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The mission of Aging Resources of Central Iowa is to lead, advocate and serve as well as plan and coordinate resources in the provision of services to persons in central Iowa, their families, caregivers or representatives enabling elders to lead independent, meaningful and dignified lives in the least restrictive environment. Toll free at 800-747-5352.

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Al Éxito provides programming that builds the leadership potential of Latino/a youth through college preparation, career development, civic engagement, family support, and celebration of culture.

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Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

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Works to serve and empower the immigrant community in Iowa since 1995 by providing low-cost immigration legal services, developing effective organizing strategies to address local concerns, and building leaders and coalitions to bring about positive systemic change.

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As a community-based humanitarian organization, the American Red Cross Iowa Region prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Toll free at 877-272-7337.

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Provides subsidized rentals for eligible low and moderate income families and individuals as well as seniors in need of assisted living.

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The Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL) is Iowa's largest nonprofit animal shelter, caring for many thousands of pets each year. The ARL serves people and pets from across the state of Iowa through its programs, which include pet adoption, humane education, pet behavior training, spay/neuter, animal cruelty intervention and much more.

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Art Spectrums is a free program for children and teens on the autism spectrum. Art Spectrums students are introduced to the unique environments of the museum and art studio.

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Transforming youth in need through art. Offering support to youth who have had involvement with family or juvenile court in the last year. Also offers a supportive arts-based community for immigrant, refugee and first-generation American youth who have experienced violence and trauma.

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