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Grant Wishes For Iowa Kids At The Make-A-Wish Gumdrop Gala

Posted in Donate Car News, Monday, March 25, 2013

Since 1980, Make-A-Wish Iowa has been working hard to grant wishes for local kids in Iowa. To date, over 2,500 wishes have been granted! Over 300 dedicated volunteers have helped to make this happen, and you can easily contribute to the wish-granting too.

If you’re looking for ways to help your local Make-A-Wish Iowa, you’re in luck! There are so many ways to help grant wishes for local kids, and you can start by attending Make-A-Wish Iowa’s Gumdrop Gala at Prairie Meadows Ballroom in Altoona on Saturday, April 6th. This exciting event is presented by Iowa Health Systems and is hosted by Cynthia Fodor and Steve Karlin of KCCI-TV!

Enjoy A Magical Evening While Helping To Grant Wishes

To help raise funds for your local Make-A-Wish Iowa, you can purchase tickets to attend the Gumdrop Gala, which begins with a reception and silent auction, followed by a dinner, program, live auction, and DJ! The Gumdrop Gala also features a fashion show which will allow Make-A-Wish Wish-Kids to take the stage and model designs from local designers.

For the auctions, you’ll have the chance to choose from a number of auction items, such as two row-10 Vikings-Lions game tickets ($1,000 value); a one week Grand Cayman island stay ($3,000 value), and a Court Avenue Night Out which features a $100 gift card to Beer Can Alley, The Exchange, and Heroes, plus a full venue private event at The Exchange ($2,000 value).

Ticket prices are $100 each or $1,000 for a table of 10. Earned proceeds from the sale of the tickets will benefit Make-A-Wish Iowa and go toward granting wishes for children in your community.

Purchase Your Tickets Today

You don’t want to miss out on this exciting opportunity to benefit your local Make-A-Wish, so contact Natalie Nowels at to purchase your tickets.

If you’re unable to attend, you can donate a car, truck, SUV, RV, boat, or motorcycle to Wheels For Wishes, benefiting Make-A-Wish Iowa. We will help turn your vehicle into a wish for a local child. Give us a call at 1-877-431-9474 or fill out our easy vehicle donation form. You can help bring hope, strength, and joy back into the life of a child!

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