Welcome to the Mentor Iowa Web Site!

The mission of Mentor Iowa is to provide trained volunteer mentors to abused, neglected, and delinquent children who are under the jurisdiction of the Juvenile Court. We will do this by working in partnership with the children, their families and the community.

Upcoming Events

Mentor Iowa’s 40th anniversary/Grapevine celebration

Thursday, October 16th

Des Moines Art Center – 5 pm – 8 pm  (short program at 6:45 pm)


Howell’s Pumpkin Patch group event

Saturday, October 25th

Howell’s Pumpkin Patch, 3145 Howell Ct, Cumming, IA 50061 – 11 am – 1 pm




How you can help

Mentor Iowa’s annual Divots & Dimples charity golf outing still has individual & team openings.  There are also sponsorship opportunities still open.  Contact Marty Lester at 515-277-9797 to learn how to sign up or become a sponsor.

If you or your company would like to be an adopt-a-family sponsor during the holiday season, contact the office at 515-277-9797 for more information.





Every Child Deserves a Future.