YouthPort featured during ‘Celebration of Community’

YouthPort was featured for its innovative service design during the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation’s Celebration of Community on November 20. More than 225 community members gathered to celebrate and recognize the work of nonprofits and nonprofit leaders in the community. Guests learned how YouthPort, a new outreach model, draws on the strengths of three … Read more

In the home stretch

We are counting down the time till we get to unveil the new YouthPort Web site. All that’s left is fixing a couple of things on the techincal side, and tying up some loose ends for delivery. We’ve had a lot of fun and the team has been doing excellent work the whole time!

Operation Overnight Update

It’s 2:17am and we’re still going strong!  The website construction process is going smoothly.  The various volunteers at Geonetric are working feverishly to put the finishing touches on our sparkly, new site.  The volunteers from the community that have given their time and talents is overwhelming and much appreciated.  We can’t wait to unveil the … Read more

Operation Overnight is underway!

It’s 8:30am and we have a busy 24 hours in front of us.  The YouthPort team is at the command center for Operation Overnight.  Geonetric, a Cedar Rapids company that builds websites for hospitals, is partnering with five non-profits in Linn County to build new websites in 24 hours. This year’s event will begin on … Read more

YouthPort: A New Community Collaboration

Three community non-profit organizations have joined forces as YouthPort, a new partnership aimed at helping families and children in need.  Each of the organizations offers specialized services and by maximizing the strengths and resources of each, we’re collectively meeting the needs of more families. To get involved with YouthPort, contact Emily Muhlbach.