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We're honoring a teacher monthly during the 2014-15 school year with an A+ for Education — get your submissions in today!
Our Judges have selected our 2014 9 Who Care — Thank you for your entries! As always, our events calendar is full of fun things to do!
Iowa City 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.
The event is Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 9am - Lower City Park, Iowa City. Get your teams and get registered today!
Get your tickets for the 8th Annual Uncork A Wish Gala in downtown Cedar Rapids on Friday, April 10th. Help make wishes come true for children ages 2-1/2 and 18 who live with life-threatening medical conditions and enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Make A Wish Iowa is granting wishes every other day with the proceeds from events such as this. Come enjoy an evening in the beautiful DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel, along with wine & beer samples and pairings, music, auctions and more. And new this year - Bring your fully charged phones and get ready to do your bidding in a quick, easy way!
Bowl Dubuque is Mentor Dubuque's biggest fundraiser of the year. The event is held at Creslane's in Dubuque and is an incredibly fun event! Teams of 5 raise money and come out and bowl and proceeds from the event will fund our mentoring program for youth ages 5-15. There are 2 different shifts 6pm & 8:30pm. Create a team, or have your business sponsor your team and make it an employee outing for a great cause! Call (563) 845-0768 for registration details!
It is the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Iowa (SOIA) Polar Plunge. Individuals and teams sign up to plunge as Polar Bears or as Chickens (who do not plunge). Costumes are encouraged, and everyone has fun while raising money for Special Olympics of Iowa Athletics. Polar Plunges are some of the most popular fundraising events for Special Olympics Iowa. We would love for members of the community to come out on Saturday, April 11th to plunge. Get a team, come alone, it doesn't matter! Plunge locations are Coralville Lake and Pleasant Creek. For registration details visit www.soiowa.org/plunge
The Marion Home School Assistance program is inviting you to attend a Volunteer Fair on Monday, March 30th. Visit with more than 40 nonprofits and learn about their programs, as well as service and career opportunities in our community. We will update this page with a list of all non-profits that will be on site during the fair. They will be looking for volunteers to match current and future needs. This event is open to the public and there is no charge to attend.
Location of this event is at the Marion Home Schooling Assistance Program - 440 S 15th St - Marion, IA.
Join the Grace C. Mae Advocate Center for their 2015 Vintage Masquerade Ball Fundraiser featuring a social hour, dinner and dueling piano show. The proceeds from this event help fund programs offered to those in need of mental health therapy through the advocate center. The event is help on Saturday, March 21st from 5pm-11pm at Teamsters Hall - 5000 J St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404. For tickets you can purchase $25 dinner, $15 event only, or $35 for both. Children are $15 dinner, $15 event only, or $25 for both. Children under 3 no charge.
Families Helping Families is hosting its annual POP CAN DRIVE FOR ABUSED OR NEGLECTED CHILDREN this March. We are seeking area businesses and individuals who are willing to donate pop can money for a day, week, or the entire month of March to Families Helping Families of Iowa! We are planning to use this money to help the foster children in our area.
Please donate online, or bring in can money to our location at 3516 Center Point Rd NE, Cedar Rapids. We can also arrange times to pick up your cans. Your company/name will be listed on our website in March and mentioned on our Facebook page! Please contact our office today for more information. 319-294-9706. Make a donation to the POP CAN DRIVE here!