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RECIPIENTS

2018 Fourth Quarter Recipient

October 17, 2018

Thank you everyone for attending our 4th Quarter 100 Women Who Care meeting. We had a great turnout and were pleased to announce Easter Seals Iowa as the recipient of our 4th Quarter support. Easter Seals provides summer camp, day camp, respite care, and other services to adults and children with disabilities. The immediate need of the organization is new accessible and mobile tables for the lodge at Camp Sunnyside. Thank you for those that provides your 4th quarter check to Easter Seals at the meeting. If you were unable to attend, please send your check for $100 made out to Easter Seals and put 100 Women in the description. 

2018 Third Quarter Recipient

July 18, 2018

Life can be hard at times. Pregnancy and motherhood often come with fears, difficulties, and questions.  When a woman comes into our center, she's looking for help. She needs to know if she's pregnant. Or she needs material resources to help care for a young child.  We want to help with some of those material and practical challenges, as well as offering support, friendship, and instruction to help women grow emotionally, spiritually, and personally as new moms, too. Alpha is a Christian organization that seeks to help women who find themselves unexpectedly expecting. Each year, they help more than 500 women and families across the Des Moines metro area.  All of the services are free.  

The building was damaged during the flash flooding which has added additional hardship. The basement was flooded and the loss was great. Some of these funds will be used to get the center back up and running.

If you would like more information on this organization or would like to make an additional donation, please go to: http://awcdesmoines.org/get-involved/

2018 Second Quarter Recipient

April 18, 2018

Trailhead Local partners with amazing businesses and individuals who care about at-risk youth and are serious about the health and future of their communities. Trailhead Local works directly with local school districts to promote scholarships opportunities for at-risk situations where the funding of additional activity, equipment, clothing, gear, or rentals is a primary cause for a student's lack of participation. Trailhead Local provides scholarships for those at-risk students  who desire to use their talents in sports and music activities but simply don't have the necessary funds to participate.

To donate, please go to: trailheadinternational.org/donations

2018 First Quarter Recipient

January 17, 2018

New Horizons Adult Day Center is pleased to be selected as the recipient of $11,000 from 100 Women Who Care Ankeny at the organization's first meeting of 2018. We greatly appreciate the contribution to our program and all that we will be able to provide to our participants. New Horizons has been in Ankeny since January 2000 working to enhance the quality of life for adults who are physically and/or cognitively challenged, providing a safe and friendly place for clients during the weekday. Located at the Neveln Center, the program is supported through donations, and limited funds from clients through social service programs or private pay. Services include nursing, hygiene, recreation, exercise, and education. The funds will be put to immediate use in purchasing much-needed supplies and supporting programming. To donate or volunteer: New Horizons Adult Day Center, 406 SW School St, Ankeny, IA 50021.

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