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3rd Annual Monsters’ Ball Benefit

Saturday, November 1st 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.

6th Annual Hope for the Hungry Conference

Saturday, November 8th 2014 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at Plymouth Congregational Church
4126 Ingersoll Avenue

http://hopeforthehungry.blogspot.com/

Hunger in the Heartland Project:

A year has been spent exploring stories of hunger while uncovering individual and community solutions at work throughout the state. Now, the Hunger in the Heartland documentary puts a face on food insecurity in the Midwest. Created for the Coalition in Support of Hungry Children by Debra Landwehr Engle, producer, and Thomas Sawyer, director, the powerful 30-minute piece will serve as the basis for the day’s discussion. With writer Rachel Vogel Quinn, Deb has co-authored the Hunger in the Heartland Resource Guide for Alleviating Hunger in Your Community, No Matter Where You Live. Together the guide and documentary inspire and empower people to act locally on this issue of world importance.

 

Garlands of Gifts

Saturday, November 15th 2014 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at New Hope United Methodist Church
4525 Beaver

Join us for our 5th annual craft and vendor fair!  We will have approximately 50 vendors.  Shop with us and enjoy free coffee.  Free admission!

Christian Skate Night

Monday, January 5th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting in January, every first Monday of the month 6-8pm. Admission $6 skate rentals included if needed.

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Variety – the Children’s Charity Black Tie Dinner

Friday, January 9th 2015 - 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm at Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center at Veterans Auditorium Grand Ballroom
833 5th Ave

Save The Date!
Guest of Honor- Coach Kirk Ferentz University of Iowa
New this year- Entertainment by Deuces Wild Dueling Pianos
Pay for your table by November 1, 2014 and be entered into a special drawing for $1000!

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