19 June

YouthPort proudly supports “Juneteenth – A Celebration of Freedom”

Juneteenth is the oldest, nationally celebrated commemoration of the cessation of African slavery in the United States.  From its origination in Galveston, Texas in 1865, June 19th or “Juneteenth”  is observed as the official African American Emancipation Day.  It is a very relevant and respected cultural observance both in the United States and beyond. The […]

18 June

Cedar Rapids Daybreak Rotary Great Eastern Iowa Duck Race

To date, we’ve sold 4,546 ducks so far!! This is good but there are many, many more to go!    Let’s keep it going by visiting www.easterniowaduckrace.org and supporting duck sales. Date: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Location: Noelridge Park 2:00 p.m Cedar Rapids Daybreak Rotary is celebrating the 6th Annual Duck Race! Over the last 6 […]

16 June

YouthPort is proud to support TANA!

The Taylor Area Neighborhood Association (TANA) is hosting its Open House this evening from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm.  This is a great time to connect with the community and hear their wants and desires for THEIR community!  YouthPort looks forward to seeing old and new faces as well as supporting the community in the direction they want to […]

10 June

!!! 6th Annual Eastern Iowa Duck Race !!!

Greetings! It’s that time of year again ~ Daybreak Rotary has kicked off the 6th Annual Great Eastern Iowa Duck Race! You’re just a click away from winning one of 38 great prizes including a chance at $10,000! The overall goal of the race is to sell 20,000 ducks!   Why 20,000 ducks, you ask?   ALL PROCEEDS GO BACK […]

9 December

Serving families over Thanksgiving

On November 21, Young Parents Network held their annual Thanksgiving Dinner at Polk Alternative Education Center, one of three sites served by the YouthPort collaboration. This year, the dinner was graciously sponsored by Lynch Ford. Together, Young Parents Network served 105 participants and children, made possible by 49 volunteers! Thank you to Daybreak Rotary, YPN […]

22 November

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 […]

5 November

Serving families in new ways: Tanager Place Pediatric Integrated Health

Did you know there are multiple resources available through the YouthPort partners? In addition to the resources offered at our three locations, families are encouraged to take advantage of other services offered by either Tanager Place, Boys and Girls Clubs of Cedar Rapids, and Young Parents Network. Tanager Place is proud to offer a new […]