Fall 2021 CES campaign: CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank

The Community & Engagement Services (CES) committee in the Department of Internal Medicine is excited to announce that our engagement drive this fall will be for CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank. Beyond its direct threats to health, the pandemic has placed many in economic peril. Whether it was due to the loss of income […]

Soles 4 Souls community engagement extends deadline

In the middle of February, the department’s Community Engagement and Services (CES) committee launched its partnership with Soles 4 Souls, a global non-profit providing funds, footwear, and entrepreneurial support for people launching their own businesses. People around the world lifted out of poverty in part by the offering of gently used shoes dropped off into […]

Internal Medicine Has Soul!

For its 2020 campaign, Internal Medicine has partnered with international non-profit Soles4Souls, a top-rated international organization with the goal of alleviating the impact of poverty around the world. Thanks to Soles4Souls, more than 40M pairs of shoes have been kept out of landfills and put to good use. Their belief is that one pair of […]

Final Push – Bird House Hospice Home

We are in the last week our Spring Community Engagement drive to benefit the Bird House. Thank you to everyone who has already donated or helped to spread the word. Every contribution provides one more day or one fewer concern to an organization dedicated to helping Iowans die with dignity. The full wish list the Bird […]

Bird House Hospice Home – Update

We are at the halfway mark in our Spring Community Engagement project! Dozens of items have been delivered to the Bird House and nearly $1,200 in donations have also been made. Thank you to those members who have helped demonstrate Internal Medicine’s commitment to the Iowa City community. Remember that the top-donating division will receive […]

Spring Community Engagement Project: Bird House – Hospice Home

After the success of the fall Community Engagement & Services (CES) project gathering supplies for students in the Iowa City Community School District, the CES turned its attention to a more mission-aligned organization that could benefit from the department’s philanthropy. The Hospice Home of Johnson County, more familiarly known as the Bird House, is a […]

Internal Medicine Back-to-School Supply Drive Sets the Bar High

Earlier this week, members of Internal Medicine’s newly formed Community Engagement and Services (CES) committee delivered nearly 850 school supplies to the Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD). Donated over the course of just a few weeks, faculty and staff from every single division bought pens, backpacks, crayons, lunch boxes, paper, markers, notebooks, calculators, folders, […]

CES Inaugural Drive Focuses on Students

The members of the Department of Internal Medicine’s Community Engagement & Services (CES) committee are launching our inaugural program in support of the Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD). We are asking everyone to help Iowa City students start off the school year supplied for success. Below is a wish list of new school supplies […]