Fundraiser

Upcoming Events

YESS Duck Derby presented by Bob Brown Auto

Saturday, May 7th 2016 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Jordan Creek Town Center
101 Jordan Creek Parkway

The YESS Duck Derby, presented by Bob Brown Auto, is back for its 9th year and is sure to be the most quack-tastic one yet! This family-fun event quacks up the young and young at heart while supporting our community’s most vulnerable children.

The fun starts at Noon, when you can enjoy FREE family-friendly  entertainment, kids’ activities, and food samples from Jordan Creek-area restaurants. At 2:00 pm, thousands of yellow rubber ducks will race though the lake at Jordan Creek Town Center, all vying to cross the finish line first and be named Top Duck. Adopt your ducks and cheer them on to victory and the chance to win fantastic prizes, including $10,000 cash!

Adopt your ducks at www.yessduckderby.org

  • Adopt a Duck (1) – $5.00
  • Adopt a “Six Quack” (6) – $25.00
  • Adopt a “Quackers Dozen” (12) – $50.00
  • Adopt a “Flock” (25) – $100.00

All proceeds will benefit Youth Emergency Services & Shelter (YESS).

Gourmet Gala

Saturday, May 14th 2016 - 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm at The Seasons Iowa State University
Iowa State University

Enjoy an evening of gourmet food and good company while supporting Special Olympics Iowa. To reserve your table, please call 515-986-5520.

Cop on Top for Special Olympics Iowa

Sunday, May 29th 2016 - All Day at Altoona, Ankeny, Des Moines
Altoona, Ankeny, Des Moines

Through Cop on Top help and support Special Olympics Iowa athletes May 29,2016 in Altoona, Ankeny, and Des Moines. Law enforcement officers and volunteers will be stationed outside of popular retail or grocery stores.

Plane Pull for Special Olympics Iowa

Saturday, June 4th 2016 - All Day at Des Moines International Airport
5800 Fleur Dr

Put your strength to the test against a UPS 757 airplane weighing more than 120,000 pounds. Team awards will be given in the following categories:

  • Fastest Pull (in each of the five divisions)
  • Grand Champion
  • Top Fundraising Team
  • Best Team Costume

For more information call 515-986-5520 or register at www.soiowa.org/planepull.

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