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Embrace Iowa Stories

Embrace Iowa is a joint project between ICAA, a 501c3 organization, and the Des Moines Register.  Below are the stories that the Des Moines Register has published during the Embrace Iowa campaigns. Stories from 2020-2021 “Donate to Embrace…

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Embrace Iowa fund helps mom of seven rehab home from the ground up

Embrace Iowa fund helps mom of seven rehab home from the ground up

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LIHEAP: Own Business

Trying to Run Her Own Business When Dominique got sick she was unable to work for three months, resulting in her to lose her job. After losing her job Dominique decided that she wanted to try and open…

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LIHEAP: Unemployment Challenges

After Kathy lost her job her husband became the only financial support for their family. Kathy needed help so she turned to her local Community Action.   “LIHEAP helped pay the electric bill.”    The Low-Income Home Energy…

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LIHEAP Stories: Nancy, Diana, and Sandy

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