Category Archives: News

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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19 May
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Drake Claims Dean’s Cup at Tournament Club of Iowa

The 12th annual Dean’s Cup was held on Monday, May 16, 2016 at Tournament Club of Iowa in Polk City. Forty golfers faced off in the morning match play. Iowa was led by Judges Eliza Ovrom and Art Gamble, while Drake was ...

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10 Dec
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Support from Wells Fargo

Iowa Legal Aid received a $5,000 grant award from Wells Fargo to establish a Community Economic Development Project in Iowa. The project will assist low-income entrepreneurs wishing to start or further develop small businesses in an effort to lift themselves ...

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02 Dec
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Trial of the Three Bears v. Goldilocks

The trial of the Three Bears v. Goldilocks took place on Wednesday November 25, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Kossuth County Courthouse. The four 2nd grade classes from Bryant School were in attendance. Twelve students volunteered to become Jurors ...

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25 Nov
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#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is six days away! Now in its fourth year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving on which people and communities around the world come together for one common purpose: to give. We hope you’ll join millions of others ...

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