The 2nd Annual Now Be A Dad Big Truck Event occurs on July 26th at Hawkeye Downs

The 2nd Annual Now Be A Dad – Big Truck Event is happening July 26th at  Hawkeye Downs Speedway and Expo Center!  Hosted by the Eastern Iowa Alliance for Fatherhood & Children – Young Parents Network, Boys & Girls Clubs of Cedar Rapids, Foundation 2, Tanager Place, and Waypoint Services.  We would especially like to thank the McGrath Family of Dealerships for their sponsorship.  We hope you can … Read more

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


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?  


To help us reach our goal, please visit this link –

Click on TEAM and find our TEAM NAME – YOUTHPORT
We are listed under the TEAM NAME – “YOUTHPORT” and we will get the credit for your support!  It’s that EASY!!

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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.