Connect for a Cause

Connect for a Cause with Us! Not only is Gems driven by many great volunteers, but many other non profits rely heavily on the support of volunteers from the community to serve their mission. We reside in the Sister Mary Lawrence Community Center, which is a non profit...

Volunteers for Iowa City Needed

Our “gifts of hope” program is expanding to Iowa City! We need your help. Our workshops taking place at the Russell and Ann Gerdin American Cancer Society Hope Lodge on the fourth Thursday of each month and at Beadology on the First Thursday of each month...

Wing and Gems, A Great Success!

A BUFFALO BIG thanks to our Youth Advisory Board (YAB) for their help planning an event for Gems at the Edgewood Road Buffalo Wild Wings. Eat Wings Support Gems raised $268.05 for Gems of Hope! Thanks YAB and thanks to BWW for supporting local non profits. Nate,...

2015 Gems of Hope Scholarship Info Available!

A Gems of Hope Scholarship opportunity for graduating seniors in Cedar Rapids and surrounding communities who have personally been affected by cancer is available. Criteria for this $500 scholarship includes: The student has been previously diagnosed with cancer, or...

We met the challenge, and had a great lunch to beneift Gems too!

Well, we took our ALS challenge today, and we thought why not do it right after a tasty lunch at Buffalo Wild Wings on Edgewood Rd. Today 10% of the proceeds from the food total of your bill can go to benefit Gems of Hope. Just show them the event flier or mention it...