2008 Flood Recovery Updates can be found at www.corridorrecovery.org.
Approximately 136,600 Iowans live with incomes below 50% of the poverty threshold. Energy costs consume over 50% of their income.
Brain Research Suggests that a safe & stimulating environment during the first 3 years of life affirms intellectual, social and general development.
Corridor Canstruction at Lindale Mall April 5th marks the third & largest can sculpture competition. Learn more at corridorcanstuction.org
Corridor Canstruction donated Over Seven Tons of canned food in Oh-Seven! See the results at www.corridorcanstruction.org
Dramatic Play promotes early literacy in children.
Energy Star Saves America In 2005 Americans prevented 35 million metric tons of greenhouse gases and saved $12 billion on their utility bills.
Exposure to secondhand smoke increases the risk for SIDS, acute respiratory infections, ear problems and severe asthma in children.
Get Connected. Dial 2-1-1 United Way 2-1-1 informs and refers callers to over 1400 local health and human services agencies.
Got Time? The HACAP Food Reservoir needs volunteers to pack holiday food boxes. Call 319-739-0026 19-739-0026.
Heat or Food? 30.8% of Second Harvest client families with seniors chose between buying food or fuel in 2006.
Hire a Senior Today Total sick days per year of older workers are lower than other age groups. Seniors are a reliable and trainable workforce.
Iowans in Poverty increased from 9.8% in 1995 to 10.9% in 2005 or 310,230 people, according to the U.S. Census Bureau SAIEP & ACS data.
Looking for a Low Carbon Diet? Check out http://www.empowermentinstitute.net/lcd/ and start your Eco Team with freinds, family or co-workers.
National Impacts Weatherization measures reduce national energy demand by the equivalent of 18 million barrels of oil per year.
Need Child Care? Call CCR&R for a free list of care providers near you: 319-739-1556 319-739-1556 or 1-800-233-0054 1-800-233-0054.
Need flood recovery info? Please check out corridorrecovery.org
Parents Where are your Toddlers? 63% of U.S. children under five have child care. Learn about your options through CCR&R.
Parents with Support Networks find it easier to care for their families. Research shows isolated parents are at higher risk for child neglect.
People Working Together HACAP is people helping people. A help up, not a hand out....making a better community for all.
Poverty in HACAP Service Area In 2004, in Benton, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn and Washington counties, there were 38,620 people living in poverty.
Poverty is associated with greater rates of child abuse.
Poverty: The Facts -Poverty engulfs 13% of all Americans and 18% of America's children
Poverty: The Facts -The poverty rate is higher now than it was in the 1970s
Poverty: The Facts -The current federal poverty level is $15,700 for a family of three
Public Enemy #1 Money problems are #1 cause for divorce. Learn more at HealthyMarriageTips.com/money.htm
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Snack well because children receive up to 20% of their energy & nutrients from snacks; with small stomachs they need to eat more frequently than adults.
Start your Flood Relief by Contacting FEMA at 1-800-621-FEMA 1-800-621-FEMA  or go to www.corridorrecovery.org for more info.
The Food Reservoir Program distributes approximately 1.3 million pounds of food to local organizations.
The Food Reservoir Program provides over 5,000 food boxes a year for families in need.
The homeless population in Iowa is estimated at 24,000 with two-thirds being women and their children.
The USDA reports that 11% of households in the United States regularly do not have sufficient food to thrive.
We served 15, 280 households in fiscal year 2006. 74% of households served were at or below the poverty line.
Weatherization Investments For every $1 invested in the Program, Weatherization returns $2.69 in energy and non-energy related benefits.
What's $5,513 & $5,900 in Iowa? The average annual cost of full-time center child care for one toddler AND the average tuition & fees for a state college.