Impact

O’Donnell & Friends Charities has been able to provide funds to many Des Moines area nonprofit organizations throughout the years.  Below are recipients of fundraising efforts from the O’Donnell & Friends Open, and is not inclusive of all organizations that have been supported outside of this main event:

1994 – Lincoln Railettes, $300.00

1995 – Lincoln Railettes, $300.00

1996 – Hospice of Central Iowa,  $500.00

1997 – American Diabetes, $1,200.00

1998 – Ronald McDonald House, $4,200.00

1999 – Special Olympics of Iowa, $7,445.00

2000 – Camp Sunnyside/Easter Seals, $10,244.00

2001 – Hospice of Central Iowa, $18,765.00

2002 – Link Associates, $29,193.00

2003 – Orchard Place, $46,385.00

2004 – Susan G. Komen Central Iowa Chapter, $60,000.00

2005 – Childserve, $51,012.00

2006 – Alzheimers Association, $55,500.00

2007 – Variety Club, $63,240.00

2008 – Wildwood Hills Ranch, $34,500.00   /   The Homestead, $32,832.00

2009 – Boys & Girls Club of Central Iowa, $30,000.00   /   Shoes That Fit, $30,000.00

2010 – Food Bank of Iowa, $57,500.00

2011 – Amanda the Panda, $61,384.00

2012 – APDA, $80,000.00

2013 – HCI/Kavanagh House, $91,260.00

2014 – Youth Homes of Mid America, $81,893.00

2015 – Link Associates, $91,027.00

2016 – Mentor Iowa, $103,198.00

2017 – On with Life, $50,831.00   /   Courage League Sports $50,831.00

2018 – Community Youth Concepts, $68,417.00

2019 – UCAN, $50,000.00   /   Link Associates $20,000.00   /   Opportunity on Deck, $10,000.00 

2020 – Children’s Cancer Connection, $50,000.00   /   EveryStep, $20,000.00   /   Healthy Birth Day (Count the Kicks), $10,000.00   /   American Brawn $5,000.00

Additionally, O’Donnell & Friends Charities has awarded dozens of college scholarships through the Dan & Dee O’Donnell Memorial Scholarship.

If your nonprofit organization would like to be considered for potential program or project funding, click here to download the Funding Request Application and return it to funding-request@odonnellcharities.org.