Greatest of All Time | $5,000+
The NAILBA Charitable Foundation is where altruism meets the business of NAILBA. Since its creation in 2002, the Foundation has encouraged volunteerism in the NAILBA communities. NAILBA members and their corporate partners are encouraged to sponsor a charity they feel is working towards its mission of making dreams come true for those less fortunate. To learn more about the NAILBA Charitable Foundation visit www.nailbacharitablefoundation.org/
NCMIC Professional Solutions was one of the very first companies that took a meeting with our young executive director when he was still shaping the vision of the organization, and ever since that meeting they’ve gone above and beyond to donate financially, volunteer at our practices, hold equipment drives and provide direction for the organization through mentorship and board service. The company specifically likes to give back to local organizations, which is why the partnership between central Iowa, Opportunity on Deck and NCMIC Professional Solutions has worked so well. To learn more about NCMIC Professional Solutions visit: www.ncmicgroup.com.
O’Donnell & Friends Charities is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization committed to the improvement of lives in the Greater Des Moines area by the raising of funds for demonstrated needs of charitable organizations through the spirit of giving. To learn more about O’Donnell & Friends Charities visit odonnellcharities.org/
The Principal Charity Classic is an annual and award-winning PGA TOUR Champions event dedicated to investing in the future of Iowa kids. In 2019, the Principal Charity Classic raised a record $5.7 million for charity, bringing the tournament’s giving total to more than $23 million since 2007. Tournament funds benefit organizations that provide a broad level of support to Iowa kids in the areas of education and culture, financial security and stability, and/or health and wellness.
To learn more about Principal Charity Classic Birdies for Charity visit: www.principalcharityclassic.com/charity/birdies-for-charity/
The Andrew Giving Fund and Opportunity on Deck have worked very closely for the past few years as both spread sports to children and families in central Iowa who wouldn’t have the chance to participate otherwise. The foundation began as a way to celebrate the life of Andrew James Ulrich, and the Ulrich family continues to spread his strong and courageous spirit. To learn more about The Andrew Giving Fund visit: www.theandrewgivingfund.com.
Hall of Fame | $2,500+
Farm Bureau Financial Services is all about helping you protect what’s important and we’re so thankful that they’ve chosen to help Opportunity on Deck build strong youth through support of a project that will help us build new curriculum to help teach our participants the importance of teamwork, dedication, healthy living habits and good character. To learn more about Farm Bureau Financial Services visit: www.fbfs.com.
The Iowa Wild is proud to partner with numerous sponsors, schools and non-profits to enhance the quality of life in central Iowa through various fundraisers. To learn more about the Iowa Wild community support efforts visit www.iowawild.com/community
With support from Wild players, fans and donors, the Minnesota Wild Foundation has supported children’s medical related causes, serves as the largest non-member funding source for Minnesota Hockey, and has provided important fundraising opportunities for charities and youth hockey associations.
The Polk County Board of Supervisors provides grant opportunities to organizations like Opportunity on Deck that enhance the quality of life within Polk County. To learn more about the Polk County Board of Supervisors visit: www.polkcountyiowa.gov.
SCHEELS strives to be the best retailer in the USA in the eyes and minds of our customers and associates. SCHEELS is committed to providing philanthropic support in each community where they are located. To learn more about SCHEELS visit: www.scheels.com/
Through a combination of strategic grants, volunteer activities and other community investments, Wells Fargo and Opportunity on Deck have partnered to create solutions that help strengthen our community. To learn more about Wells Fargo visit: www.wellsfargo.com.
The West Des Moines Community Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life throughout West Des Moines by investing in area nonprofits through grant programs and by providing individuals, families and area businesses who love West Des Moines with a way to give back.
All-Star Sponsors | $500+
Brighton Consulting Group Research is engaged to assist all types of healthcare providers in achieving the technical and data requirements for successful operations. To learn more about Brighton Consulting Group visit: bcgresearch.net.
Lions International is the world’s largest service club organization. In Clive the Lions Club has been an excellent partner for Opportunity on Deck for many years by helping obtain funding and donations while also providing meals for many of our participants at the end of each program. To learn more about the Clive Lions Club visit: clubs.iowalions.org/Clive.
