2019 Recipients

On February 28, 2019, Siouxland DQ presented twenty-one area non-profit organizations with a DQ Smiles & Stories grant, totaling $100,000. Siouxland DQ received over 70 applications for the first-year grant program. Each application was considered, and cause was worthy. 

DQ Smiles & Stories was created as the Siouxland Dairy Queen family believes in giving back to communities in which we live, work and do business. By providing these grants to non-profit organizations, our hope is to bring thousands of smiles and support to the children and families who need it the most in our communities. We are proud to be able to partner with the organizations listed below and help create smiles & stories for those they serve.

Please continue to check back for more information regarding the 2020 DQ Smiles & Stories grant program.

West Monona/Whiting Backpack Program
Weekend Backpack Program
Safe Families for Children, Orange City
Opportunities Unlimited
Morningside Lutheran Food Pantry
LaunchPad Children's Museum
HOME - House of Missions & Equipping, Sioux Center
HOPE Food Pantry, Sioux Center
Girls Inc of Siouxland
Big Brother, Big Sisters - $25,000
Dell Rapids Trailway Fund
Food Bank of Siouxland
City of Canton - Parks & Rec
Child Evangelism Fellowship
Camp High Hopes
Bright Beginnings Daycare, Cherokee
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland 
United Action for Youth, Iowa City
Boy Scouts of America
Not Pictured:
LeMars Fire & Rescue - $500
Plymouth County Historical Museum - $500
Strength of a Single Mom - $2,500

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