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Community Education Events

Summer 2022 - Future Ready grant youth programming
Jan.-March 2023 – Financial Classes with experts at People’s Bank

March 2023 – Reentry Simulation – understand the challenges of those reentering our community after incarceration.

May 2023 - “The Importance of having Compassion in Leadership as it relates to Mental Health in the Workplace.
October 6th and 13th - C3 De-Escalation Training at Waukee Area Christian Services

Oct. 25th, 2023 - Employment Job Fair with Iowa WORKS at The Lighthouse Community and Resource Center.
Oct. 17th, 24th, 31st and November 7th and 14th - Financial Fun and Fellowship 6-7pm upstairs after meal at Lighthouse

October 24th and 27th - C3 De-Escalation Training at Young Women's Resource Center
October 26th - Poverty Simulation

Closed November 22nd-26th, 2023 Thanksgiving Holiday 

December 3rd, The Lighthouse Community and Resource Center Family Holiday pictures with Santa, snacks and fellowship.  3:00-5:30pm

Closed December 25th - January 2nd, 2023 Christmas Holiday 

Ongoing Outreach events:

  • The Salvation Army Mobile Unit – 2nd/4th Mondays at WeLIFT 10-1pm rent, utility, food, clothing

  • UCS Healthcare Mobile Unit – 1st/3rd Mondays at WeLIFT 10-1pm, mental and physical health support

  • Children and Families of Iowa – 2nd/4th Mondays 9-12 – variety of resources and funding available Aging Resources, Warren County General Assistance, Downing Construction, Downey Tire, People’s Bank, Warren County School Districts, WCED, Indianola Chamber of Commerce and United Way of Central Iowa.

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 11-3pm Open to the Public for assistance 

  • Every Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm The Lighthouse Community and Resource Center Free Fellowship meal for everyone

  • Helping Hand Food Pantry Tuesdays 12:30-2:30pm, Wednesdays 6-8p,, Thursdays 9-11am and Saturdays 9-11am.

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The Future Ready grant youth that participated in our summer program walked around the Indianola square and met Business owners and asked questions about employment and hiring process.

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Completion of the 6 hour C3 training with Chrysalis Foundation for Woman and Girls.

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