Category Archives: News

22 Jun
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Iowa Legal Aid’s search for next Executive Director

Dennis Groenenboom, Iowa Legal Aid’s longest serving Executive Director, has announced his plans to depart from Iowa Legal Aid in late 2017 or early 2018. Dennis is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Law and has been ...

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18 May
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Iowa wins Dean’s Cup!!

The 13th annual Dean’s Cup Golf Challenge was held on Monday, May 15, 2017 at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City. This event is for all law graduates, faculty, staff and students of Drake University Law School and the University ...

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11 May
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Iowa Legal Aid Board of Directors Annual Meeting – May 6, 2017

The Iowa Legal Aid Board of Directors met on May 6, 2017 for their Annual Meeting. During the annual Awards Luncheon, held immediately after the meeting, Iowa Legal Aid’s Executive Director, Dennis Groenenboom [pictured], recognized the following individuals:     ...

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10 May
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The Scott County Volunteer Lawyers Project & William B. Waterman Volunteer Attorney of the Year Award

The Scott County Volunteer Lawyers Project* is a joint program of the Scott County Bar Association and the HELP Regional Office of Iowa Legal Aid, and has existed since 1981 for the purpose of involving the private bar in assisting ...

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08 May
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Matt McDermott Receives United Way Volunteer Award

On May 1, 2017, Matt McDermott was awarded the United Way of Central Iowa’s 2017 Individual Volunteer Award for his volunteer leadership on the issue of homelessness and the significant time he gives to central Iowans in need of support. ...

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05 May
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Thanks Prairie Meadows!

A $5,000 grant from Prairie Meadows enabled Iowa Legal Aid to purchase a new digital color high volume photocopier for its Central Administrative Office in Des Moines. The new copier incorporates faxing, along with scanning and printing, and has the ...

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05 Apr
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April is Volunteer Appreciation Month

In celebration of Volunteer Appreciation Month, we will be sharing stories and photos of Iowa Legal Aid’s various volunteers. Please visit our Volunteer page for all the information.

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15 Nov
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Iowa West Foundation Grant Award

In October 2016, Iowa Legal Aid was informed that it would receive renewed funding from the Iowa West Foundation for its highly successful Youth Link Project in Council Bluffs. The goal of the Youth Link Project is to empower Council ...

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22 Aug
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Foundation Support Helps Improve Iowa Legal Aid’s Volunteer Capacity

Over the past several years, Iowa Legal Aid has benefited from recruiting high quality volunteers and keeping them engaged. With financial support from the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation and the Iowa State ...

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08 Jun
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Support from Principal Financial Group

Iowa Legal Aid is proud to be a community partner with Principal Financial Group. With a $25,000 grant, Iowa Legal Aid will be providing civil legal assistance to older Iowans age 60 and over through its Legal Hotline for Older ...

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