CURRENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

** The annual Care and Share Coat Giveaway will be Monday and Wednesday, October 16 and 18, at 600 South Main, from 5-7p.m.  There will be coats for all ages.  One coat per family member will be provided as well as gloves, hats, and scarves.  The family member getting a coat should be present.  The regular free store at South Main will be closed on those dates. 

** El sorteo anual de abrigos Care and Share será el lunes y miércoles 16 y 18 de octubre en 600 South Main, de 5 a 7 p.m. Habrá abrigos para todas las edades. Se proporcionará un abrigo por miembro de la familia, así como guantes, gorros y bufandas. El miembro de la familia que recibirá el abrigo debe estar presente. La tienda gratuita habitual en South Main estará cerrada en esas fechas.

**If Council Bluffs schools are closed due to bad weather, then both locations of Care and Share House are closed that day.

**Care and Share House is always in need of plastic grocery bags for our food pantries and the free stores. Please drop off plastic grocery bags at either location during our open hours.

**Care and Share House is in particular need of canned dinners such as Spaghettio’s, boxed dinners such as Tuna Helper and Hamburger Helper, canned soup, ramen noodles, spaghetti, and cereal at this time.

**Care and Share House is in particular need of men’s gently used clothing including sweatshirts, t-shirts, jeans, coats, socks, and shoes as well as all types of children’s clothing.¬† There is also always a need for household items including sheets, towels, kitchen items, and decorative items.

**Due to the variable schedules of our volunteers, Care and Share House is in need of new volunteers to help with a variety of tasks. Volunteers with basic computer skills are needed to welcome and complete intake procedures for clients. Volunteers are needed to sort and display clothing and items in the free stores, and volunteers are needed to fill pantries for clients as well. Please email cgthien@cox.net if you are interested in becoming involved at Care and Share House.