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 […]
CommUnity welcomes our new Director of External Relations, Michelle Guthart Cole, MA, CNP. With over 25 years working in the nonprofit sector, Michelle has extensive experience in many areas.
If you were to stroll down the long neat rows of the Lettuce Feed Others Community Garden in early September, you would see raised garden boxes overflowing with lush green leaves of lettuce, spinach, chard, kale, turnips, beets, basil, chives, and oregano. Ripe tomatoes, banana peppers, and yellow squash peak through the tangled leaves revealing pops of red and gold.
Gary first came to CommUnity after finding himself stranded in a new city. With no transportation and all of his family 200 miles away in another state, he didn’t know where to go for help. That’s when an acquaintance suggested that he should come to CommUnity, and offered to give him a ride. “I came […]
How Training Can Prevent Farmer Suicide It’s no secret the agricultural industry is experiencing turmoil right now, but, according to one local farmer, we might be facing a farm crisis unlike any we’ve seen before. Mike Deahr farms in Muscatine County and, though he boasts 32,000 head, he’s still considered in just the 20th percentile […]
The Food Bank Department Volunteer Supervisor is responsible for supporting the daily operations of the Food Bank Department and its volunteers in a fun, fast-paced work environment. Included in this position are the training and onboarding of Food Bank volunteers, direct client services, and clerical duties.
Seeking Volunteers: Client Advisory Committee The purpose of CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank’s Client Advisory Committee is to provide current and potential client perspectives and input into the programs and activities of CommUnity. Through regular meetings, the committee members will discuss and make recommendations related to the services provided by CommUnity, which will be […]