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2018 House of Mercy Game Show Gala Details Announced

March 7, 2018

DES MOINES, IOWA — The 2018 House of Mercy Game Show Gala details have been announced. The ninth annual fundraising event, presented by Nationwide and produced by Mercy Foundation, will take place 6-9 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018 at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Downtown Des Moines. 

The annual Gala is a fun-spirited game show-style fundraiser for House of Mercy, one of Iowa’s largest and most comprehensive providers of vital services for persons with substance use disorders, especially parenting women with children.

This year’s co-chairs are Monica and Rob Friedman, and Denis and Tami Frischmeyer.

Monica and Rob Friedman“We are very much looking forward to this year’s House of Mercy Game Show Gala,” said Monica Friedman, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Nationwide. “We understand the deep and meaningful impact House of Mercy has on the most vulnerable in our community and we are excited to strengthen our impact this year.”

Denis and Tami Frischmeyer

“It is my pleasure to co-chair this premier event that transforms lives right here in our community,” said Denis Frischmeyer, President of Downing Construction, a host sponsor for this year’s event. “Quality care affects a community, and we are excited to use the funds in meaningful ways that have lasting impact on our House of Mercy clients.”

Established in 2010, the House of Mercy Game Show Gala has raised more than $1.2 million for House of Mercy. In fiscal year 2017, House of Mercy served 3,724 clients through recovery, halfway housing, permanent housing, adolescent group living, substance abuse and mental health treatment.

Single tickets, tables and corporate sponsorships are on sale now through foundation.mercydesmoines.org.                                         

About Mercy Foundation

Mercy Foundation secures vital funding that ensures equal access, clinical excellence and high-quality care for all in Greater Des Moines through Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines. Learn more at foundation.mercydesmoines.org

About House of Mercy

House of Mercy is dedicated to making the community a healthier place. This commitment includes providing vital housing, health, wellness, and human services to those for whom access to care/services is difficult. Towards this end, House of Mercy offers substance-related/addictive disorders treatment and mental health programs to individuals and families in need of these critical services and supports. The primary goal is to exceed client expectations while helping them to create a healthy lifestyle and sense of personal self-worth and well-being.