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Iowa Community Action Association - In The News
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Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. is now accepting bids to purchase mini vans
01/23/2015 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Bids must be received by the end of business day, Wednesday, February 11, 2015.

Mid-Sioux Moments Newsletter
01/20/2015 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Find out what's new at Mid-Sioux!

RCAC Sponsors Family for Christmas
01/09/2015 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
The Remsen Community Action Club (RCAC)sponsored a family for Christmas this year and donated $250 to Mid-Sioux.

Child & Adult Care Food Program Newsletter
11/21/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Inside this issue: Health & Nutrition, Minute Menu Kids Pro, & CDC Promotes Access to Drinking Water


Mid-Sioux’s 6th Annual Mitten Campaign
11/10/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Partnering with local businesses in five counties to provide assistance to needy families.

Video Request for Proposal
10/22/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
The CCR&R Statewide system would like an individual to shoot, edit, and produce final product of three videos that will reach parents through use of Social Media.

Mid-Sioux October Newsletter
10/22/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Featuring: LiHEAP Update, Policy Council Information, Head Start Happenings, Child Care Resource & Referral Achievements & More!


Mid-Sioux Newsletter
09/17/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Find out what's happening at Mid-Sioux!


Helping Students
09/05/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Cherokee Villa NAHCA group donated



Child Care Resource & Referral Staff Achievements
08/25/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Three of our Child Care Consultants received credentials from ISU.

Mingling for Mentoring
08/21/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Child Care Resource & Referral had the opportunity to team up with Buena Vista, Crawford, Sac Early Childhood Iowa to sponsor a "Themed Table."

Mid-Sioux Newsletter
08/19/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
"What's Happening" At Mid-Sioux

Rotary 'Backpack Buddies Program'
08/12/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Rotary 'Backpack Buddies Program'

Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. is Accepting Bids for Two Mini Vans
07/28/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Bids must be received by the end of business day, Friday, August 1, 2014.

Iowa Individual Disaster Assistance Grant Program
07/15/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Plymouth, Cherokee, Lyon, and Sioux Counties have been included in a Governor’s Proclamation for Individual Assistance for damages done during the flooding event that started in mid-June.


Mid-Sioux Newsletter
06/13/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
See what's happening at Mid-Sioux!

Summer Pantry Party
06/13/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014.

Mid-Sioux Newsletter
05/21/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
See what's new at Mid-Sioux!


Mid-Sioux Annual Report
05/07/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
2012-2013 Annual Report

Mid-Sioux offering Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program for eligible FaDSS clients
04/28/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Rental subsidy used to help individual households afford housing costs through direct payment to your landlord.



Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Applications Being Taken
04/14/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Outreach Staff will be taking applications at WIC clinics

Child Care Resource & Referral spend time with Senator Harkin
04/11/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Thank you to Senator Harkin for voting to reauthorize the Child Care Development Block grant.

Mid-Sioux Spends Time at the Capitol
04/04/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
We've been spending some time at the Capitol. Take a look!

PITC Training Graduates
04/04/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Congratulations Kristi Radtke (left) and Heather Hinds (right), Child Care Consultants, for completing the Program for Infant and Toddler Care (PITC).

Order of the Eastern Star donates to Cherokee County Mid-Sioux Opportunity
04/04/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Bud Winterton, right, from the Alta Chapter 138 of the Order of the Eastern Star, donated to the Cherokee County Mid-Sioux Opportunity food pantry. Pictured with Bud are Nicole Mier, center, Outreach Coordinator, and Courtney Johnson, left, Outreach Assistant.

Northwood mother urges senators to raise minimum wage
03/20/2014 - North Iowa Community Action Organization
Alicia McCrary of Northwood smiles as she testifies before a U.S. Senate committee Wednesday morning.

Mid-Sioux Comedy Night Huge Success
03/11/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Nearly 235 people attended the event, helping Mid-Sioux to raise over $3,000.00.

Mid-Sioux to celebrate Comedy Night
02/28/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. will hold their 12th Annual Comedy Night Fundraiser on Saturday, March 8, 2014 featuring comedian Buzz Sutherland.

Richard Hatz Scholarship applications now being accepted at Mid-Sioux
02/26/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. is accepting applications for two $250 Richard Hatz Scholarships.

Head Start Taking Applications
02/24/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
The Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. Head Start is presently recruiting children for the 2014-2015 school year.



Mid-Sioux is Accepting Bids for Two Used Mini Vans
01/28/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Bids must be received by the end of business day, Thursday, February 13, 2014.

It's Cold - Follow Red Cross Safety Tips When Heating Your Home
01/10/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
65% of house fire deaths occur in homes with no working smoke alarms.

Check Us Out on Facebook!
01/07/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
See what's happening at Mid-Sioux daily.

5th Annual Mitten Fundraiser A Success
01/03/2014 - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.
Local businesses in five counties along with Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. have raised nearly $1,000.00 collectively to provide assistance to needy families this winter.

FaDSS Day on the Hill
02/21/2012 - North Iowa Community Action Organization
North Iowa FaDSS (Family Development and Self Sufficiency ) members made a trip to the Capitol to discuss the success of the program in our area.

Bank of America provides grant to North Iowa Community Action Organization
09/01/2011 - North Iowa Community Action Organization
Assistance will target at risk low to moderate individuals and families

Give Kids a Smile
09/01/2011 - North Iowa Community Action Organization
NICAO collaborates with United Way to create Smile Program Give Kids a Smile

UDMO Head Start Classrooms Explore Cultures through RIF Program
05/13/2010 - Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc.
Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc. (UDMO) Head Start students took a “trip” around the world as part of this year’s Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) program. For more than 18 years UDMO has received grant funding from RIF to develop classroom activities and purchase books to give to the children. UDMO Head Start offers the program three times each school year in classrooms in eight counties.