Sioux City, Iowa – Convoy of Hope stopped in Sioux City, Iowa, on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Tyson Event Center to provide a day of free food, goods and services. The community celebration is one of dozens Convoy of Hope is hosting in 2013 throughout the United States. Already, more than 73,000 guests of honor have attended the $50-million tour of hope.
This was a free Sioux City community event offering $1 million in free goods and services including groceries, haircuts, dental check-ups, health services, workforce development services, kid’s carnival and more. The event provided an opportunity for more than 1,000 local community volunteers to share hope and tangible help with more than 5,000 neighbors in a spirit of honor and dignity. Convoy of Hope was also working with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) at the outreach. NBCF provided education, support and early detection services to underserved women in the community.
Convoy of Hope, a faith-based organization founded in 1994, has a driving passion to feed the world through community outreaches, children’s feeding initiatives, disaster response and partner resourcing. Convoy of Hope has a long history as a first responder in times of natural disasters and has been a Four Star Charity as recognized by Charity Navigator for nine consecutive years. For more information on Convoy of Hope please visit http://www.convoyofhope.org.