Past Community Spotlights
The changing "Spotlight" is used to reveal the diversity of community events.
We provide the history of spotlights for reference. Many of the spotlights are one-time events and may contain information that is no longer current.
Nonprofit agencies wishing to have their events added as a Community Spotlight should read this information.
||Part-time Job Opportunity: RSVP Coordinator In Jefferson County
MLK Day Of Service
||Call For National Conference Workshop Presenters
Iowa Volunteer Hall Of Fame Deadline Extended
||Connect For A Cause
||Disaster Volunteer Of The Year Nominations Due Oct. 15
September 11 National Day Of Service And Remembrance
What's Your 50?
||AAU Junior Olympic Games Volunteers
Bix Registration Volunteers Needed
AAU Junior Olympic Games Volunteers
Walk To End Alzheimer's
UNI Graduate Continues to Promote Service
||College Community School District's Volunteers Embrace What's Your 50
AmeriCorps Leads To Alumni's Rewarding Career In The Nonprofit Sector
Student At Keokuk High School Shows Dedication To Service
AmeriCorps Member Finds Career Path During Service
Cedar Rapids Native Helps Others Make Healthy Choices
AmeriCorps Alums' Service Experience Transfers to Skills as a State Park Ranger
AmeriCorps Member Empowers Survivors Of Domestic Violence With Financial Literacy
Third Generation 4H Volunteer Continues to Serve
Yale Law Student Reflects On Her AmeriCorps Service With Iowa Legal Aid
||Coe College Students Spends College Career Uplifting Others
'Giving Back' Is Core To AmeriCorps Alumna's Life
Job Opportunity -- RSVP Director In Ottumwa Iowa
Ames Summer Feeding And Enrichment Program
Rock Rapids Volunteer Provides the Needed Extra Attention To Help Kids Learn
Former Green Iowa AmeriCorps Member Empowered By Service
Senior Companion Volunteer Helps Seniors Stay In Their Home
Alum Continues To Promote The AmeriCorps Spirit Of Service
AmeriCorps Member Preserves Iowa Wildlife And Native Prairies
Volunteer transports those unable to drive to medical appointments
Alum's Service Year Bridges Education And Career
Jumpstart School Physicals
New Foster Grandparent Has Big Impact In Ft. Dodge
||AmeriCorps Alum's Service Comes Full Circle
Alton Resident Uses Accounting Skills To Help Others
National Service Shaped Alum's Career Path And Personal Life
Seeking Youth Ambassadors for Nat'l Child Awareness Month
An Alum's Dedication To National Service Continues After AmeriCorps
“Getting Things Done” Is A Way Of Life For DNR AmeriCorps Trail Crew
Global Youth Service Day 2014
2014 Iowa Volunteer Hall Of Fame Inductees
Iowa Wesleyan Student Committed To Service
||Albia Resident Volunteers With 4-H To Help Youth Excel
50 Faces Of Volunteerism: Kevin Coriolan
50 Faces Of Volunteerism: Norma Jean Perry
Iowa AmeriCorps Member of The Month: Samantha Wittrock
50 Faces Of Volunteerism: Andrea Scott
||50 Faces Of Volunteerism: Andrew McCalley
Stash The Trash 2014
50 Faces Of Volunteerism: Damon Hines
50 Faces Of Volunteerism: Todd Gilligan
50 Faces Of Volunteerism: Rosemary Beach
||50 Faces Of Volunteerism: Stephanie Brewer
Volunteer Iowa Day At The Capitol Announced!
50 Faces Of Volunteerism: Michelle Dutton
50 Faces Of Volunteerism: Bonnie Alley
50 Faces Of Volunteerism: Jeri Boyd
50 Faces Of Volunteerism: Pride In Community Appearance (PICA)
Outreach, Inc., Medical Mission Trip, March 2014
||MLK Day 2014
Dubuque National Service Partnership (Nonprofit Collaboration Award).
Bob Hellman, Waterloo (Outstanding Volunteer Or Service Manager Award).
UNI MLK Day Of Service 2014
||Club HOpe, Maquoketa (Outstanding Volunteer Or Service Program Award).
