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Thank you so much for thinking of us. Many residents here rely on the generosity of the individuals and organizations who graciously donate to them. We currently have over 600 residents with a variety of needs.

How to Donate

Please check our current needs by calling 641-753-4406 or checking our website

  • Please notify Volunteer Services of your donation ahead of time by calling 641-753-4406

Please send/deliver to:
1301 Summit St
Marshalltown, IA 50158

Include organization and/or name of person donating, a complete address, phone number and monetary value (if you wish to assign one).
Monetary donations are always welcome for our Christmas Fund and our Recreation Fund.

Please make out checks to the Iowa Veterans Home and send to:
Volunteer Services
1301 Summit St
Marshalltown, IA 50158

Items Currently Needed

  • Word Search, “Fill-it-in”, and Variety puzzle books 
  • Men’s aftershave/cologne
  • Full size personal care items (shampoo, deodorant, body wash, lotion)
  • Candy bars – full size & snack size 
  • Individually wrapped snack items (“Little Debbie” snacks, chips, cookies)
  • Microwave popcorn
  • Cans of soda pop (diet & regular)
  • Bottles of ketchup and mustard
  • Forever Postage Stamps
  • 3x5 or 4x6 picture frames to put in resident shadow boxes
  • Used tennis balls for the bottom of walker
  • Heavy material to make bags to hold wheelchair pedals
  • NEW CLOTHING DONATIONS:  Only new clothing will be accepted. Primarily XL and above  (as large as 5X) 
  • Tennis Shoes, Tee Shirts w/Pocket, Underwear, Gloves, Coats, Socks, Long Sleeved Undershirts, Sweat pants, Sweat Shirts, Pajamas, are especially needed
  • iTunes gift cards for Music Program
  • Relaxation, country and big band CDs, Country, big band and patriotic songbooks
  • Money – earmarked for dorm refrigerators, recliners, and lift chairs
  • Popcorn for Tuesday Popcorn Program (white regular popcorn – not microwave)
  • Craft Items - Dry erase markers, colored pencils,  simple snap on models, paint or color by number,  modeling clay, canvases, acrylic and watercolor paints, temper paints, any kids or simple art projects, fabric, sewing machine thread, old jewelry/beads

We Do Not Accept

  • Used clothing
  • Trial sized or used personal care items - (shampoo, deodorant, body wash, lotion)

NOT needed at this time

  • Lap blankets
  • Playing cards
  • Books
  • Combs
  • Toothpaste or toothbrushes.


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1301 Summit St
Marshalltown, IA 50158
Phone: 641-752-1501
Toll Free 1-800-645-4591
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