United Way of Jasper County Treasure Hunt - May
The United way of Jasper County Treasure Hunt is a fun and exciting event allowing adults to hunt for tiny treasure chests filled with prizes. Prizes range from $5 to $500 in value. Once all the treasure chests are collected, participants redeem their certificates for prizes. In the inaugural event more than $10,000 in prizes were up for grabs. The evening also includes drinks and appetizers along with music. It is a great fundraising event for adults who want to have a little fun!
United Way of Jasper County Campaign Kickoff - August
The annual campaign is the United Way's largest fundraising effort. The annual goal is $330,000 and the funds are used to support health and human services programs for Jasper County residents. To help kick off the campaign, the United Way hosts an evening bringing together community members, business leaders and partner agencies for an evening of food, music, fun and information. The kickoff event got the recent overhaul in August 2017 to help rejuvenate the campaign and spark interest and excitement in the United Way of Jasper County's mission and campaign.
United Way Book Sale - Spring & Fall
The United Way of Jasper County Book Sale happens twice a year - once in the spring and once in the fall. The books are donated by individuals to the United Way so there is quite the variety offered each year. From children's books to best sellers, cook books to romance novels, mysteries to how to more than 1000 books are available. Books are $1 each unless marked and the funds all support the work of the United Way. If you'd like to donate some books contact the office at 641-792-1684.
United Way Annual Autograph Auction - November
The United Way of Jasper County Autograph & Experience Auction is a unique fundraiser in Central Iowa. The auction offers a variety of autographed memorabilia from stars of stage and screen, historical events, artists, athletic stars from football, baseball, basketball and Olympics. Items are available in both silent and live auctions. This is the United Way of Jasper County's largest fundraiser outside of the campaign.
Letters from Santa - November/December
Help spread holiday cheer and support the United Way of Jasper County! Send a personalized letter signed by Santa Claus and sent from North Pole, Alaska, to any child with a US address. To register simply fill out the registration form (below). Then return the Santa letter registration form and a minimum donation of $5 per letter by Dec. 1, to the United Way of Jasper County or by mail at UWJC, PO Box 844, Newton, Iowa 50208. For full details visit https://uwjcsantaletters.weebly.com/