Gently Used Bicycles (and helmets) are donated by individuals and given in the spring and summer to children in three neighborhoods in Marion.
School supplies and backpacks are donated by church members, businesses and individuals and are given to Linn-Mar and Marion Independent students (K-12th grade) in early August. [Parents complete a Marion Cares form in June.]
Click on the link to see a KCRG video clip about our 2014 School Supply project. http://www.kcrg.com/news/local/Marion-Cares-Collecting-School-Supplies-for-Kids-in-Need-215497551.html#C9L7K7U0rLTjMXPM.03
Warm winter clothing (including socks, mittens, hats, toiletries, dental products) is donated by church members, businesses and individuals and are given to children and families in four neighborhoods. This event is called Trunk R Treat.