Undies Sundays

2016 'Undies Sundays' drive

Our 2016 Undies Sundays drive was a success! We collected a record 53,422 items!

A huge THANK YOU to the area churches and businesses that participated in the drive, as well as to Altru's Professional Nurses Committee and everyone in the community who donated items.

Items were distributed to social workers at a dozen United Way partner agencies including Northeast Human Service Center, CVIC, Northlands Rescue Mission, The Village Family Service, Center, St. Joseph's Social Care & Thrift Store, and Salvation Army, among others.

'Undies Sundays' Fact Sheet

  MISSION:  The Community donates NEW underwear, socks, diapers, and personal care items. Items are distributed to families in the community who are in need.
The program was started in 2003.
Yearly over 10,000 items are donated.
The donations have a huge impact on the kids and adults that receive them.
Churches have always been the primary collection points, hence the name "Undies Sundays".
Undies Sundays runs the first three Sundays in October.
The clothing items will be distributed to the agencies that operate shelters, CVIC, Salvation Army and St. Joseph's Social Care & Thrift Store.
Diapers and personal care items will also go to area food shelves because food stamps cannot purchase diapers or non-food items.


Augustana Lutheran Church
Beaver Creek Lutheran/Trinity Lutheran Church (Sharon, ND)
Bethany Lutheran Church (EGF)

Calvary Lutheran Church
Christ the King Free Lutheran Church (EGF)
Family of God/UCC (EGF)
First Church of God
First Presbyterian Church

Holy Family
Imannual Lutheran Church
Mendenhall Presbyterian Church (EGF)
New Hope Lutheran Church (Alvarado, MN)
Our Savior's Lutheran Church (Warren, MN)
Sacred Heart (EGF)
Sharon Lutheran Church
St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
United Lutheran Church
University Lutheran Church
Wesley United Church
Zion Lutheran Church (Oslo, MN)


Alerus (all locations - GF)
Altru Health System
Bremer Bank (S Columbia Rd)
Dollar Tree (S Washington St)
FedEx Ground
Frandsen Bank (all locations - GF/EGF)
Gate City Bank (all locations - GF)
Grand Forks Herald

Sure Foot Corporation
United Day Nursery
UPS Supply Chain Solutions (Pembina, ND)
Wells Fargo Bank (Columbia Rd)


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