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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.

2020 Crawford Cares Winner: St. Mark Youth Enrichment

2020 winner st. mark youth enrichment

2020 Crawford Cares Runners-up: Whispurring Hope Animal Rescue and Dubuque Youth Hockey Association

2020 runner up whispurring hope animal rescue


2020 runner up dubuque youth hockey association


NEW THIS YEAR!  Every nonprofit that participates in Crawford Cares (win or not), may enter to win more money through the Crawford North and Dubuque Fighting Saints Penalty Kill sponsorship. Crawford North is proud to be the official Penalty Kill sponsor for the 2020-2021 Dubuque Fighting Saints hockey season. Crawford will donate $20 to a local nonprofit each time the Fighting Saints are successful on the Penalty Kill. The lucky nonprofit can win up to $2,500 at the end of the hockey season. The winning nonprofit will be selected by the players of the Dubuque Fighting Saints hockey team. 


Crawford Cares Criteria: 

  • 2019 winners not eligible to participate (Dubuque Regional Humane Society, Northeast Iowa Council- Boy Scouts of America and Hills & Dales).
  • 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 winner will receive $1,500
  • Runners-up will receive $500 each

2019 Crawford Cares Winners:

2018: 

  • 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 

2017:

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

2016:

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

2015:

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

2014:

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

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