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How To Help

Donate your time or your resources - volunteer opportunities below!

Help by giving resources:

As not-for-profit organizations, we rely on state, federal and local funding as well as the generous support of community members.  Tax-deductible donations are welcome and may be sent to us at the addresses below or you can click the DONATE button.

Aging Services, Inc
317 7th Ave SE, Ste 302
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401


Pathways Adult Day Health Center

817 Pepperwood Ln.

Iowa City, IA  52240

Kingston Hill

202 12th St NW

Cedar Rapids, IA  52405


Help by donating wish list items:

Click HERE to view items on our wish list.


Help by giving your time - Volunteer:

We offer several unique volunteer opportunities for people to share their time and talents for the good of others. Some volunteer programs/positions are ongoing and require a regular time commitment. Others are seasonal or on an as-needed basis. Volunteers are placed according to their interest and skills.

Opportunities include:

  • providing transportation to and from medical appointments and errands (mileage reimbursement available to qualified drivers)
  • visiting or calling homebound older adults 
  • delivering holiday meals
  • assisting with projects at the Adult Day Health Centers
  • performing periodic chore projects (lawn-raking, window-washing, etc.)
  • providing clerical support
  • organizing, supporting and/or leading Witwer Healthy Aging Programs and activities
  • assisting with tax preparation, rent reimbursement forms and other financial documents and more!

How Do I Volunteer?

  • Fill out volunteer application - click here
  • Interview with our Community Services Coordinator 
  • Complete criminal background checks, adult/child abuse checks, and an Iowa DOT Driver's license check
  • Attend an orientation session.

For more information on volunteer opportunities or to receive volunteer services, please contact the Community Services Coordinator at 319.398.3644.

Transportation Volunteers
Drive older adults to medical appointments, the grocery store, or Milestones Adult Day Health Centers. Mileage is reimbursed. 

"I am deeply grateful for the rides to my doctor and the grocery store. This service has been a Godsend."

-Transportation Client

Chore Services & Home Safety Volunteers
Construct wheelchair ramp; inspect a home for fall, fire, and personal security risks; make small home repairs; or help with yard maintenance projects.

"We are so grateful. That ramp is the only reason we are all home as a family. My prayers have been answered."
- Chore Client

Friendly Visitor Volunteers
Brighten the day of an older adult by visiting them in their homes. Play cards, read books, or enjoy a nice conversation.  Excellent opportunities for families.

"We never run out of things to talk about. This is a match made in heaven. She always comes with a big smile and gives me a hug." -Friendly Visitor Client

Witwer Healthy Aging Volunteers
Lead programs, lay out snacks and games, take attendance, provide support for participants, encourage new participants to join in, assist with registrations, and otherwise help keep programs running smoothly.

"Witwer gives me something to look forward to.  I feel welcome there."   -Witwer client 

Telecare Volunteers
Call older adults to check in on their well-being. Calls are made Mondays-Fridays between 10-11 a.m. 

Everyone who calls me is an absolute pearl."    - Telecare Client

Adult Day Health Center Volunteers
Enjoy the adult day health center experience by helping with an art project, assisting in the computer lab, or leading a group activity.   

"I see my experience multiplied all around me in the dedicated staff and volunteers who make all life more meaningful-one individual at a time! Laughter is always a part of their daily program." - Milestones Volunteer

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