Fundraisers

Hollywood Halloween

October 24, 2014 - 12:00 am at The Temple for Performing Arts
1011 Locust Street

$60 – $100
www.dmplayhouse.com/community-support/hollywood-halloween.php
Hollywood Halloween is the Des Moines Playhouse’s signature fundraising event, and Des Moines’ premier costume party. Proceeds benefit children’s theatre and education programs. The evening will include: Dramatic dishes by Catering DM Dancing to Final Mix Unique silent auction packages Costume Contest and much more!

Can Do Cancer Trivia Night Fundraiser

October 25, 2014 - 12:00 am - 10:00 pm at DMACC FFA Enrichment Center
1055 SW Prairie Trail Parkway

Proceeds to Benefit Can Do Cancer

  • Format: General Trivia, 10 rounds, 10 questions per round
  • Register online or Download the registration form and mail a check ($200 per table) payable to Can Do Cancer to:
    Can Do Cancer
    c/o Molly Suarez
    709 NE Barclay Circle
    Ankeny, IA 50021

3rd Annual Monsters’ Ball Benefit

November 1, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm at The Event Center West
1701 25th St.

3rd Annual Monsters’ Ball Benefit:

Generations of Compassion Foundation (GCF) is a fully recognized 501©3 non-profit organization committed to helping individuals and families in need. GCF offers help in a variety of ways whether the need is financial or volunteer time. Examples of previous assistance include helping seniors move to assisted living by packing their belongings, cleaning their home for resale and providing transportation to appointments; helping a single mom by purchasing groceries when she was out of work; and holding a benefit to raise funds for medical bills for a young family without insurance and much more.

Last year, GCF raised over $7,000 during the Monsters Ball Benefit. All the proceeds have been donated to individuals and families in need of assistance. More information regarding the details of those helped can be viewed on our website, click here.

Tickets are free for kids under 2, $5 for kids 2-11, $10 for adults and $25 for families (2 adults and kids). There will be live music performed by Flipside from 6pm-9pm. There will also be door prizes, a silent auction, cash bar, a costume contest, catering and children’s’ activities.

Tickets can be purchased in advance by emailing us at generationsofcompassion@gmail.com. Tickets will also be available at the door the night of the event. To volunteer or help in any way please email us, generationsofcompassion@gmail.com. Monetary donations can be made to: Generations of Compassion Foundation; PO Box 65824, West Des Moines, IA 50265 or electronically at www.generationsofcompassion.org.

10th Annual Harvest Concert

November 8, 2014 - 12:00 am - 7:00 pm at Union Park United Methodist Church
2305 East 12th Street

Imagine hearing the 23rd Psalm, French poetry and Swingin’ Saints. Together. Think you’re dreaming? Wake up! You’re not dreaming! We’re not making this up! This is part of the program for the 10th Annual Harvest Concert. Over eighty singers and musicians, including the ensembles We Got Male and We Got Female, will be performing a variety of works from classical to country to humorous. The concerts will benefit the Des Moines Area Religious Council Food Pantry.

American Diabetes Association Zumbathon

November 8, 2014 - 12:00 am - 3:30 pm at Aspen Athletic Club
10930 Hickman Road

Zumbathon hosted by Aspen’s talented zumba instructors! $10 at the door with all proceeds benefiting the American Diabetes Association, Iowa Chapter!

10th Annual Harvest Concert

November 9, 2014 - 2:00 pm at First Christian Church
2500 University Avenue

Imagine hearing the 23rd Psalm, French poetry and Swingin’ Saints. Together. Think you’re dreaming? Wake up! You’re not dreaming! We’re not making this up! This is part of the program for the 10th Annual Harvest Concert. Over eighty singers and musicians, including the ensembles We Got Male and We Got Female, will be performing a variety of works from classical to country to humorous. The concerts will benefit the Des Moines Area Religious Council Food Pantry.

Christmas Cookie Walk

December 6, 2014 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
2600 E. Euclid Ave.

The BEST Christmas Cookie Walk in the metro! Buy a tin and fill it from dozens and dozens (literally, hundreds and hundreds of dozens) of handmade cookies and candy. Mop up the broken ones in the Cookie Crumb Cafe (they must go somewhere). Treat Santa, friends, teachers, co-workers–or yourself! Door prizes, too! Doors open at 9:00 and close when the cookies run out (and they go FAST).

Central Iowa Tour de Cure

June 6, 2015 - 7:00 am - 2:00 pm at YMCA Healthy Living Center
12493 University Ave

Tour de Cure is more than just a cycling event. A day full of fun and excitement where riders of all levels join forces in the fight to Stop Diabetes® and raise critical funds for diabetes research, education and advocacy in support of the American Diabetes Association.

Route options: 25, 50, 75 mile – routes to be announced January 2015.
Registration fee: $15
Minimum fundraising: $200 – all stays in the Iowa Chapter

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