Quad Cities’ area Charity Event Raises More Than $200,000 for Wildwood Hills Ranch of Iowa Print
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Written by Kelsey DeMoss   
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 11:57
DAVENPORT, IOWA – Wildwood Hills Ranch is pleased to announce that the 13th Wild About the Child Barn Dance held Nov. 9, 2013 in Davenport raised more than $200,000 to improve the lives of Quad City’s area at-risk youth!

“We feel so blessed as an organization to have such amazing support from the Quad Cities’ area,” Al Lorenzen, CEO explained, “The success of the event is truly a testament to the passion the committee members have for our mission and the generosity of the community!”

Event committee chair, Cindy Quinby said, “The generosity and spirit of this community continues to amaze by helping raise a record amount for the support of at-risk kids in the Quad City area. Our amazingly creative and supportive committee proved that a pair of boots and a barn is all you need to have a great time for an even greater cause.”

The event is held each year at Veritas Stables and features a live and silent auction, live music, delicious food and a mechanical bull. The event has raised over $1 million for Wildwood Hills Ranch in its 13-year history.

Founded in 2001, Wildwood Hill's Ranch, located south of Des Moines, exists to transform lives and strengthen communities by providing healing, hope, and God's unconditional love to children and youth at-risk. The Ranch serves nearly 1,000 youth from across the state of Iowa annually through programming involving equine, agriculture, aquatic, team-building and art, as well as a uniquely designed approach to putting children on paths to hope. For more information, visit www.wildwoodhillsranch.org.
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