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Event date: November 20, 2021
Phone: 319-499-8746
Organizer(s): Nick Maddix
Location Name: Pepperwood Plaza
1045 Highway 6 East 52240

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Cranksgiving is a food drive on two wheels: part bike ride, part food drive, and part scavenger hunt. It’s been held annually in New York City since 1999. Every year, throughout the country, Cranksgiving events help provide thousands of needy families with a wealth of food during the week of Thanksgiving. Iowa City will once again be joining this national movement! This will be our 3rd year! Bring your bike, a helmet, a bag, a lock, your internal GPS, and around $20 to buy food and/or other necessities. You’ll be provided with a manifest listing various items to buy from specific grocery stores around town, as well as some optional destinations of your choosing.

THE IN-PERSON EVENTSaturday, November 20th, 2021. In-person registration starts at 10am. Ride starts at 11am. All riders must finish by 2pm for closing ceremonies.

FREELANCE OPTION: Not comfortable attending an in-person event with the ongoing pandemic, but still wish to donate? You can gather all the items from the Manifest List (see website) on your own time and in your own manner, and deliver them to CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank, located at 1045 Highway 6 East (Pepperwood Plaza) in Iowa City on Saturday, November 20th, between 11am and 2pm. This is preferable so that we can get an actual weight count of all items at the end. If you'd rather, you can drop off your donations anytime at your own convenience and during CommUnity's hours of operations. Out of respect for the staff working during the pandemic, we strongly recommend you wear a face mask at the time of your donation drop-off.

FINANCIAL DONATIONS: CommUnity: Table to Table: