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Proteus to Celebrate Annual Fundraiser

Event to recognize farmworkers and raise funds to support non-profit’s mission Proteus, Inc. is hosting their annual fundraising event called, “I’m Thankful for Farmworkers”. While faced with another year of virtual delivery, Proteus is offering a variety of ways to bring the event to life in the comfort of your own home! The event will take […]

Proteus Is Hiring A Health Regional Director

REGIONAL DIRECTOR Proteus, a non-profit organization that assists migratory and seasonal agricultural workers with health care access, services, and job training, is currently seeking a Regional Director to administer the health program in Iowa based out of Des Moines, Iowa. The Regional Director will be responsible for developing / executing strategies while leading a team to […]

August 2021 Newsletter

fww? 2021 Fundraising Event After an amazing virtual event in the fall of 2020, we are eager to invite you to an in-person dinner (following CDC guidance). Save the date November 5th and invite your friends to a fun-filled night of recognizing farmworkers, fundraising, and supporting the Proteus mission. For sponsorship inquiries reach out to […]

Proteus Expanding Healthcare Services

Proteus to Launch Healthcare Services to Meat Processing Workers   For over two decades, Proteus, Inc. has implemented a successful and unique healthcare delivery model for agricultural workers in Iowa. Their decades of work with agricultural workers AND how they show up has allowed them to develop trust with their patients. Once workers become patients, […]

May 2021 Newsletter

fww? NFAW 2021 Recap March 25-31, A week dedicated to celebrating Farmworkers   Typically a week where the work and lives of farmworkers are celebrated through a long-sleeve shirt drive hosted by the Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs (AFOP) and many more national and local events. This year Proteus partnered its shirt drive with a […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 Vaccinations through Proteus, Inc. The Proteus, Inc. Agricultural Health Program is administering COVID-19 vaccines at the Iowa clinic locations and select mobile clinics. NOTE: Vaccines are limited to farmworkers. Priority is given to those farmworkers that are; migrants, have limited English Proficiency, homeless, 65 plus, and/or live in rural or public Housing. If you […]

National Farmworker Awareness Week

Proteus is Celebrating National Farmworker Awareness Week   Long-sleeve shirt drive, recurring donor campaign, and other activities underway   Proteus, Inc. is celebrating National Farmworker Awareness Week. This annual event is going on now through March 31. It is a week of action to honor farmworkers’ important contributions and raise awareness about the challenges they continue to […]

February 2021 Newsletter

fww? Picking Up the Pieces Short-term & long-term plans come to life   David Hopkins first met Dana Cowsert, Indiana case manager at Proteus during the Spring of 2019. At the time David was a first-year at Ivy Tech Community College. Since his time enrolled as a National Farmworker Jobs Program participant, David has received financial assistance […]

Year In Review I 2020

MESSAGE FROM THE CEO 2020 may have come with personal and professional challenges with COVID-19, but I am proud of what we have been able to accomplish at Proteus, Inc. Our team has transformed to meet the needs of agricultural workers in a proactive and meaningful way. From transitioning to telehealth services, providing access to COVID-19 […]

Proteus to Serve Families for the Holidays

  Proteus to Serve Families for the Holidays On December 10, 2020, the Proteus team in Des Moines, IA is set to serve 80 local families, including more than 200 kids as they celebrate the holiday season. Thanks to a partnership with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation along with generous donors Broadlawns Medical Center […]