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Finding many ways to help our kids

Finding many ways to help our kids

January 14, 2014

“Does it take time? Sure. Is it worth it? Absolutely,” says Tracy Bennett, in reference to all the ways that Toyota Financial Services (TFS) and its employees have supported Four Oaks over the past few years.

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Finding many ways to help our kids

Finding many ways to help our kids

January 14, 2014

“Does it take time? Sure. Is it worth it? Absolutely,” says Tracy Bennett, in reference to all the ways that Toyota Financial Services (TFS) and its employees have supported Four Oaks over the past few years.

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Finding many ways to help our kids

Finding many ways to help our kids

January 14, 2014

“Does it take time? Sure. Is it worth it? Absolutely,” says Tracy Bennett, in reference to all the ways that Toyota Financial Services (TFS) and its employees have supported Four Oaks over the past few years.

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Troubled boy shows remarkable progress with ‘help’ from his beloved puppy

Troubled boy shows remarkable progress with ‘help’ from his beloved puppy

January 9, 2014

“His grandmother called him ‘the most feeling child I’ve ever met,’ and this proved to be accurate,” Michelle said. Eddie exuded empathy and kindness for others around him—his friends, his family, and animals— in a way that was quite remarkable.

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Troubled boy shows remarkable progress with ‘help’ from his beloved puppy

Troubled boy shows remarkable progress with ‘help’ from his beloved puppy

January 9, 2014

“His grandmother called him ‘the most feeling child I’ve ever met,’ and this proved to be accurate,” Michelle said. Eddie exuded empathy and kindness for others around him—his friends, his family, and animals— in a way that was quite remarkable.

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Four Oaks staff member Deb Knake wins Minnie Rubeck Award

Four Oaks staff member Deb Knake wins Minnie Rubeck Award

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.

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Four Oaks affiliate Jane Boyd launches new website

Four Oaks affiliate Jane Boyd launches new website

October 22, 2013

Jane Boyd, a Four Oaks affiliate, recently underwent a website redesign thanks to local web design company Geonetric.

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Four Oaks Kicks off TotalChild Commit to a Child Campaign

Four Oaks Kicks off TotalChild Commit to a Child Campaign

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.

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Your company’s competencies can help a child in need

Your company’s competencies can help a child in need

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...

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Kids helping kids: A Cedar Rapids 12-year-old making a difference

Kids helping kids: A Cedar Rapids 12-year-old making a difference

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.

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