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December 2019


December 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am - December 31, 2019 @ 11:30 pm CST

Don't forget to VOTE for GEMS OF HOPE for the Gazette Gives Back! Every vote means free advertising dollars for Gems of Hope. With those advertising dollars, we are able to continue to reach into our community and inspire HOPE in cancer patients and their families. WE NEED YOUR HELP TO MAKE THIS A SUCCESS! Subscribers to The Gazette all given 5 VOTES! Non-subscribers are given 1 VOTE! EVERY VOTE COUNTS! Click the link BELOW to vote for Gems of…

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February 2020

Daffodil Vase Painting at The Potters’ Obsession

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am CST
The Potter’s Obsession, 1941 51st St NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 United States
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Join us at The Potter's Obsession for a fun mini fundraiser! We will be painting vases; chatting; and having a great time! Fee is $20.00 and proceeds will go to Hope Blooms and Gems of Hope! We can't wait to see you there!

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Youth Advisory Board Bowling Fundraiser

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
May City Bowl, 1648 Trent St SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Let's Strike Out Cancer! Support the Gems of Hope Youth Advisory Board in order to further our mission of inspiring cancer patients. All proceeds from the bowling event help to fund scholarships for graduating seniors who have been personally affected by their own cancer diagnosis or that of an immediate family member. Form a team up to six people and join us for a night of Glow Bowling at May City Bowl on Friday, February 28 from 6-8pm!  Cost: $10…

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March 2020

Youth Advisory Board’s Orange Leaf Fundraiser

March 6
Orange Leaf,  2300 Edgewood Rd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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The Gems of Hope Youth Advisory Board is having a fundraiser today at the Orange Leaf at 2300 Edgewood Rd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404. We'd encourage you and your family to go grab a bowl of frozen yogurt, today March 6th, and say you are with Gems of Hope! By doing this 20% of your purchase will go towards scholarships for graduating seniors directly impacted by cancer. Hope to see you at Orange Leaf today!

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April 2020

Youth Advisory Board Panera Fundraiser

April 17 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Panera Bread, 5010 Council St NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 United States
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Come out and support the Youth Advisory Board's Panera Fundraiser! All procedes from this fundraiser will directly benefit our Gifts of Hope Scholarships! Bring in the Panera Bread Fundraiser Flyer or show an electronic version to the cashier when you place your order and Panera will donate a portion of the proceeds from your order! Ordering online? Enter "PRFUND" as your promo code and a portion of the proceeds from your order will be donated!  

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Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Mercy Hospital Cedar Rapids, 701 10th ST SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52403
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Our volunteers are such an important part of our mission here at Gems of Hope. We want to say THANK YOU with a special Volunteer Appreciation Dinner! Join us at 6:00 PM at the Halogen Center at Mercy Medical Center for an evening of fellowship and fun!

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July 2020

July Virtual Workshop

July 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Join us for a virtual workshop on Zoom! We can't be together in person but we can still inspire hope! Kits are available at the Gems of Hope office upon request. Give us a shout at 319-393-9681 or email us office@gemsofhope.com.

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“One Day of Giving” Event

July 17

To celebrate 15 years anniversary, we are hosting a Day of Giving! We are so grateful for the support of our community so we are inviting you to join us in an open house celebration from 1:00pm to 4:00pm that day! Take a listen to the interview our board president did for Z102.9 on July 16th!!

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August 2020

August Virtual Workshop

August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

**UPDATE** We have rescheduled our virtual workshop to August 27th!! Zoom invitation link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86463327445?pwd=ekZVb3JiOWRLL2JBRkRZaWQ2RkIrQT09 ________________________________________________ We are LOVING seeing our volunteers during our virtual workshops! Let's keep up the fun with another virtual workshop on August 20th. Join us at 1:00pm on August 20th for an hour making cards or completing one of our Take-Home kits. Workshop will be on Zoom* and participants will need to contact office@gemsofhope.com to secure a kit for the workshop. *You need a Zoom account…

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September 2020

Virtual Workshop

September 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 17, 2020

Join us for a virtual workshop hosted by Gems of Hope! Spend an hour with us learning and crafting our Gifts of Hope for cancer patients going through treatment. Workshops are a lot of fun and a great way to meet new people!

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