DES MOINES — A non-profit that helps support people with disabilities in Iowa is receiving a big gift.
Prairie Meadows announced Friday they’ve awarded Easterseals Iowa a Legacy Grant totaling $400,000. In addition, a Community Betterment grant is adding an extra $5,000 for “campships” to Easterseals Iowa Camp Sunnyside.
“Prairie Meadows has played a vital role in Easterseals’ ability to provide services to our community,” Easterseals Iowa President & CEO Sherri Nelson said. “Their commitment to ensuring the nonprofit sector is strong is second to none. We are grateful for their generosity.”
Gary Palmer, the President & CEO of Prairie Meadows, said they are happy to help out Easterseals Iowa.
“We began our Legacy Grant program in 2003. Our Legacy Grants provide funding in the range of $100,000 to $1 million for large-scale, signature projects,” Palmer said. “We are very proud to have chosen this project as one of our 2019 grant recipients.”