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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 […]

November 2020 Newsletter

On November 5 we celebrated our 41st Anniversary by hosting a virtual fundraising event. Thanks to all of our supporters who joined and helped us surpass our goal of $60,000!

IA Immigrant Community Fund

  Iowa Immigrant Community Fund Receives $750,000 to Provide Financial Relief to Immigrant Families in State of Iowa   Des Moines, IA: Over $200,000 have been provided to over 200 immigrant families in central Iowa to help with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. An additional $750,000 in funding is now available to families seeking […]

Proteus to Celebrate 41st Anniversary

I’m Thankful for Farmworkers Virtual Event to raise funds to support nonprofit’s mission Proteus, Inc. is celebrating its 41st Anniversary by hosting a fundraising event called, “I’m Thankful for Farmworkers: Virtual Celebration”. The event will be streamed LIVE Thursday, November 5 at 12:00 p.m., RSVP via our Facebook Event HERE. Sponsorship opportunities are available by […]