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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.

2022 Crawford Cares Overall Winner: Two by Two Character Development

Two by two character development

Runners-up: Boy Scouts of America- Northeast Iowa Council and Platteville Community Arboretum 

Boy scouts of america northeast iowa council   Platteville community arboretum

2023 Crawford Cares Program: Dates to be announced

Crawford Cares Criteria: 

  • 2022 winners not eligible to participate (Peosta Elementary Parent Group, Crescent Community Health Center and Dubuque Regional Humane Society)
  • 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

AGAIN THIS YEAR! Every nonprofit that participates in Crawford Cares (win or not), will be entered 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 2022-2023 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. Last year's winner was the Dubuque Regional Humane Society.

2021 Crawford Cares Winners: 

2020 Crawford Cares Winners:

  • 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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