2013 Nonprofit Board/Staff Leadership Award
Families Helping Families Of Iowa (Nonprofit Spotlight Award)
||Bell Ringers For The Salvation Army
Floyd Winter - What's Your 50
||Improve Education: Volunteer With Children
Winter Weatherization 2013
||Help Adults Learn English At Catherine McAuley Center
||Volunteer At RAGBRAI
Ames Repair & Care
||Hickory Grove Triathlon
||Tell Your MLK Day Story
||UnitedHealth HEROES Grant -- Deadline: October 15, 2012
||Civil War Days Volunteers
||Give Back With Waypoint's Back 2 School Drive
Seeking Host Families For 2012-2013 School Year
||Help With The Czech & Slovak Museum Grand Opening
Help Improve Education by Volunteering!
4th Annual College Creek Clean-Up
||2012 Global Youth Service Day
||Clarke County Volunteer Fair
VEISHEA Service Day/Stash The Trash
Story County Youth Volunteer Awards
||10,000 Hours Show Celebration Announcement!
||Michelle Obama To Visit Iowa On Feb. 9 -- VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
ISU Volunteer Week - January 16 -19
Dr. King's America-MLK Day Event
MLK Day Of Service - January 16
||Thanksgiving Feast At The Machine Shed
Volunteer Opportunities With Kids On Course.
||Make A Difference Day
||Extreme Makeover Home Edition In Iowa!!!
Sunday, September 25th Unity Fest
||Freedom Quilts - Celebration, Solidarity And Rememberance
Glow For The Red Cross
Kids On Course pilot begins!
||Habitat For Humanity Event
Kate-Mitchell Elementary Community Garden
Seeking "Iowan Of The Day" For The Iowa State Fair
||Test Community Spotlight
Race Volunteers For The Wild 5, 5k Run/Walk
||Create A May Basket For Waypoint!
Vote For the LIVE UNITED Volunteer Awards!
||Davenport Needs Help Filling Sandbags Today
Become A Tour Guide At The History Center!
||Help Children at Tanager Place!
||Horizons 2011 Meals On Wheels Lunchbox
A MLK Day Volunteer Opportunity In The Dubuque Community
Help Prepare Applesauce At Camp Courageous!
MLK Day Give Care * Warmth * Art Urbandale Public Library Event
Volunteer And Serve On MLK Day, January 17, 2011
Special Olympics Bowling Tournament Volunteers Needed
||Calling All Families: Volunteer And Receive A Free Ticket!
Volunteer With TAP!
Nominate Your Heroes!
||Cardinal And Gold (and Green) Pride Goes Nationwide
VITA: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
||COAT DRIVE AT KINNICK STADIUM ON 9/11
||Aging Services - Volunteer Chore Program
Sustainability Advocates Wanted!
||Offutt AFB Disaster Exercise
||Volunteer At The United Way IL5K Run/Walk And Fun Run
National Volunteer Week Is April 18-24!
14th Annual Iowa Children's Water Festival is May 13
3rd Annual Shelter Awareness Day Is April 24!
||Interested In Hosting International Visitors?
||National Final Of The Academic Decathlon Volunteers Needed
||DMU's Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. / Black History Month Celebration
Fairfield Volunteer Center's MLK Day Collection Drive
DMU’s Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. /Black History Month Celebration
21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration – “Iowans Carrying On The Dream”
||Skilled carpentry volunteers needed
Clinton's Community MLK Day Celebration
Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast In Dubuque
||Make A Difference In The Community Of Muscatine
||2009 Humana Starlight Award Program
||Extraordinary Volunteers Have A Chance To Win $1,000!
Learn A Unique Natural Building Technique
Eldora Disaster Assistance
Cedar Valley Habitat For Humanity NEEDS Volunteers NOW!
||VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO REPLACE DAMAGED PLAYGROUND IN PARKERSBURG
2009 AAU Junior Olympic Games
||Culver/Judge Summer Of Service Initiative
||MLK Day Of Service
||Celebrate International Human Rights Day
||YWCA Week Without Violence
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance And AARP Tax-Aide Program
Gulf Coast Volunteers Needed
||Drake University Head Start Is Recruiting Community Representatives
ELI Supported Programs
||Heritage Carousel Flood Volunteer Thank You
||Kidsfest Needs Volunteers!
||Bowl for Kids
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