Welcome to the newly designed KCRG-TV9 Show You Care website!

Congratulations to Jason Guyer from West Delaware High School! He is our March A+ For Education winner.

KCRG-TV9 is proud to continue the tradition of supporting and celebrating charitable organizations and events in Eastern Iowa. Each year we traditionallysupport over 80 events.

All of the support offered through the Show You Care program happens because of the time, dedication, and generosity our of sponsors. Without them, the program would not be possible. We recognize with sincere gratitude the support of Mercy Medical Center, Dave Wright Subaru, Eells and Tronvold Law Offices and the University of Iowa Community Credit Union.

A+ For Education Official Rules:

  1. No purchase necessary.
  2. Nominations will be accepted only from September 1 through April 15.
  3. All taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners.
  4. Prizes awarded to minors will be awarded, at the option of KCRG-TV9, to a custodian under the Iowa Uniform Transfers to Minors Act.
  5. Winners will be asked to sign a publicity release allowing KCRG-TV9 to use the winners name, voice and likeness for promotional purposes.
  6. Entries will only be saved for the duration of one month. If not selected, applicants are encouraged to reapply each month.
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  • Food Need: How You Can Help

    Johnson County: http://jccrisiscenter.org/ Black Hawk County: http://www.northeastiowafoodbank.org/Programs/CedarValleyFoodPantry.aspx Linn County: www.hacap.org Dubuque: The Dubuque Food Pantry... Read More »

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  • 2013 9 Who Care Award Recipients

    • Kari Atkinson – Central City
    • Jeremiah Anthony – Iowa City
    • John Bohy – St. Donatus
    • Stephanie Nesseth – Cedar Rapids
    • Mary Palmberg – Iowa City
    • Timothy Patterson – Cedar Rapids
    • Henk Rook – Cedar Rapids
    • Leslee Sandberg – Cedar Rapids
    • Winnie Williams – Monticello
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  • 9 Who Care

    Nominate a volunteer to the 9 Who Care Jefferson Awards. Read More »

  • 9 Who Care Winner: Jill Hockaday

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — 9 Who Care Winner, Jill Hockaday, took the most difficult time in her life, and is using that experience to help others. Two years ago Hockaday’s 16-year-old son, Chandler, died by suicide. Through her grief and struggle to answer the elusive “why,” she found her voice and is using... Read More »

  • 9 Who Care Winner Serves Up a Warm Meal for Those in Need

    IOWA CITY, Iowa - Mary Palmberg knows that serving someone a meal involves much more than just food. Palmberg coordinates volunteers at Iowa City's Free Lunch Program, making sure every person who arrives gets a good meal. She works with 35 different teams of volunteers. Most come from area churches.... Read More »

  • Bellevue Man Provides People with a Free Lift

    BELLEVUE, Iowa - Many of our 9 Who Care winners offer service that can lift up those around them. But tonight, KCRG TV9's Katie Wiedemann features John Bohy, a man who's known for simply giving people a lift.... Read More »

  • Jones County Woman Bakes, Builds, Brings Smiles to Children

    JONES COUNTY, Iowa - Imagine doing enough to make an entire county a little bit better -- year by year -- large project by large project. From enhancing a new hospital to helping steer a campaign for a new theatre to reading to kindergarteners, Winnie Williams of Monticello has been recognized for her... Read More »

  • 9 Who Care Winner Spreads His Love for Soccer

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Soccer takes endurance and focus. That's something tonight's 9 Who Care winner showed as he spread that game to others in eastern Iowa. KCRG TV Nine's Brady Smith introduces us to Henk Rook.... Read More »

  • Central City Woman Spreads Hemophilia Awareness

    CENTRAL CITY, Iowa - The Centers for Disease Control says about 20,000 people in the U-S have Hemophilia. That's a bleeding disorder that mostly impacts boys, in which the blood doesn't clot correctly. One Central City woman has spent hours supporting families struggling to cope with the disorder. KCRG-TV9's... Read More »

  • Sandberg Shares Love for Reading with Cedar Rapids Kids

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Monday's Nine Who Care Winner is using her retirement to share a love for reading with children. KCRG-TV9's Beth Malicki introduces us to Leslee Sandburg. ... Read More »

  • 9 Who Care Winner Helps Sick Families Get a Clean House

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - When tragedy hits, it is the simple things that often mean the most. Simple things, like cleaning your home. That's where Stephanie Nesseth stepped in. KCRG-TV9's Forrest Saunders shows us how this 9 Who Care Winner makes a big difference with a little cleaning.... Read More »

  • Cedar Rapids Man Warms Hearts with Homemade Hats

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - For many people, a diagnosis of a serious medical condition might send them home to rest, recuperate and just take care of themselves, but not Tim Patterson. When this 9 Who Care recipient needed a way to keep busy with limited mobility he took up knitting. KCRG TV Nine's Dave... Read More »

  • West High Bros. Brightens Classmates' Days

    IOWA CITY, Iowa - We have outstanding volunteers all over eastern Iowa. Each year, KCRG-TV9 and our Show You Care sponsors honor the work of nine people,our 9 Who Care. One of them is an Iowa City West High School student who uses social media to brighten each day for his classmates. Iowa City... Read More »

  • WATCH: University of Iowa Researches How to Keep Younger Demographics

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The city of Cedar Rapids has turned to a group of University of Iowa graduate students to research how city officials can better attract and retain young professionals.... Read More »

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  • Show You Care

    All of the support offered through the Show You Care program happens because of the time, dedication, and support our Sponsors. Without them, none of this would be possible! Our sincere gratitude goes out to Mercy Medical Center, Dave Wright Subaru, Jenny Craig, and Eells and Tronvold Law Offices for all your work! Read More »

  • A+ For Education Official Rules

    Read the full rules for A+ for Education Read More »

  • January 2014 Winner - Sheryl Scofield

    Strawberry Hill Elementary Sheryl Scofield of Anamosa School district has been teaching for more than 30 years. She has had a positive impact on hundreds of students. She treats all students with dignity and respect. She is able to gain their respect, enhance their learning, and modify their behaviors... Read More »

  • September 2013 Winner - Nancy Ekwall

    I have been planning to do this for years but never accomplished it, and now this teacher, Mrs. Ekwall, is retiring at the end of this school year. Although it is likely that I have missed my opportunity due to missing the deadline, I still felt the necessity to share what kind of an amazing teacher... Read More »

  • October 2013 Winner - Nicole Thurm

    Williamsburg Jr Sr High School Nicole Thurm is the best teacher I've had in my years of school. She was always positive and had a smile on her face, you could tell she truly loved being here, doing what she loves, teaching children. I was never really into reading until I joined her class.... Read More »

  • November 2013 Winner - Matthew Trosky

    Clear Creek Amana High School Mr. Trosky is not only a teacher but a friend to me. This man has helped make my career happen. I have never really liked school and I struggled my Freshman and sophomore year. Then came my Junior year, this is where he came into my life and made a huge impact and change... Read More »

  • December 2013 Winner - Kay Sullivan

    St. Pius X School We nominate Mrs. Kay Sullivan for an A+ for Education Award.  Mrs. Sullivan has been teaching at St. Pius school for 32 years! We have hundreds of reasons to nominate Mrs. Sullivan but here are our TOP FIVE reasons: The Dinosaur Project: Mrs. Sullivan knows how to motivate... Read More »

  • March 2014 Winner: Jason Guyer - West Delaware High School

    Jason Guyer, an auto tech teacher at West Delaware High School was awarded an A+ for Education for March 2014. Read More »

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