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With changing seasons comes more than just pumpkin-spice-flavored everything and crunchy fall leaves. The new season also brings forward new opportunities to do good out in the world.
What are you waiting for? The benefits of mentoring will not only give back to your mentee, but also to your community, and even to you.
While it’s easy to get wrapped up in checking in on others, it’s important for your mental health to practice self-care.
Crescent Community Health Center is delighted be the recipient of four quality awards resulting in more than $77,000 in funds given by HRSA and HHS’.
Who knew that making a difference in the world could be as easy as wi-fi and your own couch? Leave it to the world of do-gooders to find ways to volunteer, even in the midst of a global pandemic!
When it comes to giving back, there are many ways for you to help out your local nonprofits without having to leave your home.
Motivational quotes inspire us to do more, be more and become more of who we are. Each and every one of us can make an impact or difference in this world and leave it better than when we came.
Iowa families who currently receive Food Assistance can request to replace food that was destroyed or spoiled as the result of storm damage or power outage. The application form and instructions for submission can be found on the DHS website.
This back-to-school season, do more than simply prepare for a new school year—help those in need.
Community health centers (CHCs), have responded to the unique needs of the communities they serve for the last 55 years. In the midst of a public health crisis and our national dialogue around equity, National Health Center Week, is the perfect time to recognize what CHCs contribute to the nation’s healthcare system.
While Crescent has been an active participant in the Mask of Wellness campaign, we are excited to support the City of Dubuque mask mandate.
The 2020 Back to School Bash, a drive-up event for families to pick up school supplies, will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 7, at Prescott Elementary School!
In 2020, you might be wondering if being happy is something you could admit to—but even during challenging times, there are ways to boost your mood and try to celebrate the good things in life.
When it comes to living an altruistic life that can help make a difference for others, one of the most valuable things you can give your community is the gift of volunteering.
On average, a new habit takes approximately 30 days to develop, so don’t get discouraged if you struggle at first. Remain positive and focused on the goal.
Step out of your comfort zone, ask questions, get to know someone different than you. You might be surprised by how much this can enrich your life.
Crescent Community Health Center (Crescent) will be partnering with Epic Health And Wellness for a TestIowa site on Saturday, July 11, 2020 from 6:00 to 10:00 a.m.
When mindful meditation becomes part of your daily routine, you’ll notice its benefits become a regular part of your life.
There’s no doubt about it: the early bird does get the worm, and if you strive to live a more altruistic lifestyle, your morning routine should play an important role.
If you want to live a more altruistic lifestyle, start by reprogramming your brain to think more positively. Try out these six tips to focus your thoughts and train your brain to be more positive.
Whether you’re in the business world or the nonprofit realm, communication is a critical component of moving things forward and accomplishing your goals.
How can we celebrate this day while respecting and supporting different experiences? Today we’re going to talk about how to give Dad the gift of altruism this Father’s Day.
While we are trying to get back to whatever the new normal will look like in a post COVID-19 landscape, another force outside of our control is leading the news cycle where COVID-19 left off, and is very raw and real for many. The 24/7 coverage around the death of Mr. George Floyd has opened up emotions in many that are seen in protests, tweets, posts and on television. Similar to what we experienced during COVID-19, we are connecting with the storyline and our empathy draws us into all the activities that are making this series of events so vivid in our history. Mr. Floyd could have been one of our patients.
A Statement on Racial Inequities from Aaron Todd, CEO of the Iowa Primary Care Association and Ron Kemp, Board Chair of the Iowa Primary Care Association
If you’re looking for a way to get in shape and get involved in the community, we’ve got you covered. Here are five reasons to run for a charity this summer.
Like any other muscle, a brain needs to be exercised, stretched and challenged to stay strong. Check out these cool tricks you can practice to exercise your brain and build mental muscle.
Caring for animals is an important part of living an altruistic lifestyle. Today we explore how you can live more altruistically with the animals in your day-to-day life.
If you try to live altruistically, then combating your own loneliness can play a vital role in how you serve others. Here’s how to fight loneliness while still regarding social distancing.
When things are busy, wellness often takes a backseat to our presumed priorities. Check out a few ways to bring your personal health back to the forefront of your life.
Volunteering and serving doesn’t have to be challenging when you use your talents to support others. Identify your talents, ask for support and find an organization where you can use your strengths to give back.
If you want to get involved this International Pay It Forward Day, check out these quarantine-friendly ways to pay it forward.
These books inspire the altruistic lifestyle and show anyone can make an impact on the world. Let’s explore each of them more in depth.
Beginning Monday, April 6, 2020 Crescent will be implementing new clinic procedures in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and for the safety of our patients and staff.
Meditation is powerful. If you’re still unsure whether or not the practice is worth trying, check out these top benefits of meditation and consider how they can help improve your life.
When bad things happen, how do we act individually, and how can we come together as a society? How can we be kind in times of darkness?
Whether it’s a few hours or a long commitment, volunteering not only supports those around you but positively influences you as well.
If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, follow these steps to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community.
Living a full and altruistic life is about more than just doing your best. It’s about sharing your best with others around you and connecting with them through our inherent need to tell stories.
We want to hear from YOU! We want to hear from people within communities about their communities. Join us on March 11th to be part of the solution for healthcare workforce!
Join us for Smoothie Day on March 11!
If you want your child to start on the right path, help them get involved in their community and start volunteering today.
If you’re still not sure what you’re doing over spring break, check out these ideas for how you can have fun and give back.
You can give the most lovely Valentine’s Day gift by giving back to your community. Check out 14 altruistic ways to celebrate this special day.
We are so excited to be hosting our first cooking class in our training kitchen!