Johnson County Crisis Center serves up the holiday spirit

The Johnson County Crisis Center was packed with food and people Tuesday as Project Holiday kicked off its holiday meal grocery service. The project, which is in its 29th year, serves about 1,800 people on average each holiday season. Sara Sedlacek, the Crisis Center’s communications and development director, said the number of people served increases […]

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Community meals bring holiday spirit to anyone in need

Free Lunch Program. photo by Zak Neumann

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Gathering with others to share a traditional meal is at the heart of many holiday celebrations. However, preparing the ritual festive spread can be an insurmountable expense for those who are already struggling to put food on their tables, or don’t have a table in the first place. Several organizations around the Iowa City […]

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Celebrate the summer solstice with Grow: Johnson County

Solstice Party and Open House Grow: Johnson County farm — Sunday, June 26 a 1 p.m. Grow: Johnson County, an organization formed over the last year to work towards and strategize ways to combat hunger in Johnson County, is inviting the public to a Solstice Party and open house event at their farm (4811 Melrose […]

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