United Way

United Way of Johnson and Washington counties is a proud partner with the Iowa SWARM collective allowing student-athletes to make an impact in their own community. United Way is a non-profit organization that focuses on community needs in health and human services by partnering with local agencies and service groups. SWARM’s past projects with United Way have included creating literacy kits for local students and participating in fundraising events.


Big Brothers Big Sisters

The Iowa SWARM Collective student-athletes have partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Johnson County in a variety of ways to support and mentor local youth. Big Brothers Big Sisters partners students facing adversity with a mentor through the community, their school or afterschool programs. Hawkeye athletes have had the chance to visit during Big Brother Big Sister after school programs to meet and participate in Q&A’s with students as well as play games to support sportsmanship and self esteem.


Horizons Meals on Wheels

SWARM is excited to partner with Horizons Iowa through their meals on wheels program. Horizon’s Meals on Wheels program helps serve meals to underserved populations of the Linn County area. SWARM student-athletes get the chance to deliver hot, nutritional meals to older adults and those with disabilities to meet their nutritional needs.


Iowa Giving Crew

Iowa giving crew is proudly partnered with SWARM to make an impact in the Iowa community. The Iowa Giving Crew offers many programs that support the Iowa community. SWARM regularly holds fundraisers at tailgate events to raise money for their programs like Operation Give Birds, an event that provides thanksgiving meals to Iowa families in need.


Iowa Sports Foundation/Adaptive Sports Iowa

SWARM is proud to be partnered with Adaptive Sports Iowa, an Iowa Sports Foundation program developed to provide physical, competitive and recreational activities, to Iowans with disabilities. Student-athletes have had the chance to volunteer in numerous ways for the foundation’s local competitions.

iowasportsfoundation.org and adaptivesportsiowa.org

Iowa City Community School District

SWARM has partnered with the Iowa City Community School district’s many programs to foster joy, learning, and sportsmanship in Iowa City’s students. SWARM athletes have had numerous opportunities to visit different schools in the community to welcome students in the morning, play games and build mentoring relationships with each child.