Firm Helps “Stuff the Bus” for Waypoint
May 2, 2017
Waypoint Family Services challenged community members to “Stuff the Bus” with hygiene products for those in need.
Tricia Hoffman-Simanek, attorney with Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, led the initiative for the drive within the firm.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa—The attorneys and staff at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll collected items and raised funds to support Waypoint Family Services as part of their “Stuff the Bus” event on Monday, May 1, 2017. Through this group effort, the firm donated approximately $400 worth of hygiene items to Waypoint. Waypoint used the personal hygiene items to assemble May baskets for the homeless and replenish the shelter’s supply of items needed throughout the year. Waypoint distributes over 400 personal hygiene kits and 100 diaper kits to individuals in need every month. Tricia Hoffman-Simanek, attorney with Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, led the initiative within the firm. Tricia has served as a member of the board of directors for Waypoint Family Services since 2014. About Waypoint Family ServicesToday, nearly 125 years after its foundation, Waypoint serves individuals from all backgrounds through its Shelter and Housing Program, Domestic Violence Victim Services, and child care. Waypoint’s rich tradition of assisting women and children in Cedar Rapids and surrounding Iowa communities persists as Waypoint continues to find new ways to help individuals in crisis.Visit www.waypointservices.org for more information.