Save the Date, Volunteer Appreciation Celebration!


October 14 @ 1:00pm to 3:00 pm
Prairie High School

Upcoming Events

Oct 01

EFY Race

October 1 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am UTC-5

Upcoming Programs

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Upcoming Workshops

Thu 28

Beading & Card Making Workshop @ Hope Lodge in Iowa City

September 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm UTC-5
Iowa City IA
Oct 01

EFY Race

October 1 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am UTC-5
Oct 05

Beading & Card Making @ Beadology in Iowa City

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC-5
Iowa City IA
Oct 10

Beading & Card Making Workshop @ Hall Perrine

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-5
Cedar Rapids IA
Oct 17

Beading & Card Making @ Benchmark Inc., Conference Room

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-5
Cedar Rapids IA

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Cancer Really Sucks

Cancer Really Sucks is a website designed for teenagers by teenagers who have loved ones facing cancer. We hope to help you deal with your questions and emotions through the healthy …

Pages for Hope

A library program designed to reach children, teens and their families with information and support concerning cancer. Resource books and materials are selected …

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Utilizes structured activities to help children ages 5-12 identify, communicate and cope with their feelings when someone close to them has been diagnosed with cancer.

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In 2017 Gems of Hope will award up to 10 – $1000.00 scholarships to Corridor high school seniors.

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Gems of Hope volunteers help provide over 750 “gifts of hope” each month to cancer patients in the Corridor!

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  • Cope with a cancer diagnosis in your family

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