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12
Jan

Who doesn't love a giveaway? Check out the following participating stores f…

Who doesn't love a giveaway? Check out the following participating stores for weekly #MaskUp giveaways: Anna Kayte's Boutique, Grin City Bakery, Loralei's, Pagliai's Pizza, Stepping Stones Christian Bookstore, Suzi's Boutique, Total Choice Shipping and Printing, Verizon Wireless Zone and Witte's Home Decorating. #shoplocal #MaskUpGrinnell Source

1
Dec

#GivingTuesday

On #GivingTuesday and throughout the year, Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation helps donors turn gifts into resources to support people in need. Join us as we Grow Community Through Giving! View GPCF video

1
Dec

Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation

Together we can make a positive change through supporting local and county wide causes. Please join us December 1 for #GivingTuesday and consider one of the many funds listed. https://greaterpcf.org/donate/?doing_wp_cron=1606778774.4454019069671630859375 Source

30
Nov

2020 Giving Campaign for Local Foundations is a Success… The tenth annual giv…

2020 Giving Campaign for Local Foundations is a Success… The tenth annual giving campaign for Poweshiek County, themed We Give, raised $202,941 for 60 funds and nonprofits supported by the Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation (GPCF) and the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation (CDAF). The annual campaign sponsored by the two foundations reaches over 1,500 households via mailed catalogs of

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13
Nov

We are proud to join the national network of over 900 community foundations cele…

We are proud to join the national network of over 900 community foundations celebrating Community Foundation Week. For 31 years, GPCS has focused on issues affecting Poweshiek County to support vibrant, sustainable and equitable communities. Through grants, scholarships, endowment building, and convening donors around important challenges, we lead the way in creating positive change through the generosity of donors like

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1
Nov

Dr. JR Paulson, our final Spirit of Giving award winner, has made a habit of giv…

Dr. JR Paulson, our final Spirit of Giving award winner, has made a habit of giving back to our community. He led the Grinnell Hospice program for over 30 years, providing compassionate end-of-life care to patients while always seeking to improve services through innovative programs like music therapy. He is a tireless advocate for normalizing mental health challenges. He created

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30
Oct

Today we honor Dodi Reilly for her generous Spirit of Giving. When Dodi arrived…

Today we honor Dodi Reilly for her generous Spirit of Giving. When Dodi arrived in Grinnell nine years ago, she knew no one but she quickly became part of the fabric of the community. Dodi has given her time to many causes including Imagine Grinnell, Grinnell Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, Shults and Company, and the Community Foundation, to name a

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29
Oct

October is nearly over but we're still recognizing our Spirit of Giving awa…

October is nearly over but we're still recognizing our Spirit of Giving award winners. Today we honor siblings Michael and Elizabeth DeJong for their ingenuity, volunteerism, and concern for their community. In March and April, Michael and Elizabeth realized that caregivers in Montezuma and beyond were struggling to safely serve their communities due to a lack of PPE. Using a

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28
Oct

Today we recognize Bill Kostow for his generous Spirit of Giving through volunte…

Today we recognize Bill Kostow for his generous Spirit of Giving through volunteerism, leadership, and dedication to the youth in our community. Bill has donated his time and talent on many boards including Big Brothers Big Sisters, Grinnell Booster Club, Grinnell Little League, and the Poweshiek Leadership Program. In addition to his board work, he volunteers his time as a

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27
Oct

Our next Spirit of Giving recognition goes to Paul Chalupsky and the Brooklyn Gr…

Our next Spirit of Giving recognition goes to Paul Chalupsky and the Brooklyn Grocery. Paul has partnered with volunteers in the community to support BGM Bear Bags, a program that supports children and families in need in BGM schools. Paul understands the importance of serving children in need in a seamless, dignified way. His cooperation with community volunteers helps keep

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