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Holiday Toy Pantry

You must sign up in advance to attend the event. 

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Bidwell Riverside Center

Food & Clothing Pantry

1203 Hartford Avenue

Des Moines, IA 50315


Other Information:

  • Bidwell will not be giving away holiday food packages during this event. 

  • The Toy Pantry event will focus primarily on toys and stocking stuffers.

  • This event is open to anyone; it is not zip code specific.  Residents of all counties are welcome.  You must register in advance to attend this event.

Event Information:

  • Children must be 18 or younger to participate.

  • Children do not need to be present at event.

  • Toys available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • Each child may only receive toys once. 

  • This is a Toys for Tots event.


To Sign Up:

  • Come in and sign up in the pantry.

  • Registration due dates are the dates below OR until the event is full:

    • October 12, 2022 - November 4, 2022​

    • November 21, 2022 - December 16, 2022

  • Upon registering, you will choose a date and time to attend the toy pantry.

  • The Bidwell Food Pantry is a no-boundary pantry - everyone is welcome.


Identification Requirements:

  • Adult must show photo ID when picking up toys.

  • Child identification is not required.



For more information, contact Missy Reams, Volunteer & Community Outreach Manager, by email at or by phone at 515-244-6251.


Click here to download a flyer.

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