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United Way Fall 2017 Fundraiser

United Way Fall Fundraiser HeaderWEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
1:30 - 3:30 PM


Bring in your donation envelope for a free coffee mug!

Join Ames Laboratory Wednesday, September 20 for an afternoon of book sales, baked goodies, and matchbox car derby races! Peruse the book sale for a new read, buy some baked goods and buy cars to race!

Learn how to donate books, bring in baked goods, and buy your derby cars below.

All proceeds go to the United Way of Story County

E-mail Sean Whalen with questions.

United Way Fall Fundraiser - Book Sale

Book worms unite! Donate items from your personal library for our book sale!



1. Bring gently used books to

  • G40 TASF
  • DMSE break room
  • 134 Wilhem

We will not accept encyclopedia sets, magazines, or heavily damaged books



United Way Fall Fundraiser - Bake Sale

Calling all bakers! Lend your skills in making pies, cakes, cookies, jelly rolls, and more to a bake sale for the United Way of Story County!


1. Click the Ready Set Bake! button and sign up to donate your specialty bake

2. Package your goodies in ready-to-sell portions

3. Provide any additional information (gluten free, contains nuts, etc.) 


Wednesday, September 20, 7:30 - 9:00 am, 12:30 - 1:00 pm
Spedding 301 Kitchen


United Way Fall Fundraiser - Derby Races Header

And we are off to the races! Join us at the Cyclone Raceway in 301 Spedding and race your matchbox cars to victory!


1. Check out the awesome selection and pre-purchase your base model car from G40 TASF for $5.00! Cars also will be available for purchase the day of the races. 

2. Bring your cars and sign up for heats the day of the races.

Prizes for the top 3 winners and a special award for one lucky loser!