Thrive Allen County
Thrive Allen County strives to support the community by assisting in economic development and healthcare access and promotes healthy lifestyles through education. Thrive Allen County provides a new model of rural revitalization that works to harness the strengths of local residents in building healthier, more vibrant communities. Volunteers will be working in the Iola community to help build growth within the community.
St. Louis, MO
Kingdom House empowers people, specifically those who are economically disadvantaged, to achieve better lives by providing them with tools to find a path out of poverty and be self-sufficient. Kingdom House provides a range of programs for all ages from infants up to senior citizens. In addition to assisting in the early childhood center with some of the younger children, volunteers will be helping with hands on projects such as landscaping, sorting donations or painting.
Do Space strives to encourage the Omaha community to embrace technology in a way that provides technology access to all, teaches the community how to utilize technology and empowers the community to create and innovate with technology. Do Space provides an on-site technology library, workshops and classes, and outreach events for the community. Volunteers will be working with the overall program as well as helping with special projects to enhance Do Space.
Iowa Homeless Youth Centers
Des Moines, IA
Iowa Homeless Youth Centers works to eliminate homelessness among children, youth and young mothers in Polk County as a community-based program of YSS (Youth & Shelter Services, Inc.) We believe, with support and assistance, homeless individuals and families can live independently and attain self-sufficiency. IHYC programs, staff, and volunteers focus on helping participants set and achieve goals in 5 key areas: education, employment, safe housing, life skills, and positive community engagement. Volunteers will be serving at 3 different Des Moines locations working with various populations including homeless youth, homeless mothers and their children, and children moving out of foster care.