What is Cash for Causes?
Cash for Causes is a year-round, Interstates program that raises funds to support local, nonprofit organizations. Through employee giving, Interstates impacts 52 non-profit organizations each year. With a commitment to promoting community awareness and service among our employees, the program provides employees with opportunities to donate, learn and get more involved with great organizations.
We understand that there are a lot of great causes out there, and twice a year our employee-led committee (FC2) asks for organization nominations from employees. Our employees are passionate about the work they do, at the office and in the community. Those who are directly involved with an organization, or if they’ve been directly affected by the services that one provides, are encouraged to nominate those groups. Employees can still nominate an organization even if they aren’t actively involved with the group.
The program’s sponsored organizations change each week. Below are this quarter’s recipients:
The program’s mission is to build character and introduce kids to hobbies, vocation, and civic responsibility. This pack has 25 boys, aged K-5th grade.
An organization founded in Madison, S.D., but located in Sioux Falls, S.D., they have helped adopt out over 355 dogs and cats across South Dakota and Iowa. They also support pet owners who need assistance keeping their animals at home, rather than having to be brought to a rescue.
Feeding South Dakota is a hunger relief organization. Their mission is to fight hunger by distributing food across South Dakota.
They provide those with disabilities a way to improve their health, by being a part of an animal-orientated program. The program is therapeutic, rehabilitative, and recreational.
Every Thursday, the club meets at the Library to share ideas, fundraise, and implement services and projects within the community. The group’s mission is to help the Hull area prosper and thrive.
Inspiration Hills Camp hosts a workshop to encourage and equip single dads for their role as a parent. Session topics include finances, cooking, and parenting.
Hosted by Sanford Health, Camp Bring It On provides opportunities for children dealing with cancer to participate in a summer camp, in a safe and secure environment. The camp offers a variety of activities, like archery, tubing, horseback riding, and campfires.
The goal of Royal Family KIDS is to transform the lives of foster children, by offering summer camps and mentoring clubs. They have programs across the U.S. and in 11 different countries, including a location in Sioux Center.
The Fort Dodge Community Foundation enables people in Fort Dodge to support causes and programs to better the community. They donate funds to local nonprofits and charitable causes that address important community issues.
Their mission is pulling together local talent and support, to provide art and entertainment to the surrounding communities. Each year, they preform two shows with four performances.
Hull Fire Department
The Hull Fire Department works to keep the Hull community safe, not only from fires, but other emergencies.
Lightning, the Siouxland Sled Hockey team, provides kids with physical disabilities the opportunity to play hockey. Lightning was formed in 2018 and has 21 talented players.
Inspiration Hills Camp hosts a weekend for single moms to come together, share stories, and empower one another. The women enjoy speakers, pampering, and mentoring, so they can leave feeling rejuvenated.