Fundraisers

Give Hope Gala: A Toast to St. Jude

April 24, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at The Venue
216 Court Ave

Destined to be one of Des Moines’ premier social events, the evening will include entertainment, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a limited open bar and silent auction. Come have a good time for a great cause— supporting the lifesaving work of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Dress for this event is cocktail attire.

To purchase tickets or to find out more about sponsorship opportunities, please visit: www.stjude.org/givehopegala

 

2014 YESS Duck Derby

May 3, 2014 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Jordan Creek Town Center
101 Jordan Creek Pkwy

Join us at Jordan Creek Town Center on Saturday, May 6, 2013 for the 6th Annual YESS Duck Derby presented by the Healthy Skin & Laser Center at Des Moines Plastic Surgery . Sponsor a yellow rubber duck for just $5 and watch it race against thousands of others in an effort to win spectacular prizes, including the chance at $1 million. All proceeds benefit the youth and families who turn to YESS.

For more information, visit www.YESSDuckDerby.org

Drive Away Hunger Cool Car Show

May 31, 2014 - 12:00 am - 3:00 pm at Cornerstone Community Credit Union
414 - 61st Street

Proceeds benefit the Food Bank of Iowa.  Entertainment Provided by:  Jimmy Olsen Entertainment and The Rivieras.

*Pizza Hut will have food for purchase. - *Confluence Brewery will be selling some of their brews.

REGISTER YOUR VEHICLE FOR $15 BEFORE MAY 17th, $20 AFTER. ALL REGISTRANTS MUST ALSO PROVIDE ONE (1) NONPARISHABLE FOOD ITEM

Des Moines Symphony’s 2014 Viewing Party for Yankee Doodle Pops

July 3, 2014 - 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm at State Historical Building
600 East Locust

Celebrate our nation’s independence in style at the Des Moines Symphony’s premier fundraising event. You’ll be treated to a gourmet picnic meal, the opportunity to bid on silent auction items, and premium reserved parking. Once the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra takes the stage, enjoy up-close views of the musicians on a high-quality HD outdoor video and sound wall followed by the best view in town for the fireworks.

Please reserve by June 19. Dinner seats are $75 per person ($25 tax deductible) and $700 per table of ten ($200 tax deductible). Proceeds from the event benefit the concerts and programs of the Des Moines Symphony & Academy.

2014 Komen Iowa Race for the Cure

October 4, 2014 - 7:00 am - 11:30 am at State of Iowa Capitol Grounds
1007 E Grand Avenue

Race for the Cure is an emotionally impactful event with images that can stay with you forever.  From the powerful visual impression of nearly 15,000 people at the start of the Race moving as one body for a single cause, to the emotion that you feel as fellow survivors greet each other after another successful year in battling their disease together, it is impossible to attend Race for the Cure without feeling moved.  This is an event where we all come together as a community to fight this terrible disease, and help put an end to breast cancer forever. www.komeniowa.org.

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