Dr. King once stated, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?' On Monday, January 18, 2021, you can help Urban Dreams help others, by volunteering at our annual MLK Day of Service. Please follow this ticket link to signup for a 2-hour time slot(s) and a job or two: … Continue reading UD DSM MLK Day of Service
Pre-Winter Vehicle Check-up Press Release Join Urban Dreams and our partners on Saturday, October 17, 2020, at North High School from 8 a.m. – noon for the fifth annual Free Prewinter Community Car Checkup. Urban Dreams is partnering with the AE Dairy, Broadlawns Medical Center, Des Moines Area Community College, Des Moines Police Department, Des … Continue reading 5th Annual Community Car Checkup
DES MOINES, Iowa — Answering the question ‘What’s for dinner?’ has become a difficult one to answer for many Iowans in the wake of Monday’s derecho storm. Hundreds of thousands of Iowans are still without power and likely now have a refrigerator filled with spoiled food. According to the FDA, a refrigerator without power will only … Continue reading Urban Dreams and others offering more free meals during outage – Melody Mercado, WHO News
We are excited to announce that we open an Urban Dreams in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. CEDAR RAPIDS — With living wages and better career opportunities, parents wouldn’t need to come home from work stressed about how to make ends meet, Cedar Rapids native Izaah Knox hopes. The city’s residents wouldn’t need to worry about insurance … Continue reading Urban Dreams is opening an office in Cedar Rapids
NOTEBOOK: Engagement, listening, acting just a start in breaking down racial inequities BY MICHAEL CRUMB, Senior Staff Writer Friday, June 19, 2020 6:00 AM “Once you know better, do better.“ That was the prevailing message of a cultural competency training the staff at the Business Record recently participated in. We sat down on June 11 … Continue reading NOTEBOOK: Engagement, listening, acting just a start in breaking down racial inequities – UD cultural competency training write up
Thank you KCCI and Marcus Mcintosh KCCI for highlighting our efforts alongside countless community partners and volunteers to meet the needs of the community. This program is in partnership with Central Iowa Shelter & Services, the Food Bank of Iowa, and Orchestrate Hospitality. It is part of a grant program with the City of Des … Continue reading Urban Dreams on KCCI News
Please take a few minutes to listen to how COVID-19 is affecting people and families in the community and how Urban Dreams is Here to Help.