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ICAP Spotlight: Katie Gerhart

February 5th, 2016

A Day at Prairiewoods This year I chose to volunteer with Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center through the Iowa College Americorps Program (ICAP). Prairiewoods, located in Hiawatha, is a nonprofit organization focused on improving the community through a variety of environmentally-minded events and spiritual retreats. Many of these events are held on their beautiful land which…

ICAP Spotlight: Claire Tupper

January 22nd, 2016

A Day at My Site I am working with the Iowa College Americorps Program and my primary site is the Catherine McAuley Center, located in downtown Cedar Rapids. The Catherine McAuley Center, or CMC, is a non-profit organization with two programs: an Adult Basic Education Program and a Transitional Housing Program for Women. I work…

Service Spotlight: Heather Ruiz

December 3rd, 2015

Thanksgiving Food Basket Project What made you want to get involved with your service project and what was the outcome? I didn’t truly see how a little help goes a long way until I volunteered for the Lake in the Hills Women’s League Thanksgiving Baskets back at home. Thanksgiving food items were donated to this…

Event Spotlight: We Are MOUND VIEW Neighborhood Clean-Up

October 8th, 2015

The We Are Mound View Clean-Up Event happened on Sunday, September 27, 2015 in the mid-afternoon. We were joined by 105 Mt. Mercy and Coe Students, Faculty, and Staff as well as members of the local Mound View Neighborhood. Together, we gathered to collect almost 30 bags of trash and 20 bags of recycling from…