Founded in 1988, Wellington Heights Neighborhood Association (WHNA) became a Non-Profit Organization grounded upon the principles of Preservation - improve and maintain, Restoration - building bridges with diversity, Cooperation - community involvement is key, and Recreation - connecting neighborhood fun. 

Today, WHNA is the oldest, largest, and most active neighborhood in the city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 

Our mission as an organization is to promote and improve Wellington Heights. The neighborhood association welcomes volunteers and on occasion hires highly motivated community members who share a deep desire to help us with our mission.  


A volunteer organization dedicated to making the community a better place to live. This group is open for anyone to participate. There is no fee to join. The association is also open to suggestions for different events to be held in the neighborhood. Collaborative and creative programming and community engagement are at the core of their strategy.

Engagement Committee 

The Wellington Heights Neighborhood Engagement Program seeks to work together as a community to promote the peace and flourishing of the Wellington Heights neighborhood. This program is funded by the Safe, Equitable, and Thriving grant of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation in partnership with Wellington Heights Community Church.

The intention of this program is to provide street outreach and engage families in the Wellington Heights neighborhood with neighborhood listening sessions, porch check-ins with designated families, and peace walks.

Redmond Park Committee 

Program the Park Committee is dedicated to leveraging innovative programming and the arts in Redmond Park to improve the safety, livability, and potential of the Wellington Heights neighborhood.

  • Our Program the Park effort will feature free public events and activities from Spring-Fall meant to bring vibrancy to the park while promoting health, wellness, and the arts.

  • We work to enhance the park experience by focusing on small-scale amenities and improvements to create large-scale wins.

  • We promote stewardship of the park through litter collection, tree planting, and gardening events.

Resource Facilitator search Committee (no weblink)

Dedicated to hiring a qualified Resource Facilitator who will manage house functions, such as, food pantry, computer lab, organizing events, promoting the neighborhood association, and maintaining the house. This candidate will walk through hiring and managing additional team members to assist with responsibilities to help forward the mission of the resource house. 

Digital Ecosystem Manager

A local business owner and resident, Kim (waving), has taken on the task of donating time for the community spotlighting the southeast side with Wellington Heights of Cedar Rapids, Iowa in glimpses building this website. The goal is to showcase the best and brightest we have to offer as a community. Welcoming everyone to find your niche and enjoy living on our sweet established South Eastern side of Linn County within historic Wellington Heights, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Community Corner Committee (no weblink)

Landlord Committee (no weblink)