How to Help


To volunteer with 4Cs Community Coordinated Child Care, please email Missie Forbes at

Become a 4Cs Board Director

Are you a ‘systems’ person, interested in how one creates and maintains change in the early childhood community? If this is your passion, please think about serving on 4Cs board. The board meets at 6:00 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month. If you are interested, please consider attending a board meeting as a guest to learn more about our work.

We are particularly in need of people whose interest/ skill level lies in the following areas: marketing, fundraising, financial development, program development.

Laundry for Home Ties Babies & Toddlers

Please join our weekend rotating laundry team. We need help with our Home Ties laundry – baby bibs, crib sheets and light blankets. This is typically 4 loads once a month. Contact Amanda at Home Ties for more information 319-341-0050.


You can also help by donating to 4Cs Home Ties and 4Cs Strong from the Start Child Care Programs:

Diapers & baby wipes
Facial tissues
Toys (non-battery operated)
Books (birth-5 yrs)
Building blocks, puzzles, manipulatives
Drawing & construction paper
Art supplies: crayons, markers, paint, glue
Science-related items (e.g., sea shells)
Collage materials
Tactile balls or other sensory materials

Donations can be dropped off at 4Cs, 1500 Sycamore Street, Iowa City.

Monetary Donations:

If you wish to make a monetary donation please use the PayPal button on our website or mail your donation to 4Cs, 1500 Sycamore Street, Iowa City, IA 52240


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