Events

Saturday, April 12: CR & IC March of Dimes Walk

Cedar Rapids March for Babies is a national walking event of the March of Dimes that gives hope to the more than half a million babies born too soon each year. The money raised supports programs in our community that help moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies. Funds are used for research to find answers to the problems that threaten our babies. Saturday, April 12 - 9am Brown Deer Golf & Country Club Contact Name #1 = Andrea Skow Contact Phone #1 = 3196932782 Sunday, April 27th - 9am Rockwell Collins C Ave Complex Contact Name #1 = Lindsey Gruber Contact Phone #1 = 3196932781

Saturday, April 26: Corridor Canstruction

An annual event held right here in the Iowa City/Cedar Rapids area, Corridor Canstruction is helping feed our hungry and fill our food banks while showing off the creativity of our people. Canstruction combines the competitive spirit of a design/build competition with a unique way to help feed hungry people. Teams collect money for cans and build amazing structures -- everything from The Great Wall of China to The Lorax -- all in the hopes of winning the prize for best "can" structure! At the close of the exhibitions all of the food used in the structures is donated to HACAP food reservoir for distribution to local food pantries, crisis centers, and shelters. April 26, 2014, 7 am - 12 pm Coral Ridge Mall, Coralville, IA Contact Name #1 = Samuel Bergus Contact Phone #1 = 319-322-8726 Contact Email #1 = sbergus@gmail.com

Saturday, April 26: Last Hope Animal Rescue Pawsome Paws Walk

After 10 years of relentless dedication of helping, saving, and finding homes for unwanted animals, Last Hope Animal Rescue is hosting a Pawsome Paws Walk Run on April 26, 2014 at Noelridge Park in Cedar Rapids, IA. The event will begin at 10:00a.m. All runners and walkers are encouraged to bring their canine companions! The run will be timed and prizes will be awarded! This is a family fun event filled day and 12 and under can walk or run for FREE! Don't miss out on fabulous food, dog shows, games, and a great way to support your local rescue. THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD RAIN OR SHINE! Contact Name = Julie Tande Contact Phone = 319-573-1441 Contact Email = Jultande@msn.com Funds are used for paying vet bills (spays, neuters, vaccinations, surgeries (repair of broken bones, heart surgery), dentals (dogs from puppy mills, skin allergies), food (special diets, or when donated food not available), microchips (all of our animals are micro chipped), frontline and heartworm (if items are not donated) Last Hope is an all volunteer organization and no one receives compensation. Our administration fees are minimal (licensing for the shelter, insurance).

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