Help Iowa Leather Weekend and its title-holders raise money for Iowa Safe Schools, Iowa's pivotal nonprofit group for students. Title Family as they host a benefit for Iowa Safe Schools. Proof of COVID vaccination required.
How have the previous HIV pandemic and the current COVID pandemic affected under-supported individuals and communities? Talk about it here, including suggestions for how to "create more equitable, just, compassionate and healing communities." Streamed through Uniting Pride’s Facebook and Youtube pages.
Help raise money for Johnson County's Shelter House, which serves people experiencing homelessness. In-person event Friday, with online options available Saturday and Sunday. Vegetarian options available, too.
Lincoln High School 2600 Southwest 9th St., Des Moines
This is a chance for middle and high school youth to celebrate LGBTQ diversity, "collaborate across the spectrum of identities and experiences," and help each other learn to build successful student organizations. Advocacy, leadership and expression are the key thees. Contact Kaylyn at email@example.com for more information.
University of Iowa Medical Education and Research Facility (MERF) 375 Newton Rd., Iowa City
Annual fundraising bicycle ride for United Action for Youth, which serves thousands of youths throughout Johnson County. Click link for info or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Ride continues through Oct. 3, with routes posted on the site!