charity http://iowapublicradio.org en Acts of Kindness http://iowapublicradio.org/post/acts-kindness <p>Host Charity Nebbe celebrates acts of kindness by interviewing the people whose lives have been positively affected by others.</p><p></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 20:13:07 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Sarah Boden 33940 at http://iowapublicradio.org Acts of Kindness As holidays approach, Iowa food pantries see increased demand http://iowapublicradio.org/post/holidays-approach-iowa-food-pantries-see-increased-demand <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The holiday season is always a busy time for Iowa food pantries, but federal cuts have led to an increased need this year. As Iowa Public Radio’s </span>Durrie<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Bouscaren<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports, they’re expecting even harder times ahead.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 11:24:00 +0000 Durrie Bouscaren 33505 at http://iowapublicradio.org As holidays approach, Iowa food pantries see increased demand Higher gas prices may affect volunteer programs http://iowapublicradio.org/post/higher-gas-prices-may-affect-volunteer-programs <p>The Triple A&rsquo;s average price for a gallon of regular gas this week is three dollars and ninety cents a gallon. That has a lot of people thinking about how much and where they drive. Iowa Public Radio&rsquo;s Pat Blank reports, it&rsquo;s also taking a bite out of some volunteer programs like Meals on Wheels.</p> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Pat Blank 212 at http://iowapublicradio.org Higher gas prices may affect volunteer programs