Iowa City SCHEELS Giving Campaign

Iowa City SCHEELS Giving Campaign

2022 Nominations Are In!

Iowa City's Gives Back Day was on November 29th and the Iowa City SCHEELS will donated $10,000 to local non-profit organizations within a 50-mile radius of our store! We asked for your help providing nominations for the organizations you would like to see receive a cash donation.

The votes are in and the nominations have been tallied, and the winners are... 

The I'm Glad You Stayed Project - strives to educate the public, especially teenagers, on real-time suicide prevention actions and resources to save the lives of those struggling with mental health and suicidal ideation.

 Handicare Childcare - We believe that all children deserve the chance to grow and develop in a nurturing environment that encourages their full participation. We are proud of our 40-year history of caring for kids from diverse backgrounds, including those with special needs.

Together We Achieve - Together We Achieve was created as a response to a natural disaster – now focuses on combatting food insecurity in the greater Cedar Rapids Corridor Area drawing clients from Linn, Johnson, Benton, Iowa, Jones, and Delaware counties. They are an all-volunteer-run organization serving between 30 – 60 families each nice at its self-choice food pantry located on the SW side of Cedar Rapids.

Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale - Founded in 1959, CRCC is an SATB chorus of approximately 80 members. Our membership has consisted of people of all ages and occupations, including teachers, doctors, writers, radio personalities, city employees, real estate brokers, and many other professionals, as well as retirees and college students. In addition to performing a broad repertoire of outstanding choral music, the Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale aims to promote music appreciation while providing youth and community outreach opportunities.

CommUnity Crisis Services - is a volunteer-driven organization that provides immediate and non-judgmental support for individuals facing emotional, food, or financial crisis. CommUnity provides immediate support through our Food Bank, Financial Support Program, Crisis Helpline Services, and Mobile Crisis Response.

IVOE - Our mission is to get our disabled Veterans and families, back out, or introduced, to Iowa’s great outdoors and the healing benefits it provides. We are here to assist veterans and their families through camaraderie and education.

The Freedom Foundation - proudly serves all veterans and active-duty members through a variety of services and supports that we offer.

Indian Creek Nature Center - is an independent, non-profit nature center with a mission to provide inspirational and educational experiences in nature. It promotes a sustainable future by nurturing individuals through environmental education, providing leadership in land protection, and restoration, and encouraging responsible interaction with nature


Flint River Archery Club - encourages youth participation in archery, by providing youth archers with the tools necessary to assist with their development and teaching them not only the fundamentals of the sport but the lifelong attributes of teamwork, sportsmanship, and integrity.

Critter Crusaders of Cedar Rapids provides and guides lifesaving medical and surgical care for homeless, neglected, sick, injured, and abused dogs and cats throughout Eastern Iowa at no cost to shelters and rescues.

Partnering with Local Organizations

The Iowa City SCHEELS store partners with over 100 non-profit organizations throughout the year to actively show support through financial sponsorship, volunteering, and special event sponsorships. These partnerships include local athletic programs for all ages, youth education programs, military groups, and human service groups. We also support environmental and wildlife partners to encourage outdoor activities in our local communities. 

If you’re inquiring about a donation or sponsorship, please contact for more information.

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