The Matthew 25 office and Groundswell will be
CLOSED on Friday, April 19, in observance of Good Friday.


Pounds of Food Grown


Families Helped Through Housing Rehabilitation


Youth Attending Groundswell Events


Tools Loaned

Cultivate Hope Youth Development Program

High school students: Get paid to spend your summer working on an urban farm, volunteering in the community, and developing job skills.
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Volunteer for 2019 Transform Week!

Visit our webpage for information about volunteering for our annual Transform Week, or click here to register as a volunteer for 2019 Transform.

Spring Plant Sale

Support Matthew 25 and fill your garden at our annual Spring Plant Sale!
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We recently launched the new Groundswell Cafe: A Pay-it-Forward Eatery, and Groundswell Coworking & Event Space!

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Interested in taking part in Flood the Run?

Coming Events

Flood the Run
Aug-10-2019 08:00 AM to Aug-10-2019 12:00 PM
- Get soaked for a good cause! Join in the fun at this family-friendly, water-themed run at Ellis Park. There will be a human car wash, rain tunnel, blaster bog, fire truck hose, inflatables with foam, a bucket toss, and a giant slip-n-slide! What more could you want? The race will start in waves every 10 … Continue reading Flood the Run
Food Explorers – July
Jul-19-2019 08:30 AM to Jul-19-2019 04:30 PM
Food Explorers – June
Jun-28-2019 08:30 AM to Jun-28-2019 04:30 PM
Transform 2019
Jun-24-2019 08:00 AM to Jun-28-2019 05:00 PM
- Make a big impact on a Cedar Rapids neighborhood during Transform Week. This annual event brings together community volunteers to complete projects that make our neighborhoods safer, healthier, and more attractive. PleaseĀ register onlineĀ if you would like to volunteer! Projects could include: Light construction Window/door replacement Painting or siding Installing new floors Re-roofing Cleaning or removing … Continue reading Transform 2019
Food Creators Camp
Jun-14-2019 09:00 AM to Jun-14-2019 01:00 PM