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Iowa WIC, along with HACAP's Family & Community Health Alliance, have opened a new WIC clinic that is currently housed inside of the recently constructed Linn County Public Health Building located at 1020 6th St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA. The new LCPH WIC location is replacing HACAP's old North Towne Office that was located at 2121 N Towne Ln NE # C in Cedar Rapids. That location is now permanently closed.
The HACAP Head Start Program is searching for creative donors who can construct and create “busy boards” for the toddlers and home based kids we serve in our programs.
The HACAP Affordable Housing Program is looking for a group of 8-10 people to help with the removal of carpeting and painting of walls to prepare an apartment unit to be used by another client in need of housing located at 809 13th St Apt #3 Belle Plaine, IA.
Thanksgiving in July is a community wide food drive organized by the Mercy Health Network Iowa City, Executive Chef Ron Hall in partnership with United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties. Thanksgiving in July food drives will be held throughout the month of July by area business, civic and faith based organizations as well as interested individuals. All food and funds donated will go directly to individuals and families in need of assistance throughout Johnson & Washington Counties. You can organize your own mini food drive to help out of HACAP Washington Food Pantry.
The Eastern Iowa Freedom from Hunger Food and Funds Drive is celebrating its 16th anniversary. As one of the largest food drives in Linn County, the Eastern Iowa Freedom from Hunger Food Drive is vitally important in addressing the needs of those who are food insecure in our community, especially during the summer months when food supplies dwindle.
We all know about the Black Fridays, the Cyber Mondays, but how many of us know about Giving Tuesdays? This little known day started just 4 years ago with the idea that maybe we should give back during the holidays too.
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Right now in our community 1 in 5 people are going hungry. In Iowa, we have some areas where a fourth of our school-aged kids receive their only meal from school. September is Hunger Action Month, and this month we are focusing our efforts on the fight to help those who struggle to get the nutritious food they need.