Acts of Community and Service in Iowa

News outlets across Iowa are reporting on examples of humanitarianism and service during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) health emergency. These news stories are documenting the actions that businesses and individuals are providing in this time of crisis.  Below are a few of those stories.






News Break - Ottumwa

Hy-Vee Watermelon Giveaway!





The Daily Nonpareil - Council Bluffs

Fareway offers second round of gift cards




Globe Gazette - Mason City

Everyday heroes: Laurel Yost




The Courier - Waterloo / Cedar Falls

Message in a bottle - and cans












Times Republican - Marshalltown

1,000 free face masks distributed Wednesday
















Whotv Channel 13 - Des Moines

Thanks to truckers with a free lunch





Times-Republican - Marshalltown

Marshalltown teachers get creative during break