EquiTrust is a national carrier of competitive, client-friendly annuity and life insurance products, available through a national network of independent sales representatives. EquiTrust Life Insurance Company and Magic Johnson Enterprises are committed to creating opportunities in our communities and focusing on the underprivileged and underserved. To learn more about EquiTrust visit: www.equitrust.com/
IMT Group is located in West Des Moines and they support a lot of local organizations that are serving our community, including Opportunity on Deck. Their promise is to be there when you need them the most and they will do everything possible to help you and your family be worry free. To learn more about IMT Group visit: https://www.imtins.com.
Legendary Sponsors | $5,000
The Clive Community Foundation is a conduit for residents, businesses and other stakeholders to donate funds for the betterment of our community while connecting donors with causes they care about. Opportunity on Deck has worked with the foundation as a community partner but also as an advisor for their Move More Task Force in Clive. To learn more about the Clive Community Foundation visit: clivecommunityfoundation.org.
The Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines improves quality of life for all by promoting charitable giving, connecting donors with causes they care about and providing leadership on important community issues. To learn more about the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines visit: www.desmoinesfoundation.org.
Our home – the state of Iowa – has over 3 million people. And not all of them have the same access to good oral health care. The Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation’s mission is to strengthen and transform the health and smiles of all Iowans. To learn more about the Delta Dental Foundation visit deltadentalia.com/foundation/.
MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation (the “Foundation”) is a joint initiative between Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association. It was created to increase participation in and expand access to youth baseball and softball. The Foundation makes grants to organizations in the United States and internationally. The Foundation accepts applications throughout the year, and grant decisions are made by its Board of Directors on a quarterly basis. To learn more about the MLB Youth Development Foundation visit www.mlbplayers.com/ydf
Most Valuable Players | $1,000+
Active Care Chiropractic and Dr. Kurt Steffensmeier, D.C. take the time to listen and carefully treat and adjust patients in a way that best meets their health needs. To learn more about Active Care Chiropractic or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Steffensmeier visit: www.dsmactivecare.com.
Belin McCormick strives to provide the highest caliber legal services to businesses, public institutions and individuals located in Iowa and across the nation. A core value at Belin McCormick is helping build a better community by giving both time and money to community and professional programs and projects. To learn more about Belin McCormick visit: www.belinmccormick.com/
Brokers Clearing House, Ltd. strives to be an irreplaceable partner to you and to support you in providing critical protection products to your clients in the most comprehensive, objective, and cost-effective way possible.
With a full range of practice areas and a track record of uncovering novel, sophisticated solutions to the most complex legal challenges, BrownWinick helps your business navigate pivotal moments.
At Conference Event Management we believe in creating unforgettable incentive, event, conference, and meeting experiences that help motivate, inspire, reward, and excite your audience. We are passionate about generating opportunities and developing strategies that help recruit, retain, and reward your audience to foster dedication to your organization.
The Iowa Cubs have supported Opportunity on Deck since the very first baseball league in the summer of 2012 and have continued to provide in-kind donations, sponsorship funding, employee volunteers and more support every year since. Opportunity on Deck thanks Michael Gartner who has been such an advocate for our programs and Justin Walters for stepping up to play a variety of roles for the organization the past couple of years. To learn more about the Iowa Cubs visit: http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t451.
Five generations of the DeClerck family have worked for John Deere for more than 100 years. Thanks to the support and volunteer hours of Jaime DeClerck, John Deere supports Opportunity on Deck with multiple matching donations each year. To learn more about John Deere visit: www.deere.com.
Syverson Strege & Company and Sherpa Investment Management are experts in financial planning and investment services. Their goal is dig a little deeper, bestow clarity among the endless options, and peer through the fog of financial uncertainty to help clients become more confident in their financial outlook. To learn more about Syverson Strege & Company visit: www.onlyworkforyou.com.
Since 1917, United Way of Central Iowa has brought together individuals and organizations from every corner of central Iowa to create and implement initiatives focused on producing real results in the areas of education, income and health. To learn more about the United Way visit: www.unitedwaydm.org/
Opportunity on Deck received a grant from US Lacrosse towards our summer camp, that includes lacrosse training. US Lacrosse created the Diversity and Inclusion National Grant Program to provide funding to qualified organizations that initiate and/or continue programs or projects that promote lacrosse participation and education. To learn more about US Lacrosse visit: www.uslacrosse.org/