Why I Volunteer

Why I Volunteer

Everyone volunteers for a different reason. Every time I do, its for a different reason.  Sometimes it’s a social component. I live alone and spend a lot of my time […]

Eat Like You Care: Taco Tuesday

Taco Tuesday

Who doesn’t love Taco Tuesday? Today, I’d like to share my personal favorite recipe. No specific amounts of the ingredients is required, add ingredients as you like to fit your […]

Around The Haven

bonding time with a goat

Another productive day at the Haven! Mary, Nicole and I started out the day with food prep. Lots of yummy greens this week! After food prep I spent some time […]

The Three Little Pigs

surrender an animal

This is the story of Hercules’ Haven and the three four little pigs… On June 4th, a couple of pigs were spotted on the southwest side of Cedar Rapids. Cedar […]

Sometimes We Don’t Have a Happy Ending

abandoned pig

This post is difficult, but it’s important. Today, our hearts are broken for a pig we never had the chance to meet. On our way home from purchasing hay for […]

The Haven’s Next Big Adventure

welcome home

We have some exciting news! Hercules’ Haven has found its forever home just outside of Springville. We are proud to announce that our scrappy little farm animal sanctuary is moving […]

One Hundred and Twelve Days


It has been one hundred and twelve days since you left this world. One hundred and twelve very, very long days. So much regret, and so much sadness has plagued […]