Paying Back Kindness, Cedar Rapids Sends $50K to Czech Republic

Paying Back Kindness, Cedar Rapids Sends $50K to Czech Republic

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Czech Republic flooding-Flickr-cc-S S CrivinsIn a gesture of repayment for help that it received during the terrible local flooding of 2008, the town of Cedar Rapids, Iowa has sent $50,000 dollars in relief funds to the Czech Republic to rebuild a flood-damaged library.

Several Cedar Rapids organizations teamed up, in remembrance of the $500,000 sent from the Czech Republic five years ago, to raise money this October in a campaign called “CR to CR.”

(READ the story from KWWL)

Czech Republic photo by S S Crivins, via Flickr – CC

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