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Northern Iowa Wishmakers: Swishes for Wishes

Posted by Psychology Club on Monday, March 11, 2013, In : Volunteering 
What: Swishes For Wishes (presented by Northern Iowa Wishmakers and Make-A-Wish foundation of the Cedar Valley). Swishes For Wishes is a Basketball tournament put on to raise funds to grant a wish to a kid in the Cedar Valley. With the help of the participants, you are putting the wish in a child's hands. This tournament is open to all ages and skill level. This event is more than just a tournament, it is to provide hope that there are people in this world that care for these young kids strug...

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QUASH

Posted by Psychology Club on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, In : Volunteering 

The Alzheimer’s Association created QUASH, a completely new take on a fundraising event, to help raise money to support the organization’s mission of eliminating Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.  The Alzheimer’s Association East Central Iowa Chapter works closely with the student organization “UNI Advocates for Alzheimer’s” a...


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UNI Dance Marathon

Posted by Psychology Club on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, In : Volunteering 
UNI Dance Marathon is a second year student organization that raises money for the Children's Miracle Network Hospital in Iowa City for kids battling life threatening illnesses and their families. This year, we are hosting a 12 hour Dance Marathon in the Maucker Union from Noon to Midnight on March 2nd

Registration costs are only $20 but go up to $30 on February 18th! When you register, there will be a question asking which group you are a part of, simply type in "Psychology Club.

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UNI Advocates for Alzheimer's Organization

Posted by Psychology Club on Wednesday, September 26, 2012, In : Volunteering 

UNI ADVOCATES FOR ALZHEIMER'S

The purpose of UNI Advocates for Alzheimer’s is to support the Alzheimer’sAssociation East Central Iowa Chapter by raising awareness for Alzheimer’sdisease on campus. The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research with a vision of a world without Alzheimer’s disease. Supporting this organization gives UNI students the opportunity to make a positive contribution in both the Cedar Falls ...


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The Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley

Posted by Psychology Club on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, In : Volunteering 

The Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley

The role of the Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley is to bring people and community needs together through a range of programs and services. Our position in the community is centered on the ability to:

·         Connect people with opportunities to serve

·         Build the capacity for effective local volunteering

·         Promote Volunteering

·         Participate in strategic initiatives that mobilize volunteers to meet local community needs ...


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Boys and Girls Club

Posted by Psychology Club on Friday, October 14, 2011, In : Volunteering 

What does it mean to be great? For over 40 years the Boys and Girls Clubs of Black Hawk County, in partnership with the rest of the community, have played a crucial role in helping Black Hawk County youth to discover, redefine, and embody what it means to be truly great each day. We strive to promote a positive, safe, and enriching environment for children and teens to gather after school. Each day we provide intellectually engaging programming that encourages our members to think critically,...


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Through this blog, we hope you will become more informed about opportunities to volunteer in the community through a series of guest bloggers from various agencies. If you would like to learn more about a certain agency, let us know and we will do our best to connect you with that agency!

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