Tag: giving

16
Apr

Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation – We Grow Community Through Giving

The Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation assists donors in efficiently and effectively supporting non-profit organizations that make life better for people in Poweshiek County. Check out how we are growing community through giving at www.greaterpcf.org. Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation – We Grow Community Through Giving When you give to a cause through Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation, your gift joins that of

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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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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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25
Oct

Our next Spirit of Giving recognition goes to Sarah Smith. Sarah is known and a…

Our next Spirit of Giving recognition goes to Sarah Smith. Sarah is known and appreciated throughout the community as a coach, volunteer board member, and leader. When the derecho toppled trees and left many county residents without power for weeks, Sarah gave many hours of her time to match willing volunteers with residents in need to remove trees, empty spoiling

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22
Oct

Next in our Spirit of Giving recognition during October, we recognize Tom and Di…

Next in our Spirit of Giving recognition during October, we recognize Tom and Dianne Latimer. In addition to being respected business leaders in the community, Tom and Diane lead through philanthropy. They have been generous contributors to campaigns for projects such as Drake Community Library, the Grinnell Mutual Aquatic Center, Grinnell Area Mental Health Consortium JPK Fund, the GHS expansion

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17
Oct

Now Seeking Spirit of Giving Award Nominations

One more day to honor someone special! Now Seeking Spirit of Giving Award Nominations Source