About 1,500 families will receive a holiday meal this year thanks to CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank’s Project Holiday. Held the week before Christmas, this distribution provides Johnson County families with all the ingredients needed to make a traditional holiday dinner. Project Holiday meals include choice of entrée, sides, vegetables, and a variety of […]
Giving Tuesday is a day that brings people and organizations together to help transform their communities and the world. Created in 2012, Giving Tuesday began as a day that encourages people to do good. Now, this day has grown into a global movement that inspires millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.
My name is Olivia. I just finished my 3rd and final term of service with AmeriCorps since graduating from the University of Iowa in 2014. Thanks to AmeriCorps, I have been able to give back to my home state in countless ways. I would consider my time at CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank to be […]
What is Cranskgiving? Cranksgiving is a food drive on two wheels: part bike ride, part food drive, and part scavenger hunt. It’s been held annually in New York City since 1999. Every year, throughout the country, Cranksgiving events help provide thousands of needy families with a wealth of food during the week of Thanksgiving. Iowa […]
CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank is excited to announce the opening a second Food Bank location in the Pepperwood Plaza in the South District of Iowa City.
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By Grace Basler, Communications Intern Like most college students, Becca started this school year amid the uncertainty of a hybrid in-person and virtual learning environment. Going into her senior year, Becca is studying Neuroscience and Russian. On a typical day, you might also find her playing the piano, drawing and creating art, playing video games, […]
By Grace Basler, Communications Intern In the summer of 2015, Sean was introduced to CommUnity through a friend who was a Crisis Intervention volunteer. He thought that volunteering in Crisis Intervention sounded interesting, but originally put off becoming a volunteer because he didn’t know if he could make time for the training. Eventually, however, Sean […]