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Foot’n it for Foster Care

Foot’n it for Foster Care

April 30, 2014

During May, Four Oaks Iowa KidsNet team member Chris Barnett will be walking across Iowa in celebration of National Foster Care Awareness Month to raise awareness for foster care and the need for foster and adoptive parents.

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Foot’n it for Foster Care

Foot’n it for Foster Care

April 30, 2014

During May, Four Oaks Iowa KidsNet team member Chris Barnett will be walking across Iowa in celebration of National Foster Care Awareness Month to raise awareness for foster care and the need for foster and adoptive parents.

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Jane Boyd Community House Board of Directors announces new Executive Director

Jane Boyd Community House Board of Directors announces new Executive Director

April 4, 2014

The Jane Boyd Community House Board of Directors has appointed Dorice Ramsey as the agency’s Executive Director. Ramsey currently serves as the Director of Wellington Heights programs and will continue to oversee that work.

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Jane Boyd Community House Board of Directors announces new Executive Director

Jane Boyd Community House Board of Directors announces new Executive Director

April 4, 2014

The Jane Boyd Community House Board of Directors has appointed Dorice Ramsey as the agency’s Executive Director. Ramsey currently serves as the Director of Wellington Heights programs and will continue to oversee that work.

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Jane Boyd Community House Board of Directors announces new Executive Director

Jane Boyd Community House Board of Directors announces new Executive Director

April 4, 2014

The Jane Boyd Community House Board of Directors has appointed Dorice Ramsey as the agency’s Executive Director. Ramsey currently serves as the Director of Wellington Heights programs and will continue to oversee that work.

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New homes to be built in Wellington Heights

New homes to be built in Wellington Heights

March 26, 2014

For the first time in more than 50 years there are plans for five new single-family homes in an 18-block area of Wellington Heights, a core neighborhood in Cedar Rapids.

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My TotalChild Story

My TotalChild Story

March 26, 2014

My son and I had just been reunited after three years. He had been in living in two separate residential treatment placements. Both Jeffery and I have suffered tremendous losses in a short time.

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Drug-addicted father gets clean, turns life around for son

Drug-addicted father gets clean, turns life around for son

March 26, 2014

Darrell* is funny, patient and ultimately a good father, but that didn’t stop him from becoming addicted to meth. Eventually Darrell was arrested and his 2 year old son, Gabriel*, was removed from his care by the Department of Human Services.

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Mercy Medical Center’s smart approach to helping kids

Mercy Medical Center’s smart approach to helping kids

March 26, 2014

Mercy Medical Center operates an in-house print shop. Each year, Mercy prints a variety of promotional materials for Four Oaks, free of charge. Four Oaks is able to put funds that would have been spent on printing back to its mission.

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Mercy Medical Center’s smart approach to helping kids

Mercy Medical Center’s smart approach to helping kids

March 26, 2014

Mercy Medical Center operates an in-house print shop. Each year, Mercy prints a variety of promotional materials for Four Oaks, free of charge. Four Oaks is able to put funds that would have been spent on printing back to its mission.

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