Frequently Asked Questions

Families in need?

If you know a family in need or belong to a family in need, contact C.R.I.S.P. at 515.462.9400 or

How do I donate?

Donate by check to C.R.I.S.P.
Community Resources in Service to People
210 W. Green St.
Winterset, IA 50273

What should I donate to C.R.I.S.P.?

C.R.I.S.P. takes cash and check donations, as well as several other items.

Click here for more information about monetary donations.

Click here for more information about physical items needed, such as clothing and office supplies.

Please note that we are not able to accept other clothing items or large objects due to limitations on storage space. However, we do keep a running list of available furniture and appliances to match with our client families.

Where should I take other items to donate?

We recommend that you bring other clothing items to the MultiPurpose Center (MATURA) in Winterset. They can also recommend to you where to drop off larger objects.

United Way Donor?

Please choose Community Resources in Service to People, Inc., for your donations through the workplace. We thank you kindly!

Where is C.R.I.S.P. located?

Our office is located in the basement of the Presbyterian Church at 210 W. Green Street in Winterset, Iowa. Enter through the north entrance and take an immediate right turn down the stairs to find our office.