We had an awesome Campaign Kickoff on September 20th and are so incredibly THANKFUL to so many for their help. We are going to try to list them all... JBS, Smokin' G's and Walmart for providing portions of the meal for our supporters. Agencies for volunteering and sharing about their work: Big Brothers Big Sisters, Al Exito and CIRSI. Also, to other Partner Agencies that were there to support and represent their agency we thank you! We had so many individuals help set-up, serve and clean up: Justin Sorensen, Linda Havelka, Kyle Hall, Ashley Patlan, Pamela Wells, Emily Carson, Carrie Barr, Nan Benson, Lindsay Stanton, Maria Gonzalez, Cindy Brodin, Terry Harris, Elisabeth Bieber, Nate Chua, Mark Henson, Katie Fink, Dianne Horn, Matt Brodin, Brandon Buck and Lynne Carroll. We felt the love and support of so many who came and ate, stayed for the presentation and also purchased Lillie Mae ice cream - man that was delicious! Special appreciation to Jeff Slagle & JBS employees that manned the grill for several hours on a 95 degrees day!!! Many banks support our kick-off and meals for meeting throughout the entire campaign: Farmers Savings Bank, First Interstate Bank, Lennox Employees Credit Union, Members1st Community Credit Union, Pinnacle Bank, GNB Bank, United Bank & Trust and Citizens Savings Bank. For photos taking and sharing photos....Zach Tomesch we appreciate you! To Robert Maharry and the Times Republican... the attached article is FANTASTIC! So blessed for coverage and collaboration with KDAO, KFJB, On-Media, Kevin Huseboe, ServiceMaster, Assured Partners, Chamber of Commerce, and the any other entities that have shown support. Even though this post is long we know we may inadvertently missed someone and we want you to know we have felt your support along the way! Our co-chairs Alyce Quastad and Jeff Schneider who represent Marshalltown Area United Way SO WELL, we are grateful! To our campaign cabinet for your support as we hit the ground running and are already at 25% of our goal... THANK YOU! To community members who have be supported by agencies who also came last evening Noah, Juana and her daughters, we so appreciate you sharing your stories with us! To evening Rotary for having your meal, attending our presentation and then using the MACC for your meeting, we appreciate you!