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 is not a Toys for Tots event; please sign up for a Toys for Tots event AND come to Bidwell's Toy Pantry!

  • 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 will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • Each child may only receive toys once. 



  • To register, the adult and the children must have received food from the Bidwell Food Pantry in November or December.

  • At check-in at the Bidwell Food Pantry, you will receive registration information.

  • Registration will start December 1, 2021.

  • 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, Community Outreach Manager, at or by phone at 515-244-6251.