Compass to Care Hosts Open House in Dubuque Office

Compass to Care Hosts Open House in Dubuque Office
Compass to Care Hosts Open House in Dubuque Office

During the evening of Thursday, January 22nd Compass to Care, held an open house at its new office space located at the Millwork Collective in the Schmid Innovation Center, 900 Jackson St., Dubuque, IA. The open house gave the community an opportunity to learn more about the mission of Compass to Care and meet intern, Ben Minnis. Ben is currently t

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Reasons for Gratitude We Cannot Even Imagine

Reasons for Gratitude We Cannot Even Imagine
Reasons for Gratitude We Cannot Even Imagine

It is so easy to get so caught up in living day-to-day and never pause to truly recognize just how many blessings we have been given.  I am not talking about a huge house or a nice car. While those things are great, I am talking about the blessings of being alive and healthy. For when you interact with children who are braving cancer, and their par

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Tonight We Close The Door On This Chapter

Tonight We Close The Door On This Chapter
Tonight We Close The Door On This Chapter

"Progress is impossible without change..."  George Bernard Shaw Tonight, we close the door on an amazing chapter in the history of Compass to Care.  We have spent the last 3 years at 120 West Madison, Suite 702- the very first office for our organization (well that is if you don't count Starbucks and our founder's condo). We have accomplished so mu

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Roller Derby-ing for Kids with Cancer

Roller Derby-ing for Kids with Cancer
Roller Derby-ing for Kids with Cancer

When you start a charity to help kids fight cancer, you never dream you would end up partnering with a group called the Bomb Squad. But early in October, we were connected with The Dubuque Bomb Squad Roller Derby team.  They are an all women's flat track roller derby league that includes women of all ages, shapes, sizes, and walks of life. At each

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Savanna’s Ride

Savanna’s Ride
Savanna’s Ride

The weather was cold and a little bit rainy and certainly not ideal for riding a motorcycle, but that did not keep people away from participating in Savanna's Ride.  Why? Because riding from Dubuque, IA to Savanna, IL and getting a little cold and a little wet is nothing compared to fighting cancer while also living with a rare chromosomal disease,

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Kids Wash Cars for Kids with Cancer

Kids Wash Cars for Kids with Cancer
Kids Wash Cars for Kids with Cancer

  The weather could not have been more perfect for the Neil Armstrong Elementary School's Young Leaders Car Wash for Kids with Cancer on Saturday, September 27th.  This is the third year that these third, fourth, and fifth graders have given up their free time on a Saturday to wash cars and to raise money to help kids with cancer travel for tr

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