Upcoming Events

PLEASE NOTE: Current public health measures may affect these events. Please visit the organizations’ website or Facebook pages for updated information.

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January 2 – February 6

Gems of Hope – Hope Blooms

https://gemsofhope.org/

Gems of Hope is a nonprofit organization offering support to local cancer patients receiving treatment. Their annual “Gems of Hope” event offers “gifts of hope” to patients which are made in workshops by local volunteers, programming for children aged 5-12, website support for teenagers at cancerreallysucks.org, scholarships for graduating seniors affected by cancer, and library books for cancer support in local school libraries. All proceeds from this event go to support Gems of Hope programming for cancer patients going through treatment in the Corridor.

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February 4

Iowa Giving Crew – Gala-ish

https://secure.qgiv.com/for/iowagivingcrew/event/gala-ish/

The Iowa Giving Crew is hosting their first ever Gala-ish event on February 4th at the Olympic Theater. This non-traditional gala for a non-traditional nonprofit, is to help celebrate their accomplishments in  2022 and many more to come throughout the new year. Tickets can be purchased at their website for VIP Happy Hour as well as General Admission. Enjoy delicious food and drinks from local restaurants, as well as music, a comedy show, a silent auction, and more. Purchase your tickets before they run out!

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February 16 – March 2

Big Brothers Big Sisters – Bowl for Kids’ Sake

Each February, nearly 2000 bowlers from 100 companies bowl to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters. This fundraising event is roughly 1/4 of their annual budget, with 100% of all funds raised staying in our community to support mentoring for kids. Visit https://www.bigcr.org/events/bowl-kids-sake/ to learn more about how you can support BBBS while also having fun!