A Des Moines nonprofit that helps younger folks gained $11,000 from MidAmerican Vitality throughout a pair of drawings on the Iowa State Fair.
Mentor Iowa gives educated volunteer mentors in Polk County to abused, uncared for and delinquent kids below juvenile court docket supervision. MidAmerican Vitality randomly chosen 10 nonprofits from round Iowa for $1,000 prizes throughout 10 days of the State Truthful.
About 11,000 nonprofits entered the drawing, stated MidAmerican spokesperson Geoff Greenwood. On Sunday, all 10 profitable nonprofits have been entered right into a drawing for a $10,000 grand prize, which Mentor Iowa gained.
The Iowa FFA Affiliation in Ankeny, the Home/Sexual Assault Outreach Heart in Fort Dodge and the Tori’s Angel’s Basis in Panora have been the opposite central Iowa organizations chosen for the $1,000 prizes.
Mentor Iowa Government Director Marty Lester stated the cash can be used to manage this system by conducting background checks, sponsoring month-to-month occasions different offering cash for different common working funds.