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Operation Diaper Drive
Eastern Iowa Diaper Bank (Eastern Iowa Health Center & YPN)
October 1-21
All day
Diapers may be dropped at Cedar Rapids & Marion Hy-Vee Food and Drugstores

Operation Diaper Drive hopes to collect diapers to serve low-income and underserved members of the greater Cedar Rapids community and surrounding counties.
For more information visit: www.eidiaperbank.org

Survivors Wine Gala
Horizons a Family Service Alliance
October 26
6:00-9:00 pm
Czech & Slovak Museum, Cedar Rapids

This event raises funds for programming to work with victims of violent crimes.
For more information visit: www.horizonsfamily.org

Scouting for Food
Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
November 3
All day
Collections will go to local food banks.

Scouts will delliver plastic bags to doors and pick them up full of food a week later. The scouts sort food and deliver it to local food banks
For more information visit: www.hawkeyebsa.org

YMCA's Anniversary celebrations
YMCA of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Area
November 3
6 pm
DoubleTree by Hilton, Cedar Rapids

This event celebrates two milestones at the YMCA: the organization's 150th anniversary and Camp Wapsie's 100th anniversary!
For more information visit: www.crmetroymca.org

Red Kettle Kick-Off
The Salvation Army
November 8
6 pm
NewBo City Market, Cedar Rapids

This event marks the beginning of the Salvation Army's Red Kettle Christmas campaign and includes the first drop in the Red Kettle, cookies, hot chocolate, and photo booth.
For more information visit: www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/

Return of the Turkey Trott
Horizons, A Family Service Alliance
November 10
7 am - 11 am
Marion High School

This is a walk/run that is family friendly and has taken place for 27 years! This event is put on through a partnership with Horizons and First United Methodist Church in Marion.
For more information visit: www.trott.com

Caregiver Wellness Day
The Heritage Area Agency on Aging
November 15
8:30 am
The Kirkwood Hotel

This is a day to honor and celebrate the family caregiver, with motivation and information to inspire and thank caregivers for their work and dedication
For more information visit: http://heritageaaa.org/

Harvesting the Arts Dinner & Auction
Eastern Iowa Arts Academy
November 16
6:00-10:00 pm
Veterans' Memorial Coliseum, Cedar Rapids

The event includes live music, food, silent/live auction, games and other entertainment throughout the evening. Proceeds from the event, including the silent/live auction, go directly to Eastern Iowa Arts Academy’s programming for children, youth, seniors and individuals with special needs.
For more information visit: www.easterniowaartsacademy.org

Go Red for Women Luncheon - Cedar Rapids
American Heart Association
November 16
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
DoubleTree by Hilton, Cedar Rapids

Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, more than all cancers combined. But 80 percent of all cardiac events may be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. Go Red For Women encourages women and their families to take action and live a healthier life. The Go Red For Women Luncheon raises funds and awareness to fight heart disease and stroke in the local community and throughout the nation.
For more information visit: www.Heart.org/CedarRapidsGoRed

Go Red for Women Luncheon - Iowa City
American Heart Association
November 30
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, more than all cancers combined. But 80 percent of all cardiac events may be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. Go Red For Women encourages women and their families to take action and live a healthier life. The Go Red For Women Luncheon raises funds and awareness to fight heart disease and stroke in the local community and throughout the nation.
For more information visit: www.heart.org/IowaCityGoRed