Horizons - A Family Service Alliance

Rating: 5 stars   4 reviews

Issues: Mental Health, Food, Human Services

Location: 819 5th St. Se Cedar Rapids IA 52401 USA

Mission: Mission Statement:Instill hope, change lives, brighten futures by providing life-changing services to underserved populations. Horizons is dedicated to providing opportunities for human development in order to improve the quality of individual and family lives.
Results: Providing over 11,000 neighbors with help and hope each year.
Programs: Consumer Credit Counseling Family Outreach iCan Counseling Services Meals On Wheels Mental Health Counseling The comprehensive programs of the agency educate and assist children, young adults, families and senior citizens so that they may lead more productive lives.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Delivering meals to the homebound elderly is a great experience and allows one to give back to the community. Our family delivers meals at least once a week and finds ways to help in the kitchen or with breakfast bags when we can. They can always use drivers to help deliver meals. Businesses also help deliver meals. The experience teaches my kids the importance of helping those who need help and I'm always amazed at how much the staff gets done with minimal help. Please look into helping Meals on Wheels once a week or once a month.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have served as a board member at Horizon's and also as a volunteer delivering meals through Horizons' Meal-On-Wheels Program. Many of the hundreds of hot meals delivered daily are to home bound elderly widowed women. In some cases this is the only hot meal they receive. Horizon's provides consumer credit counseling, including budgeting, debt management to many single mother's that may be jobless or having a very difficult time making ends meet. They also provide behavioral and mental health counciling. These services are much needed by women and families. Getting this help in a responsive manner is getting more difficult, and Horizon's meets this important need which is too often overlooked.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

From my board experience with Horizons, I have seen first hand how the variety of services they offer provide instrumental support to women of all ages. Their meals on wheels program supports the dietary and safety needs of elderly women. The mental health and financial counseling services serve primarily younger and middle-aged women. Horizons is unique in that they provide this broad-based variety of support services. In addition, the delivery of these services is done very effectively through passionate staff who are sensative to delivering these services efficiently and effectively.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Likely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

I was privileged to help serve lunches as a fundraiser, and have shared the Horizons story to groups. I have watched Horizons for many years as it effectively reached out to serve our community through Meals on Wheels, consumer credit counseling, mental health counseling and a variety of other services. I am always so impressed at the care and compassion of the staff and the important role they play in supporting families. Thanks, Horizons, for all you do!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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