Friendship Ark Holds Annual Fall Benefit
On Friday, November 8th, we gathered to celebrate our 20th anniversary at the Radisson Hotel in Ames during Friendship Ark's Fall Benefit, our annual major fundraiser. The social hour included a pasta dinner, drinks, anniversary cupcakes and music by Ananya Mitra. At the conclusion of the social hour, Father Jim Secora led us in prayer which was followed by a testimonial from core member parents Kim and Jerry Robinson who shared about how Friendship Ark has made a difference in the life of their son. The evening also included a silent auction as well as an exciting and well supported live auction. The core members enjoyed offering art work they created for a free will donation. We would like to thank everyone who contributed to the success of the evening, especially the Board of Directors, our Event Sponsors, our Auction Item Donors, and everyone who attended and/or donated to our cause. With your help we will continue our mission to meet the needs of adults with intellectual disabilities in an environment of faith, family and friendship.