In the News

Shuttleworth & Ingersoll Donation

Shuttleworth & Ingersoll Partners with Four Oaks for Juneteenth Service Project Juneteenth commemorates the anniversary of the day in 1865 when the last group of enslaved black Americans were freed
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Mackenzie Scott Makes Generous Donation to Four Oaks

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, mom, writer and advocate, has made a generous gift to Four Oaks Family and Children’s Services, an organization that assures children become successful adults. Four Oaks and
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New Director of Affordable Housing Network

Danielle Rodriguez has been named the new director of the Affordable Housing Network, Inc. (AHNI). Ms. Rodriguez, who began her new duties March 7, replaces Kim Eiler, AHNI’s director from
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Community Comes Together To Help Geneva Tower Residents

After the fire at Geneva Tower in Cedar Rapids, dozens of people who lived there relied on shelters and friends and family. That includes a Red Cross Shelter at Veterans
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Volunteers Wash Laundry for Geneva Tower Residents

Volunteers met at Clean Laundry at 1420 First Ave. NE to wash laundry for displaced Geneva Tower residents. The residents were evacuated after an abrupt fire started, and many stayed
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The Utilization of Restorative Practices

Four Oaks Education Liaison, Kara Grafft says: The past couple of years has been difficult for all of us, but especially for our students, teachers, administrators, and educators. A global
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Geneva Tower Update for March 16, 2022

Updated: March 16, 2022 The Affordable Housing Network, Inc. (AHNI) moved another nine residents back into Geneva Tower yesterday and will be moving residents who live on the 12th floor
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Geneva Tower Update for March 10, 2022

Updated: 3-10-22 The Affordable Housing Network, Inc. (AHNI) continues to work closely with a variety of contractors on the restoration of Geneva Tower. We expect rehab on floors 10-12 to
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AHNI to begin phase one of move-in to Geneva Tower

Updated: 3-3-22 The Affordable Housing Network, Inc. (AHNI) is moving residents who live on floors 1-8 back into Geneva Tower today. The move-in will take place in phases throughout the
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Geneva Tower Update for February 28, 2022

Updated: 2-28-22 Cedar Rapids Fire Investigators have determined the cause of the Geneva Tower fire on February 20, 2022 to be accidental. Smoking materials left unattended too close to combustible
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Geneva Tower Fire Recovery Update

Updated: 2-23-22 Affordable Housing Network, Inc. (AHNI) is working closely with a variety of contractors on the restoration of Geneva Tower following Sunday’s fire. The foremost responsibility and priority of
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Geneva Tower Fire Recovery

Updated: 2-21-22 On Sunday, February 20, 2022, there was a devastating fire at Geneva Tower. The entire building was evacuated. A temporary shelter for tenants has been opened through the
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Media Contact

Please direct all media inquiries to the team member listed below.

Debbie Craig

Chief Advocacy Officer
Office: 319-784-2242
dcraig@fouroaks.org