“RMHC is an American independent nonprofit organization whose stated mission is to create, find, and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children”
We will be going to Ronald McDonald House a few times throughout the semester to cook meals for the families living there!
To learn more about RMHC, and more specifically the RMHC of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois, please feel free to visit their website at https://rmhc-eiwi.org/.
“Gems of Hope Inc. is a nonprofit organization that offers gifts of jewelry mounted on inspirational cards to cancer patients. The patients are invited, along with family and friends, to attend workshops to create these works of art for others.”
We will be partnering with Gems of Hope a couple times to create jewelry for cancer patients.
To learn more about Gems of Hope, please feel free to visit their website at https://gemsofhope.com/.
Last semester, WIB held their first ever blood drive!
“The Crisis Center of Johnson County is a volunteer-driven organization that provides immediate and non-judgmental support for individuals facing emotional, food, or financial crisis.”
We will be volunteering with the Mobile Pantry Program that encompasses the following: “The Mobile Pantry Program provides monthly grocery assistance to residents of underserved and/or rural mobile home parks in Johnson County. The Mobile Pantry offers a variety of perishable and non-perishable food items, as well as baby and household items.”
To learn more about the Crisis Center, please feel free to visit their website at https://www.jccrisiscenter.org/.