By Rochelle Honey-Arcement, Director of Mobile Crisis Outreach As we are all taking steps to responsibly reduce the likelihood of spread of COVID-19 by social distancing, we need to be mindful of our mental health during this time. Social distancing is very close to social isolation and we know that isolation can have detrimental effects […]
For concerns regarding COVID-19 Coronavirus, please dial 211. For a full list of CommUnity’s available services, volunteer opportunities, and donation acceptance policy, please visit builtbycommunity.org/covid19. For tips to support your mental health at home, please check out our blog posts, “Social Distancing and Supporting Your Mental Health” and “Reducing Preconditions of Trauma.” For additional mental […]
We know that these are scary and uncertain times. At CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank, we hear every day from people in our community how the COVID-19 virus is causing upheaval in their lives. It’s a lot to deal with. We want you to know that we’re here to help.
Last updated January 14, 2021 Our top priority is to ensure the safety of our supporters and community members. We ask that individuals who may have been exposed or have chronic medical conditions to take precautions recommended by the CDC. Donations Donations of food and household items will be received by appointment only on Monday, […]
Join CommUnity and Our Redeemer Lutheran Church for the 47th Annual Pancake Breakfast! Tickets cost $7 for adults or $3 for children (10 and under) and are available at the door or by pre-sale through Our Redeemer and CommUnity. Breakfast includes all-you-care-to-eat pancakes with toppings and fresh pork sausage. Coffee and condiments are generously provided […]
Beyond celebrating the release of his new album, local musician Anthony Worden decided to make his album release show an opportunity to support his community. Worden has been a volunteer with CommUnity Food Bank for nearly a year, and he announced that he will be collecting donations at his upcoming performance after witnessing a recent decrease in food donations coming in.
Due to a recent suicide death that impacted many young people and families in our community, we want to share the resources we offer to support those affected by this loss.
To say that Kaleigh is busy is an understatement. Not only does she have a full class schedule at the University of Iowa where she studies Biomedical Engineering on a Pre-Medicine track, Philosophy, and Entrepreneurial Management, but she also plays soccer for the UIowa women’s team, volunteers at Mercy Hospital, and volunteers at the checkout […]
Join us at Our Redeemer’s 47th Annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser!All proceeds benefit CommUnity Crisis Services and Food BankSpecial thanks to our presenting sponsor, GreenState Credit Union Saturday, March 7, 20207:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2301 E Court St, Iowa CityRSVP via Facebook for event reminders! Adults – $7 / Children – $3 […]