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Crawford Cares About Our Community

Crawford 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.

2019 Crawford Cares Program:

  • Nomination Period- October 28th - November 3rd
  • Voting Period- November 4th - November 10th (See list below for top three nonprofits to receive the most votes.)
    • Finalists (in no particular order): Boy Scouts of America - Northeast Iowa Council, Dubuque Regional Humane Society, Hills & Dales
  • Judging Period- Week of November 11th (The three nonprofits to receive the most votes will be reviewed by a panel of impartial judges, not employed by Crawford North. The judges will determine 1st place and runners up.)
  • Awards Ceremony to be held at Crawford North on Wednesday, November 20th at 2:30 PM. 

Crawford Cares Criteria: 

  • 2018 winners not eligible to participate (New Vienna/Luxemburg Fire Department, Ski Bellevue Water Ski Show Team, Dubuque County Historical Society and National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium).
  • 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.

Crawford Cares Awards: 

  • 1st Place- $1,500
  • 2nd Place- $500
  • 3rd Place- $500

2018 Crawford Cares Winners: 


  • 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 Child Development Center and Shalom Spirituality Center


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

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