On April 15 more than 300 riders on horseback from across the state of Iowa will deliver donations to Easter Seals Iowa Camp Sunnyside, 401 NE 66th Ave. in Des Moines. The community is invited to welcome the riders into Camp Sunnyside at 3 p.m. The Pony Express Riders of Iowa host fundraisers in their home Iowa counties throughout the year, and the money raised benefits Easter Seals Iowa Camp Sunnyside. Over its 50-year history, Pony Express Riders have raised more than $10 million. Each year the riders deliver the amount raised to Camp Sunnyside on Easter weekend. Regional rides start throughout the state on April 14 and meet at the John Deere Ankeny plant at 2:30 p.m. April 15 for the big ride into Camp Sunnyside. The event concludes with a victory dance to announce the year's grand total.
Join us for family-friendly activities and walk around Lake Cheerio at Camp Sunnyside. The event is from 7:30 a.m. to noon with the walk kicking off at 10:00 a.m. Learn more and sign up at www.eastersealsiowawalk.com. Help us promote the Walk! Use #walk4independence on social media.
A gala celebrating Easter Seals Iowa at the State Historical Buildling at 6:30 p.m.. Learrn more about sponsorship opportunities.
Our corporate paddleboat race around Lake Cheerio at Camp Sunnyside. Learn more about sponsorship opportunities.
Join us for a celebration of our clients, team members and community partners at the downtown Marriott.