Endow Urbandale granted $20,500 to 7 organizations on Thursday Nov. 3, 2022. These organizations were selected because of their service towards Urbandale residents. The organizations are:
Urbandale Adult Band: $1,650 to purchase a five-piece drum set, drum cases and other various percussion instruments.
Urbandale Community Theater: $2,200 to offset the production costs for the 2023 production of “The Drowsy Chaperone,” as well as the purchase of a keyboard.
Urbandale Garden Club: $700 to purchase seeds and to support overall maintenance of their pollinator garden.
Urbandale Schools and Alumni Foundation: $5,000 to award Making-A-Difference grants.
Living History Farms: $2,500 to support a new “Cultivation Complex” that would allow for year-round programming. EU committed to support for four years for a total of $10,000.
Waukee Community Schools Foundation: $5,000 to offer a mental health, mentorship and leadership pilot program to Urbandale residents in the Waukee Schools. About 2,800 students live in the City of Urbandale and go to the Waukee School District.
Rotary Club of Northwest Des Moines: $3,000 to provide PreK-12 children in need with a properly sized and gendered new winter coat.
A special thank you to all of the donors that make these gifts possible!