Posted on: 06/15/2015

Youth Homes of Mid-America’s 18th Annual Golf Classic, held Monday, June 8th, netted over $84,000. The golf outing, which benefited the children and families of YHMA, brought 208 golfers, some traveling from out-of-town to attend the event at Echo Valley Country Club in Norwalk.

Event Sponsors included Sammons Financial Group, Casey’s General Store, Hy-Vee, John Deere, Farm Bureau Financial Services, Burke Corporation, Nationwide, Reynolds & Reynolds Inc, BlueStone Engineering, Star Equipment, Jim & Patty Cownie, Bill & Sue Burke, UBS, and Bob Brown. Additionally, 50 companies, organizations, and individuals were tee-sign sponsors. Many others contributed silent auction items and raffle prizes.

The annual event began in 1998 and over the course of 18 years has generated a combined net income of $717,000 for the organization.

About Youth Homes of Mid-America

Youth Homes of Mid-America is a non-profit social service agency serving both young men and young women that offers individualized programs and services for children and families with behavioral, emotional, and educational difficulties. YHMA maintains a focus on strengthening family life, re-establishing the self-worth of the individual, and teaching basic skills for living in the community.  YHMA has been providing services to Iowa youth and families since 1943.

For additional information, contact Wendy Ingham at 515-276-3473, ext 205 or