HACAP Food Reservoir Joins Partnership for a Healthier America’s Healthy Hunger Relief Initiative

HACAP Food Reservoir Joins Partnership for a Healthier America’s Healthy Hunger Relief Initiative

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HACAP in Need of Staff to Keep Essential Community Services Running

HACAP in Need of Staff to Keep Essential Community Services Running

The current labor shortage has left community action agency, HACAP, with a total of 35 open positions that span across 9 counties in eastern Iowa threatening the need for essential services to low-income families. Many of the open positions currently available are for teachers within HACAP's early childhood preschool program, Head Start.

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Paces to Quality Awarded Rural Childcare Derecho Recovery Grant to Help Providers

Paces to Quality Awarded Rural Childcare Derecho Recovery Grant to Help Providers

Childcare providers who are located in rural Linn or Benton county and outside of the 52401, 52405, 52302, and 52233 zip codes may be eligible to receive a recovery grant of anywhere between $500-$2,000. Applications are being accepted now through December 2021 or until funds are exhausted.

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New Child Tax Credit Payments Start on July 15

New Child Tax Credit Payments Start on July 15

Starting July 15, Iowa families will begin receiving monthly payments directly to their bank account or mailboxes thanks to the Biden Administration's American Rescue Plan. The expansion of the Child Tax Credit will provide $250 per child ages six through 17 and $300 per child under the age of six.

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Walmart and Sam’s Club’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign Raises $39,332 for HACAP’s Food Reservoir

Walmart and Sam’s Club’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign Raises $39,332 for HACAP’s Food Reservoir

The east central Iowa community helped to raise $39,332 for local families in need through Walmart and Sam’s Club’s Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign. In its eighth year, Walmart and Sam’s Club associates engaged their customers and members, along with 27 participating suppliers to help fight hunger and feed hope.

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2021 Chris Carman Friend of Children Award Recipients Announced

2021 Chris Carman Friend of Children Award Recipients Announced

Registered home childcare provider, Linda Robinson, and Caring Corner Center Teacher, Jill Pflughaupt, have both been named the 2021 Chris Carmen Friend of Children Award recipients by the HACAP Paces to Quality program for their dedication and service to caring for children in our community.

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HACAP Releases Annual Volunteer Income Tax Assistance(VITA) Impact Numbers

HACAP Releases Annual Volunteer Income Tax Assistance(VITA) Impact Numbers

The Hawkeye Area Community Action Program (HACAP) released its annual Volunteer Income Tax Assistance(VITA) Impact Numbers, which details findings about the 2020 tax report for Dubuque County Residents and surrounding communities.

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HACAP Hosting COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic This Saturday April 24th in Hiawatha

HACAP Hosting COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic This Saturday April 24th in Hiawatha

HACAP’s Family & Community Health Alliance will be hosting a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic this Saturday, April 24 that will be open to clients and community members who have not yet received a vaccine.

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Free Rides to Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics in Delaware, Dubuque and Jackson County

Free Rides to Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics in Delaware, Dubuque and Jackson County

The Regional Transit Authority for Delaware, Dubuque and Jackson County will be providing complimentary rides for the community to vaccination clinics.

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Residents May Be Eligible for Refund with Earned Income Tax Credit

Residents May Be Eligible for Refund with Earned Income Tax Credit

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