Goettel Family Receives the 2020 Community Family Volunteer Award!

Karla and Denny Goettel have received the 2020 Community Family Volunteer Award from United Way of Eastern Central Iowa. This couple has been helping Horizons since 2008 and we are so lucky to have them as a part of our family! Read more.
United Way Volunteer Award Nominees
Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust
Nominated and one of three finalists for the Civic Business Volunteer Award, CRBT has donated over 500 hours of time to the community! Read more.
Peggy Farley
Peggy and her husband deliver two Meals on Wheels routes each week and she gives all of her clients holiday gifts. Peggy also makes beautiful handmade cards for our client's birthdays. We're so grateful for her dedication to our home-bound seniors!
May is Older Americans Month
Check Out Our Tips to Keep Our Older Citizens Engaged:
Ask Questions!

Seniors love to talk about their past memories. Ask them about their childhood, their heritage, best life lessons, and more.

During this time of social isolation reach out with a phone call and have them tell you about their best memories!

Create a Youtube Playlist

We need help collecting the favorite songs of our seniors to compile a Youtube playlist during this time of social isolation! Research suggests listening to or singing songs can provide emotional and behavioral benefits in the brain.

Email songs and suggestions to
Ideas to Connect:

Help provide services such as grocery delivery, yard work, or transportation to doctors and specialists for medical appointments.

Don't forget to leverage technology if the seniors in your life are open to participating!