“It’s very nice, and we enjoy the support of the public,” said John Meeker, with the Des Moines Police Burial Association. “If we can do something that makes them happy and it’s going to let them have fun and most motorcycle riders enjoy coming to this kind of stuff, so it’s a good thing for us.”
The Des Moines Police Burial Association is a non-profit organization that was established to assist officers’ families in times of need, both during their lifetime and at time of death. The Burial Association also supports many civic organizations such as the Special Olympics, Iowa C.O.P.S., Cops against Cancer, Shoes That Fit, Make a Wish Iowa Foundation, and Youth Emergency Services, through donations of money and time. We also fund annual college scholarships which are administered through the Serve Credit Union.
Our goal is to raise awareness of our organization to the public ,of it's members,and the philanthropic outreach to our local communities and the citizens that we serve and to assist our officers in time of need. Provide professionlism fund raising events we offer and delight customers and business that purchase our product
All proceeds are utilized locally. All proceeds are spent and used in the state of Iowa.
Some of the organization that have received our assistance:
1) Iowa Concerns of Police Survivors / Iowa Cops (Iowa C.O.P.S) /Black and Blue Ball
2) Youth Emergency Shelter and Services (YESS)
3) Make a Wish Foundation
4) Cops Against Cancer
5) Iowa Concerns of Police Survivors / Black & Blue Ball
6) Rabiner Youth Treatment Center, Ft Dodge , Ia
Des Moines Police Softball Tourmament
Games start at 9:00 am to 7:00 p.m. 8 teams participating from the Midwest area.
Greater Des Moines Softball Complex
4980 NEE 46th Street
Des Moines, IA.