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United Way of North Central Iowa gives away shoes before school starts

MASON CITY, IOWA – United Way of North Central Iowa to hold three kid’s shoe distribution events in Forest City, Mason City and Garner. Kids in need of shoes are encouraged to attend one of the following events:

Forest City- Shoe distribution event- Forest City YMCA, 916 W I Street Forest City, IA 50401

Date: August 11th, 2021 from 4-7 p.m.

Mason City-Shoe Distribution Event- Community Health Center 404 North Federal Avenue, Mason City

Date: August 12th, 2021 from 5-8 p.m.

Garner- Shoe Distribution event Presbyterian Church, 475 Maben Avenue, Garner, 50438

Date: August 16th, 2021 from 4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Children must be present and accompanied by an adult to receive shoes. 

United Way of North Central Iowa completed their first distribution event held August 3rd in Charles City with volunteers from Valero.  The shoe drive distributed over 200 shoes to kids in Floyd County. 

We could not do it without the generous support of Access Systems, Cargill, Charles City Rotary Club, Charles City Rotary Club, Clear Lake Bank and Trust, Clear Lake Kiwanis Club, Edwards Jones-Jeremy Heyer, First Citizens Bank, First Security Bank, Henkel Construction, IMT, Kwik Star, Lund Foods, Mason City Noon Kiwanis, Michaels Foods, River City Morning Kiwanis, Valero and individual donors who donated to purchase shoes and each location that hosted a donation box for our 2021 Shoe Drive. 

United Way of North Central Iowa is helping people, changing lives and building community by focusing on the building blocks of a better life: education, income and health. For more information about United Way of North Central Iowa, please contact us at 641-423-1774 or visit our website at   

August 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 12, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on August 16, 2021 at 4:00 pm

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