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Crawford Cares About Our Community

Crawford cares logo full colorCrawford Cares is a program through Crawford Company that allows us to give back to the community and foster a collaborative environment between for profit and nonprofit companies in the greater Dubuque area. Crawford Cares is committed to making a positive impact in the local community by honoring entities that serve the greater Dubuque population. Recipients will receive personalized awards, recognition and charitable donations.

2023 Crawford Cares Overall Winner: NAMI Dubuque 

1 nami dubuque

2023 Crawford Cares Runners-up: Centralia-Peosta Volunteer Fire Department and Dubuque Dream Center

2 centralia peosta volunteer fire department

 3 dubuque dream center

2024 Crawford Cares Program: Dates TBD

Crawford Cares Awards: 

  • 1st place winner will receive $1,500
  • Runners-up will receive $500 each

Crawford Cares Criteria: 

  • 2023 winners not eligible to participate (NAMI Dubuque, Centralia-Peosta Volunteer Fire Department, Dubuque Dream Center)
  • Must be a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving the greater Dubuque area.
  • Must have a current Board of Directors.
  • Preference given to organizations within the community serving the elderly, children, individuals with medical and/or mental health challenges, or people seeking help during times of crisis.

2022 Crawford Cares: 

  • Winner: Two by Two Character Development
  • Runners-up: Boy Scouts of America-Northeast Iowa Council and Platteville Community Arboretum


  • Winner: Peosta Elementary Parent Group
  • Runners-up: Crescent Community Health Center and Dubuque Regional Humane Society


  • Winner: St. Mark Youth Enrichment
  • Runners-up: Whispurring Hope Animal Rescue and Dubuque Youth Hockey Association


  • Winner: Dubuque Regional Humane Society
  • Runners-up: Northeast Iowa Council- Boys Scouts of America and Hills & Dales


  • Winner: New Vienna/Luxemburg Fire Department
  • Runners-up: Ski Bellevue Water Ski Show Team and Dubuque County Historical Society and National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium 


  • Winner: Live Like Jack
  • Runners-up: Scholastic Engineering Research (SERI) and New Vienna Tractor Pullers Association


  • Winner: Special Spaces Dubuque
  • Runners-up: Loras College Dance Marathon and Research for the Kids


  • Winner: Dubuque Tri-State Share
  • Runners-up: Hills and Dales and Shalom Spirituality Center


  • Winner: Hospice of Dubuque
  • Runners-up: Shalom Spirituality Center and Dubuque Lutheran Schools

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