Project Holiday is one of our favorite times of year here at The Crisis Center. Thanks to our generous donors and volunteers, we get to give hundreds of families the ingredients for a home-cooked holiday meal. This year’s Project Holiday was a huge success – thanks to you, more than 4,000 people will enjoy a […]
Donate now, double your impact. For four more days, your donation to The Crisis Center Food Bank will be DOUBLED by a generous matching program through the University of Iowa Community Credit Union. UI Community Credit Union will match donations dollar for dollar until Friday, December 16, up to $10,000. This generous matching-contribution campaign is part […]
A crisis can happen anywhere: home, school, or in public. The Crisis Center of Johnson County’s 24/7 mobile crisis program needs a vehicle to help counselors reach individuals who need help, wherever they may be. The Crisis Center’s Appeal for Wheels campaign seeks to raise $10,000 for a mobile crisis vehicle in a matching campaign […]
In recent years, the state of Iowa separated domestic violence crisis lines from shelter services. This required the Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP) to have different staff to answer their phones, which could have meant hiring additional people. DVIP and the Crisis Center of Johnson County worked together to find a solution. Because their crisis call […]
Emily just turned 18 years old. She credits the Youth Suicide Prevention Program (now operated through The Crisis Center of Johnson County and Foundation 2) for being able to celebrate. Three years ago Emily attempted to take her life in the bathroom of her high school. She was in a relationship with a boy who embarrassed […]
As a single mother of two, earning a PhD and starting medical school hasn’t been easy. Jane Persons is thankful to have had the support of The Crisis Center Food Bank when she needed it most. For the past few years, the burden of student loans, car payments, and housing costs made it nearly impossible […]
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