Deck the Durango

Help KUVR deck our Durango this Christmas with food, toys, hats and mittens for area families!  

Thursday, December 1st – We will be in the Lobby of the Home Federal Bank at 423 Garfield in Holdrege from 11am to 2pm collecting Non Perishable food items for the Phelps Food Pantry.  Stop by with your donations and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate!  And if you donated you can enter to win a pair of tickets to see Blake Shelton in concert at PBA in February!  There will also be a drop box outside the KUVR studios from 8am to 5pm.

Items needed at the Phelps Food Pantry:

  • Canned meats (tuna, chicken, salmon) 
  • Packaged foods – Tuna & Hamburger Helper, Macaroni and Cheese, Taco kits 
  • Canned vegetables and fruits 
  • Soups and Crackers 
  • Canned Beef Stew 
  • Ramen Noodles 
  • Spaghetti sauce/Spaghetti or other pasta 
  • Spaghetti O’s (canned pasta) 
  • Tomato sauce 
  • Tex-Mex items (tacos, tortillas, taco seasoning, sauces, refried beans, etc) 
  • Peanut Butter 
  • Jelly/Jam 
  • Instant Potatoes, Rice, Dried Noodles 
  • Canned or Dried beans 
  • Cereals including Oatmeal and Cream of Wheat 
  • Pancake mix and Syrup 
  • Pop Tarts/Nutrition bars o Fruit juices 
  • Jello/Pudding mix 
  • Cake, Brownie & Muffin mixes 
  • Cookies/Crackers 
  • Gluten free items 
  • Kleenex and Toilet paper 
  • Dryer sheets 
  • Diapers/Diaper wipes 
  • All-purpose cleaners 
  • Dish soap 
  • Laundry soap 
  • Anything non-perishable! 

Thursday, December 8th – We will be collecting Toys for the Holdrege Optimist Club Toy Drive from 11a-2pm in the Lobby of Home Federal Bank located at 423 Garfield in Holdrege. There will also be a box outside of the KUVR studios from 8 to 5 for donations as well. Stop by with your donations, get a cup of hot chocolate and enter to win another pair of Blake Shelton tickets. There will also be a drop box outside the KUVR studios from 8am to 5pm.  

This is a list of items that the Optimist Club needs:
Boys:
Legos
Monster Trucks
Hot Wheel Cars
Pajama pants (adult sizes) 

Girls:
Baby dolls – ages 1-4
18″ American Girl TYPE dolls & clothes
Barbie Dolls
Pajama pants/tops (adult sizes)

Infant toys –  ages 6 months to 3 yr old

Generic:
Art supplies/canvases  ages 10-15
Pajamas (any size both boys & girls sizes )
Kids blankets (throws)
Kids & Adult gloves
Wrapping Paper & Gift Bags

Thursday, December 15th – We will be collecting hats, mittens and coats with the United Methodist Church and the Holdrege Optimist Club at Home Federal Bank located at 423 Garfield in Holdrege from 11am to 2pm.  Hot chocolate will be available when you drop off your donations and you can enter for a third pair of Blake Shelton tickets. The box will be outside the KUVR studios from 8 to 5 that day as well. 

Deck The Durango Sponsors Include:  
Home Federal Bank
Central Valley Irrigation
Holdrege Memorial Homes
Green Landscapes
Christian Homes Care Community
NAS Realty
Holdrege Market Place
Husker Irrigation