December 10, 2013
Partners United for Supportive Housing-Cedar Rapids (PUSH-CR) are currently working to furnish apartments for the homeless. Household items are being collected to help more than 125 families. The next drop-off date is Saturday, December 14.
November 21, 2013
Congratulations to Deb Knake, Iowa KidsNet Matching Manager, who has received the Minnie Rubeck Award by the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation.
October 22, 2013
Jane Boyd, a Four Oaks affiliate, recently underwent a website redesign thanks to local web design company Geonetric.
September 25, 2013
Four Oaks today launched the public phase of its TotalChild Commit to a Child campaign, announcing it has raised $3.86 million of its $6 million campaign goal.
August 26, 2013
In the basement of the Harambee House, a Four Oaks site situated in the Wellington Heights neighborhood in Cedar Rapids, there is a small clothing closet...
August 23, 2013
A Cedar Rapids seventh-grader wants to make sure area children in foster care get a good night’s sleep, and she needs your help.
August 23, 2013
In the Russian orphanage where Logan and his older brother lived until ages three and four, conditions were not ideal. Michaela and John were not able to have children of their own, but they felt a connection and brought both boys home to the States.
August 23, 2013
Dancing around his living room with an infectious laugh, JaMichael is as carefree as any other four-year old that you might meet. But, JaMichael and his mother Diamond have come a long way.
August 05, 2013
Jane Boyd, a Four Oaks affiliate, has been announced as one of five local non-profits selected to participate in the 2013 Geonetric Operation Overnight event. Jane Boyd will receive a new interactive website along with Web strategy training.
July 12, 2013
Have you ever had dinner in a cornfield? The unique farm-to-table experience includes a five-course meal featuring local produce from Morgan Creek Farms. Diners are transported by hayrack deep into the cornfield to a long, elegantly adorned table.
June 12, 2013
The 20th Annual Four Oaks Golf Classic, sponsored by Lil’ Drug Store Products has successfully raised over $175,000 for children in the Achievement Academy at Four Oaks and Jane Boyd Community House.
May 12, 2013
Four Oaks has been selcted as one of two agencies in Linn County to pilot Integrated Health Homes, a part of Iowa’s Children’s Mental Health design and in alignment with President Obama’s Health Care Reform.
April 03, 2013
Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity (CVHFH) and the Affordable Housing Network, Inc. (AHNI) have teamed up to improve dozens of home exteriors in a targeted 18-block area of Wellington Heights.
February 28, 2013
Recently, Mason City staff member Jake Mitchell was honored for the support, compassion and flexibility he provided to a former Four Oaks employee that he supervised who serves in the Iowa National Guard.
February 22, 2013
Adopted when he was just three months old, it would seem that Skyler had every opportunity to be successful. But he had a long road of challenges to face before reaching that point, and Four Oaks was integral in helping him and his family get there.