“The Eat-A-Thon continues to be highly popular and successful for
I-CARE, helping us make a valuable difference in the lives of many
Central Americans and Iowans,” said Ben Parrott, I-CARE president. “We
hope each year the Eat-A-Thon not only raises money for our cause, but
raises non-profit awareness and introduces I-CARE and our projects to
All proceeds are donated to I-CARE, an Iowa non-profit corporation with federal 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. Donations are tax deductible and can be made securely through I-CARE’s online PayPal account. I-CARE was founded in 2005 by Drake University Law School students. I-CARE engages in charitable projects in Central America, and improves the quality of life of Iowans and Central Americans through relationship building and mutually beneficial exchanges of ideas, culture, and charitable goods and services.
The sixth annual Eat-A-Thon, a chicken-wing eating contest and fundraiser, will feature more than 10 contestants, hungry to be named the Eat-A-Thon Champion and win prizes. Live band karaoke will take place after the eating contest.
When: 8-9 p.m. Thursday, October 20
Where: People’s Court, 216 Court Avenue, third floor
Info: Make an online pledge at www.iowacare.org.