Undies Sundays

Our 2017 Undies Sundays drive was a success! We collected 29,014 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 20,000 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 (Sharon, ND)
Bethany Lutheran Church (EGF)
Big Woods Lutheran Church (Oslo, MN)

Calvary Lutheran Church
Christ the King Free Lutheran Church (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. Mary's
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Trinity Lutheran Church (Sharon, ND)
United Lutheran Church
University Lutheran Church
Wesley United Church
Zion Lutheran Church (Oslo, MN)


Altru Professional Nurses Association
Choice Financial (2 locations)
FedEx Ground
Gate City Bank (4 locations)
Grand Forks Public Health
Northern Roots Boutique
Sacred Heart (office)
Sure Foot Corporation
Wells Fargo Bank


All About Kids
Altru YMCA
Immanuel Day Care
Little Miracles
Sunflake Preschool
Sunmypatch Preschool
United Day Nursery