Mentor Iowa receives donation from the Waukee Education Association

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Blog, Grant Awards and Donations |

Mentor Iowa recently received a check in the amount of $4,300 from the Waukee Education Association. These funds were raised by teachers in the Waukee School District for their Jeans Day program. Many thanks to all the teachers who participated in this fundraiser and the Waukee Education Association for selecting Mentor Iowa as the charity of choice from this program! Pictured is Marty Lester, Executive Director for Mentor Iowa receiving the...

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Mentor Iowa receives grant award from QuikTrip

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in Blog, Grant Awards and Donations |

Mentor Iowa recently received a grant award from our friends from QuikTrip. QuikTrip has been a long time champion for the children of Mentor Iowa.  The funding award will be used to administer our program as well as fund a group event. QuikTrip also helps volunteer at many Mentor Iowa events and has many in store promotions throughout the year to support our mission. Please go to QuikTrip for all of your gas and convenience store needs as they...

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Adventureland Park creates a “Wishing Well” to support Mentor Iowa

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in Blog, Events, Grant Awards and Donations, Uncategorized |

Mentor Iowa is excited to announce that Adventureland Park in Altoona has created a Wishing Well to help support Mentor Iowa! This Wishing Well is located right next to their newest attraction, The Storm Chaser.  Make a wish before or after the ride and either way you will be helping the children of Mentor Iowa make their wishes come true by having an adult mentor to help them realize their full potential. Many thanks to Michael Krantz and...

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Mentor Iowa receives funding award from VOYA

Posted by on May 30, 2014 in Blog, Grant Awards and Donations |

Mentor Iowa recently received a funding award from our friends at VOYA (formerly known as ING).  These funds will be used to help administer the program as well as help with our annual holiday party. We are so thankful for the many ways the VOYA employees help support Mentor Iowa.  Their volunteers help with our annual holiday party, special events and our Divots & Dimples charity golf outing. Pictured is Erick Cavan and Huu Duong along...

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Mentor Iowa receives grant award from The Principal Financial Group Foundation!

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Blog, Grant Awards and Donations |

Mentor Iowa recently received a check in the amount of $5,000 from The Principal Financial Group Foundation! Funds will be used to help administer our One on One Mentor program and also support our November group event at Air Lanes. Thank you to The Principal Financial Group Foundation for their many years of support to Mentor...

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Mentor Iowa receives funding award from the 11th annual Santa Pub Crawl

Posted by on Dec 27, 2013 in Blog, Grant Awards and Donations |

Mentor Iowa recently received a funding award from the 11th annual Santa Pub Crawl which was held on Saturday, December 7th. The Santa Pub Crawl has worked with Mentor Iowa since 2006 and their generosity has resulted in thousands of dollars being donated to our program.  The other charity of choice, Variety-The Children’s Charity of Iowa, also receives funds from this event.  Toys for Tots also is a recipient of gifts for the local...

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