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What About Us? Kids Camp, 9/24/2016

What About Us? is a free, one day, cancer coping program for children between the ages of 5 and 12 years old. Through fun activities such as art therapy and children’s yoga, children are able to discuss their feelings after someone close to them is diagnosed with cancer. In addition to talking about their feelings, children learn how to cope with the stress that accompanies a cancer diagnosis. The camp is run by licensed social workers and a trained yoga coach. This free program will be held at the Gems of Hope office in the Sister Mary Lawrence Community Center...

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Miss America Serves Day

On Saturday, April 16, the Miss Iowa Scholarship Program, along with Miss Iowa 2015, Taylor Wiebers, Miss Iowa’s Outstanding Teen 2015, Nina Yu, and local titleholders across Iowa will be participating in “Miss America Serves” – a national day of volunteering presented by the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. In support of the amazing service Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals provide every day, state and local titleholders, board members, family, and friends will rally their communities to participate in volunteer events around the country. Donations will directly impact each area in which these events are held, benefiting local children treated at member...

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Gems of Hope Announces Scholarship Winners

Gems of Hope, a local nonprofit which focuses on bringing hope to cancer patients and their families is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 “Gifts of Education” scholarships. The winners awarded include:  The program is supported by grants, donations and fundraising efforts conducted by Gems of Hope and the Gems of Hope Youth Advisory Board. Gems awarded eight, $750.00 scholarships to area high school seniors. The recipients have been personally affected by cancer, meaning the student has been previously diagnosed with cancer or has had an immediate family member who has had cancer (sibling, mother, or father). Samantha...

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Join us for Virtual Golf on 1/24!

Sunday, January 24, 2016 St. Andrews Golf Course, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 3 person, best shot, VIRTUAL golf tournament Tee times at 10:00AM & 2:30PM $20.00 per player or $60.00 per team Included: 9 holes of virtual golf, pizza, opportunity to win prizes and FUN! Get rid of your winter blahs! Come out, have some fun, support Gems of Hope! Register online at or download the reg form now! 

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