Kids in the Community

Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation Partners With Hills Bank and Trust Company to Fund Student Field Trips

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The Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation partners with Hills Bank and Trust Company to support the Kids in the Community field trip program.

Each year, approximatley 100 field trip grants are awarded to schools to benefit nearly 4,000 K–12 students. Field trips included visits to such places as the Cedar Rapids Art Museum, Cedar Rapids History Center, 5 Turner Alley, Mississippi River Museum, State Capitol, Wickiup Nature Center, Blank Park Zoo, Indian Creek Nature Center and the Iowa Children’s Museum.

“Hills Bank and Trust Company’s generous contribution to the Kids in the Community program means that Cedar Rapids public school students had the opportunity to experience hands on learning at many of the cultural, educational, and historical sites in and around our community,” said Karen A. Swanson, CFRE.
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