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Strengthening our Communities

Community participation engages individuals in the communities to have an active part in decisions that can affect their day-to-day lives. at Bertch, we have always encouraged our associates to pursue the community or charitable causes that are important to them, and even offer a matching gifts program to all associates.

Bertch Cedar Valley Hospice - Release and Remember

Our involvement in the organizations and nonprofits we support, helps to revitalize and strengthen communities for long-term success as well as our own. 


Habitat for Humanity

  • Community/Charitable efforts Include:

  • American Cancer Society
  • Annual Green Scene
  • Better Homes and Gardens “Green Tour” Supplier
  • Black Hawk County Youth Shelter
  • Camp Courageous of Iowa
  • Cedar River Festival Group
  • Cedar Valley Arboretum Sponsor
  • Cedar Valley Hospice
  • DNR’s College Students in Environmental Science
  • Earth Day Presentations at local schools
  • Friends of Hartman Reserve
  • Iowa’s Waste Reduction Center
  • Junior Achievement
  • Major Donor to Northeast Iowa food bank
  • Member of State’s Earth Year Steering Committee
  • Multiple winner of Governor’s Award for Waste Reduction Projects
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • Provides tuition for associates seeking continued education
  • Special Olympics Iowa
  • Sunrise Exchange Club
  • Toys for Tots
  • United Way: Cedar Valley Campaign Chairs
  • Wellness Center for all Bertch Associates and their families
  • Blue Zone