Benefit Auction to Raise Money for 4-H

Iowa 4-H benefit auctionAMES, Iowa -- On July 18, the Iowa 4-H Foundation will hold a benefit auction to support 4-H programs in Iowa.

“Our annual benefit auction gets bigger and better every year,” said Albert Grunenwald, associate director of the Iowa 4-H Foundation. “We are excited about the variety of items up for sale, as well as our new online proxy bidding system, which allows more people to join in the fun. Anyone who is 18 years of age or older and living in the United States can participate.”

The event will coincide with the Central Iowa Golf Tournament at the Wakonda Club in Des Moines. The benefit will start with supper at 6 p.m. followed by the auction. The event is for registered guests only, but the public is welcome to submit proxy bids on any of the auction items listed online.

The highlighted items on the auction list are vacation packages to New York, Costa Rica and Hawaii; many sports packages ranging from a Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals baseball game to tickets to the Iowa State vs. Iowa football game or passes to the Big 12 Men’s Basketball Tournament.

“There is definitely something for everyone on this year’s auction list,”  Grunewald said.

Check out the entire auction item list and place bids at