From providing all-inclusive playground equipment to giving bikes to kids who have never had one, Des Moines-based Variety – the Children’s Charity of Iowa is dedicated to improving the lives of children who are at-risk, underprivileged, critically ill or living with special needs. Since it was founded in 1975, The nonprofit has raised more than $119 million to support the children of Iowa.
On Wednesday, Jan. 13, enjoy a relaxing night of coloring, cuddling kittens and drinking a meow-osa with Animal Rescue League of Iowa at its newest event, Coloring with Kittens.
This holiday season, the Food Bank of Iowa is hosting Hunger Free Holidays for the second year in a row. The fundraiser hopes to ensure that no Iowan will go hungry, especially during the holidays.
Now more than ever, Cedar Rapids’ small businesses need the community’s help. This is where the brand-new grassroots campaign, Loyal to Local, comes in.