Great River Health Casual Day Donations Top $11,000

Great River Health System employees donated $11,410 through casual day contributions in 2019. On designated Fridays, employees may wear jeans to work in exchange for $2 casual day stickers.

The money was given to 22 organizations and services, including:

  • Great River Friends
  • Great River Hospice
  • Honor Flight
  • Humane Society of Des Moines County
  • Iowa Donor Network
  • Midwest Magic Special Olympics
  • Ronald McDonald House

Nearly $840 was donated in two casual days and in a Cafeteria donation box for area schools. The money will be used to fulfill student needs through school nurses or social workers. Employees also donated hats, mittens, coats and other winter gear to the schools.