Skatepark donors and supporters from left to right: Tiffany Tauscheck, Greater DM Partnership; John Ruan IV, Bankers Trust/Ruan Foundation; Kristi Knous, Community Foundation of Greater DM; Angela Defleths-Trettin, Community Foundation of Greater DM; Dan Kramer, SHAZAM; Mark Oman, Community Foundation of Greater DM Leadership Circle, Honorary Chair; Jill Oman, Community Foundation of Greater DM Leadership Circle, Honorary Chair; Brad Anderson, Skatepark Campaign Co-chair; Angela Connolly, Polk County Supervisor & Skatepark Campaign Co-chair; Carl Voss, Donor & Skatepark Cabinet Member; Virginia & Nix Lauridsen, Leadership Gift Donors; Jann Freed, Donor & Skatepark Cabinet Member; Christine Hensley, Skatepark Campaign Co-chair; Marta Codina, Wells Fargo; Steve Heston, SHAZAM; Jan Hill, Donor & Skatepark Cabinet Member; Gerry Neugent, Knapp Properties; Steve Van Oort, Polk County Supervisor.

The Des Moines Regional Skatepark would not be possible without the generous financial support from so many members of our community. Individuals, corporations, foundations and nonprofit organizations have come together to bring this world-class skatepark to Des Moines.

THANK YOU to the following:

$1 million

Lauridsen Family Foundation – Nix & Virginia Lauridsen


Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines Leadership Circle – Catalyst Grant


Prairie Meadows – Legacy Grant


Bankers Trust & The Ruan Foundation
Community Choice Credit Union
Gartner Family Fund
McAninch Corporation-Doug McAninch
MidAmerican Energy
Wells Fargo


Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines
Heart of America
Jill & Mark Oman
Lohse Family Foundation
W.T. and Edna M. Dahl Trust


Andrea & Greg Abel
Cultivating Compassion: The Dr. Richard Deming Foundation
EMC Insurance
Dave & Trudy Holman Hurd Fund
ITA Group
William C. Knapp
Meredith Corporation
Rasmussen Group
Voss Distributing
Wellmark Foundation


American Enterprise Group
Angela Connolly, Polk County Board of Supervisors
Catch Des Moines
Des Moines Register/Gannett Foundation
Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
Greater Des Moines Partnership
Hansen Company
Hawkeye Hotels
Mike & Debbie Hubbell
Hubbell Realty Company
Iowa State Bank
John & Jan Mechem
Sehgal Foundation
Susan & Carl Voss
West Bank
Voya Financial


Susan & Jake Christensen
Dickey & Campbell Law Firm, PLC
Eychaner Properties, Inc.
Jann Freed & John Fisher
Farm Bureau Financial Services
Friends of Des Moines Parks
Kurt & Cara Heiden
Janice Hill
Mary & Robert Miller
Nelson Construction & Development
Tim & Lindsey Rypma
Robert Sand
Jaey & Brenda Sedlacek Family Charitable Trust in honor of Aidan and Bode Conlan
Norm & Danielle Sterzenbach
Storey-Kenworthy Foundation for Giving
Subsect Skateshop
Tony Hawk Foundation
Union Pacific
United Way Central Iowa
Woodward Brenton Foundation