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FAIR! is a progressive voice on local issues of importance to Johnson County residents. We work to build a sustainable, livable, and humane
community. We value fairness, justice, equity, and open government. FAIR! seeks to mobilize the community through education, public policy debate, and
local electoral politics by focusing on issues such as:
Equitable use of tax increment financing (TIF)
Affordable housing
A living wage
Expanded public transit.
Steering committee meets second Mon. of month and are open to the
public; full membership meetings are annually
Family-to-Family Partnership Program
The Family-to-Family Partnership Program (F2F) is a program of AmeriCorps Each One Reach One through the Consultation of Religious Communities (CRC). It is a non-faith based peer-to-peer mentoring program that partners established families (Support Families) with low-income families new to the Iowa City area (Partner Families). Partner Families need guidance in connecting with friends and neighbors, creating family stability, and finding a sense of belonging in the community.

F2F also offers one-time assistance in the form of transportation to appointments, child care, etc.
Farm Bureau, Johnson County
Largest general farm organization in the county, state and U.S. Goals are to increase net farm income for all farmers , to enhance the quality of life for farmers, and to promote agriculture. Annual scholarships and support to local ag-oriented groups.
Fencing Center, Iowa City
Offers group classes and individual fencing lessons, demonstrations of fencing, tournaments and open practice. Birthday parties and group events.
Figure Skating Club, Eastern Iowa
Organized 1998. Affiliated with United States Figure Skating Assn. Promotes figure skating. Provides information, support, and training. Holds clinics, shows, exhibitions and specialized training
Fine Arts Council
Organized in 1970. Principal activities: Thieves Markets,
student art exhibitions, student grants, and Riverbank Art Fair. Funding:
Fire Fighters Local 610, Iowa City, Internatl.
Organized since 1927. Principally concerned with fire fighters' welfare.
First Book, Johnson County
Dedicated to helping children than need our help the most by providing the opportunity to read and own their first new books.
Fly Fishers, Iowa City
Organized 1998. Fly fishing, fly tying, fly rod building.
Folk Dance Club, U of I
Participant dancing, mostly line dances. Beginners Welcome; No partner necessary

Food Pantry, Coralville Ecumenical
The Coralville Ecumenical Food Pantry (CEFP) provides food to Coralville Families in need of assistance. Individuals requesting assistance must present documentation of a Coralville address. Hours of operations are Tuesday, 2 - 6 pm and Saturday 10 am - 1 pm. Location: 203 1st St, Coralville, IA 52241 (entrance off 1st Street, at New Life Community Church Youth and Community Center). Telephone: 319 337 3663.

Foreign Relations Council, Iowa City
Organized since 1982. Principal activities: Monthly luncheons with speaker on international affairs. $8.00 Members, $9.00 guests.
Four Oaks, Iowa City
Karen Werner, Program Manager
to stay in the home through out the course of a child abuse assessment.
Change Phase (SCT) description to: community based treatment with a
delinquency/conduct disorder specific component as an alternative to out
of home placement for adjudicated delinquent youth.

YES- (Youth Emergency Shelter)- Provides emergency and short-term
residential care and counseling to runaway and homeless children

ES- (Emergency Services)- support services for families to prevent
placement in shelter

Aftercare- Provides education, guidance, and financial support to youth
aging out of the foster care system.

Adoption and Family Foster Care Program- Serves children and their
families, while children are temporarily placed in family foster care as
well as licensing, training, and supporting foster parents/adoptive

STEP- (Strategies Toward Effective Performance Classroom)-provides
specific intervention services to middle and high school age children
who have been suspended from school for an infraction.

Funding- we can help families secure funding through various sources.
Our goal is to reduce waste by providing an alternative to sending unneeded, but still usable items to the landfill. The network connects individuals looking to get rid of items with individuals or charities that could benefit from these goods.
Freecycle is the place to find a home for your unwanted (but still usable!) furniture, clothing, building materials, computers, and all those other things that clutter our basements and garages. The ** main
** rule is that all items must be FREE and that items posted are legal
and appropriate for all ages
Frettists, Iowa City
Music ensemble featuring fretted instruments.
Friends of Animal Center Foundation
Friends of Bill's Coffeeshop
Celebrating the life and legacy of Bill Sackter through Wild Bill's Coffeeshop in North Hall on the university campus and Uptown Bill's in Iowa City.
-Employment and community building with persons with disabilities.

Friends of Hickory Hill Park
Friends of Hickory Hill Park is a local non-profit group which supports this unique natural parkland through the Adopt-A-Park
program with the IC Parks & Recreation Department. Fund raising: FHHP prints & sells a calendar each year and calls for photos in August for the new edition. We sponsor 2 plant sales each year...spring & fall.
Plant sales total over $5,000 in 4 years. Volunteers are needed to help with both projects. LEAF: The Land Enhancement & Acquisition Fund - to assist in maintaining a buffer area around the present park and to add significant amenities to the park. Contributions are tax deductable.
FHHP's current Fundraising Campaign, LEAF has raised $160,000 to purchase 16 acres adjacent to the Park. We are half way through a campaign to raise provide a $40,000 stewardship fund to maintain the new
property & for projects within Hickory Hill Park. LEAF's address is:
P.O. Box 1681, Iowa City, Ia 52244-1681.
Friends of Historic Preservation
Friends of Historic Preservation is a non-profit organization that supports the efforts of the Iowa City Historic
Preservation Commission and advocates saving older neighborhoods and structures. Friends operates the "Salvage Barn" in cooperation with the City of Iowa City to recycle architectural materials and old house
parts. During building season, the Salvage Barn is open every Saturday from 9am until 1pm. The Barn is located at the Iowa City landfill, two miles west of Iowa City off Melrose Avenue. Friends provides important
educational resources for the Iowa City community, including the "Who To" guide for restoration.
Friends of Iowa Midwives
To promote access to midwifery and out-of-hospital birth in Iowa. Organized May, 2007.

Friends of Old Time Music, Iowa
Sponsor's Fiddler's Picnic and concert series; members play together and help organize and promote events.
Friends of the Coralville Library
Organized 1981. Principal activities: This group sponsors money making activities such as book sales, with all proceeds going to the Coralville Library. The proceeds are used for special projects not covered in their budget. It also supplies volunteers to work in the library or deliver books to homebound in the Coralville area.
Friends of the Immigrant - Amigos del Inmigrante
Organized November 2004. Immigrant Rights, Education, Empowerment
Furniture Project
The Furniture Project (FP) is a program that provides good used furniture, such as beds, dressers, table and chairs, to local households in need at little cost.
In January 2012, ReStore took over management of the Furniture Project.

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