Programs with a Purpose

Throughout the year, clients are invited to participate in a series of seasonal programs. These include: Easter Baskets of Love, School Supplies, Share Your Feast Thanksgiving, and Holiday Assistance Program.

Residents of Waukee Community School District are eligible to apply.  Online registration is required.


School Supplies

School supplies are available for children in grades kindergarten through high school in the Waukee Community School District.  If you would like to participate in our 2024 School Supplies program you must complete the above online application AND provide identification for ALL household members, proof of income and address by 3:00pm on Wednesday, July 31, 2024.

Online pre-registration is required. 

Client Registration Date:

June 1 – July 31, 2024

Client Pick-Up Date:

August 17, 2024


Share Your Feast Thanksgiving

Each pre-packaged Thanksgiving box provides all the ingredients for a family to make a generous holiday meal. Items are based on availability.

Online pre-registration is required.

Client Registration Date:

Will begin October  2024

Client Pick-Up Date:

Mid-November 2024


Holiday Assistance Program

Our Holiday Assistance Program offers registered clients an opportunity to receive both a Christmas Food Box and Christmas Gifts For Kids.

The Christmas Food Box is pre-assembled and includes a variety of food and personal care items for an extra blessing during the Christmas season. Families in need of help with holiday gifts for their children must apply online. 

Online pre-registration is required.

Client Registration Date:

Will begin October 2024

Client Pick-Up Date:

Mid-December 2024


Easter Baskets of Love

The Easter Baskets of Love program is an opportunity for your children to celebrate Easter and the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Each basket is filled with traditional Easter goodies and small toys.

Children ages 212 will be eligible for Easter baskets. 

NOTE: Basket items are available in the Food Pantry and are based on availability.

Client Registration Deadline:

Not applicable.

Client Pick-Up Dates:

Part of Food Pantry shopping during the Easter season.

Waukee Area Christian Services supports 400+ families during each of our seasonal programs.

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