IHA Animal Welfare Tour & Scavenger Hunt
Iowa Humane Alliance
March 23, 2019
Tour starts at 6540 6th St. SW, Cedar Rapids
The Iowa Humane Alliance Animal Welfare Tour and Scavenger Hunt will visit eight rescue and shelter locations, while unleashing big-time fun as you search for clues to win chances for great Scavenger Hunt prizes!
For more information visit: https://www.iowahumanealliance.org
Shelter House Book Sale
Shelter House - Iowa City
March 30 & 31
10:30-4 pm on 3/30; noon to 4 pm on 3/31
Johnson County Fairgrounds
The annual Shelter House Book Sale offers gently used books plus music, movies, art, and vintage tees for sale. Proceeds benefit Shelter House programs and support services including housing, employment, and mental health that help hundreds of men, women, and children each year to get back on their feet.
For more information visit: https://www.shelterhouseiowa.org
Great American Milk Drive
During HyVee store hours
Local HyVee stores in Linn & Johnson counties
The HACAP Food Reservoir, the local Feeding America member food bank, is working to help ensure kids in need have access to the good nutrition that fuels childhood by partnering with the Linn and Johnson County Hy-Vee Food Stores and Drugstores and DairyPure Land O’Lakes for the fourth year in a row hosting a local Great American Milk Drive in March 2019.
For more information visit: www.hacap.org/how-to-help/great-american-milk-drive/
Special Olympics of Iowa
Palo Beach & Coralville Lake
The Polar Plunge is a signature fundraising event where individuals jump into “icy waters” to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympic athletes.
For more information visit: www.soiowa.org/get-involved
Time for Art: Celebrate Volunteers
United Way of East Central Iowa
Eastbank Venue, Cedar Rapids
This is an evening that celebrates volunteering in our community, whether you are just getting started or volunteer weekly. Bid volunteer hours during a one-of-a-kind art auction and help us recognize outstanding volunteers. Bid Time. Give Back. Get Art. Celebrate Volunteers.
For more information visit: www.uweci.org/events-blog/event/2019-time-for-art-a-celebration-of-volunteers
Theatre Cedar Rapids
Broadway Maybies 2019 will feature local corporate and non-profit acts who volunteer their time and talent to raise funds for YPN programs in our community. The lineup of talent for our 2019 show are being put together now. There will be great entertainment, raffles and more. Your support helps YPN continue to provide essential prenatal &; parenting education, literacy and home visit programming to families in our community.
For more information visit: www.ypniowa.org
Family Promise of Linn County
St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Cedar Rapids
This concert will feature area musicians.
For more information visit: www.familypromiseoflinncounty.org
Hops for Housing
Willis Dady Homeless Services
NewBo Market, Cedar Rapids
A beer-tasting fund- and friend-raiser that draws support for Willis Dady programs that support the homeless and near-homeless by offering shelter, housing services, prevention, employment, and more.
For more information visit: www.willisdady.com/events
Uncork A Wish
DoubleTree by Hilton, Cedar Rapids
This wine and beer gala includes an auction, hors d'oeuvres and entertainment to raise funds to grant wishes to children diagnosed with a critical medical condition. The belief that every wish experience can be a game-changer guides the Make-A-Wish Foundation and inspires them to grant wishes that can change the lives of the children they serve.
For more information visit: www,iowa.wish.org
This is a fundraiser for Bowl Dubuque.
For more information visit: https://hillcrest-fs.org/services/youth-mentoring/
Eco-Fest - An Earth Day Festival
Local Environmental Groups
10 am to 4 pm
NewBo City Market, Cedar Rapids
This celebration of Earth Day includes interactive educational activities, live music and much more.
For more information visit: www.ecofestcr.org