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Strike Out Child Hunger this Summer

By Krystal Kabela, Food Bank Manager As the manager of CommUnity Food Bank, I’m worried about the increasing need for food in our community, especially during the summer months. For many kids in our community, school meals may be the

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A Summer Resource for Families

By Naia Goodman, Mobile Crisis Response Manager I hope you are looking forward to the upcoming summer break with your kids. The thought of Summer break approaching could be bringing up a mixture of feelings, but remember that you can

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Bend & Brunch Fundraiser

It’s Bend & Brunch time! On Sunday, May 19th we are offering yoga, mimosas, and a special breakfast menu whilst fundraising for Period Poverty Awareness month. Yoga will be from 10am-11am & will be hosted by Katherine Posten, RYT 200. Period poverty is defined

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Pets are family, too.

A small dog recently caught kennel cough during a temporary shelter stay while her owner was in the hospital. Thankfully, CommUnity’s Financial Support program was able to help cover the cost of her antibiotics so they could get better, together. 

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Cops, Community, and Connection

“In my mind, one’s enough. If you get one person connected and they get things straightened out and they’ve got support and they get self-sufficient. Wow! I mean, shouldn’t that be enough?” says Coralville Police Chief Kron of the addition

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Healing Prairie Farm Hygge Open House

*Rescheduled event* You’re invited to attend the Healing Prairie Farm Hygge Open House on January 27 from 1 – 4 p.m. This event is your chance to connect with program staff, tour the renovated homes on the farm, meet the

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New Year’s Resolutions: Helpful or Harmful?

By Emma Huntzinger, Communications Manager Originally posted December 30, 2022 Each new year brings with it feelings of renewal, hope, cleansing… But it can also bring with it feelings of intimidation, anxiety, and fear. So, as the clock strikes midnight

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