Cedar Rapids organizations announce effort to help residents repair derecho-damaged homes before winter

Cedar Rapids organizations have joined to form a new program aimed at helping homeowners who still have damaged homes after the Aug. 10 derecho. Providing Assistance to Community Homeowners — or PATCH — is a joint effort between United Way […]

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‘Spread Love Not Viruses’ campaign is raising money for the COVID-19 Disaster Response Fund

In a time of uncertainty due to a global pandemic, Jen Neumann wanted to find a way to bring some positivity to the Cedar Rapids community. She also wasn’t sure what impact COVID-19 would have on her business de Novo, […]

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New community initiative to prevent, address youth violence in Cedar Rapids announced

The problem of youth violence and the best ways to address it have long been on the minds of elected officials and community leaders in Cedar Rapids. There have been a variety of initiatives over the past several years to […]

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