Outlets of Des Moines to Host Soup for the Soul Donation Drive for Caring Hands Food Pantry

Sunday, February 14 through Sunday, March 7, 2021

ALTOONA, IOWA (February 2021) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) will host Soup for the Soul, a donation drive for Caring Hands Food Pantry from Sunday, February 14 through Sunday, March 7, 2021. Soups can be dropped off at Customer Service located inside the food pavilion.  

“The demand for food donations continues and we thank everyone in the community who can help us provide the gift of soup for distribution through our pantry,” says Caring Hands Food Pantry Coordinator Melinda VanderVelden.

Caring Hands Food Pantry needs 21 ounce, ready-to-serve soups; name or store brands are accepted. For those unable to donate in person, monetary contributions for the soup drive can be made at CaringHandsIowa.org.

“During these challenging times food insecurity is at an all-time high,” says TJ Just, General Manager of Outlets of Des Moines. “Outlets of Des Moines is pleased to partner with Caring Hands Food Pantry on this vital effort to collect soup donations for our neighbors in need,” he adds.

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