safe food  that would otherwise go to waste from the grocery stores and deliver it to the food pantries in Muscatine.

They also house the Volunteer Center of Muscatine, which improves the quality of life in Muscatine County by connecting people with an interest in volunteering to local organizations needing volunteers. The Volunteer Center of Muscatine is part of the Volunteer Centers of Iowa network.

How to Help:

Individuals can volunteer to help, apply to serve on the donations oversight committee or donate to the annual fundraising campaign for Muscatine area charities.

People who are interested in volunteering in the Muscatine area can search for volunteer opportunities through the Volunteer Center of Muscatine's website. Nonprofits and organizations with a need for volunteers can register on the Volunteer Center of Muscatine's website and recruit volunteers.

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