Brad, Board Member Highlight

Brad is our board treasurer. Watch this short video and hear from him about Community Action and his involvement.

Results Results

Here’s a glance at what was happening in the month of September throughout our agency.

Contribute Your Thoughts

We’re looking for community members, partners, and interested parties to contribute thoughts and ideas regarding our agency’s upcoming strategic plan. We’ll be talking about what a strategic plan is, how it guides our agency, local needs, and then getting in small groups to brainstorm, share, and offer ideas for our agency to examine as we move forward. When: Tuesday, October…

Fundraising: Yankee Candles

Are you looking for a gift for a special someone? The Public Relations Committee is selling Yankee Candle products. Funds raised go towards getting the word out about our agency.  You can make a catalog order with one of our committee members at any of our locations before November 1, 2019 or online orders support us through January 8, 2020…

Weatherization Works

According to Oak Ridge National Laboratory, households with low-incomes spend 16.3% of total annual income on energy versus 3.5% for other households. Weatherization Programs are critical to reducing their energy burden and frees up income for other essentials like food, medicine, and education.

August 2019

“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.” ― Barack Obama

WIC Questions

How do we know how we can help? We listen to participants. We ask you for feedback about how we are doing. The latest request we have of you is to help us gather information about the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women Infants and Children (WIC). Follow this link to take the survey. This provides us with feedback so…

Continuing On: July 2019

“The poor you will have with you always” a famous man once said. The needs in our communities continue and so do we. Each month we assist families and individuals who come to us in need.

Community Needs Assessment

An essential part of planning is looking at the current needs of our communities and the people that we serve. Local data was collected, analyzed and presented to our board. It’s available for you to view as well. Take a look into what’s going on in our communities and with people in poverty in southeast Iowa by reading the Community…

Iowa Community Action Association Conference

Executive Director Sheri Wilson, Center Director Lisa Nafziger, and Planning Director Rachel Albrecht attended the Annual ICAA Conference. All three came back with new ideas having made connections and learned. Ongoing learning is so important for all of us.