Recent News


Quacking for a Cause Winners Announced!
Quacking for a Cause Winners Announced!

September 23, 2020

Thank you everyone who supported Horizons Unlimted "Quacking for a Cause" event. It was a success with raising over $8,000 for the adults with disabilities served by Horizons Unlimited. Thank you to all of the volunteers who helped before, during and after the event! Thank you to all of the sponsors who sponsored the event also.

Thank you Donors
Thank you Donors

September 8, 2020

Thank you so much to everyone who has donated to the "Quacking for a Cause" Fundraising event scheduled on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm. Donations have exceeded $8,000.00. Thank you again everyone!

Thank you to our Gold Sponsors
Thank you to our Gold Sponsors

September 8, 2020

Thank you all for your support for Horizons Unlimited's upcoming "Quacking for a Cause" Facebook event on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm. We would especially like to thank to our Gold and Silver sponsors for sponsoring this event. THANK YOU ALL!!! We are looking forward to a fun event. Please be sure and mark your calendars so you can view our "Quacking for a Cause" Facebook event. Good luck to everyone who bought duckies! May the luckiest ducks win!!


Thank you to our Silver Sponsors
Thank you to our Silver Sponsors

September 8, 2020

Thank you all for your support for Horizons Unlimited's upcoming "Quacking for a Cause" Facebook event on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm. We would especially like to thank to our Gold and Silver sponsors for sponsoring this event. THANK YOU ALL!!! We are looking forward to a fun event. Please be sure and mark your calendars so you can view our "Quacking for a Cause" Facebook event. Good luck to everyone who bought duckies! May the luckiest ducks win!!


Bethany Lutheran Church Parade
Bethany Lutheran Church Parade

July 22, 2020

Thank you to Kristin Rienhardt, Youth and Family Director at Bethany Lutheran Church, Emmetsburg for calling Horizons Unlimited and setting up a very fun and entertaining parade held on July 15th for the members and staff The parade visited each Group Home and apartments to entertain everyone. Thank you also for the bag of goodies that you gave us! Thanks again to Kristin, Pastor Morlock and all who shared their time and talent with us

Grant Received from the Iowa DDCouncil
Grant Received from the Iowa DDCouncil

June 23, 2020

We would like to thank the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council for the grant that we received to purchase three Apple 7th Generation Ipads and Tablet protective cases for each of our Group Homes. The members will enjoy using these Ipads during this Pandemic time to listen to music videos, communicate with family and friends, and other fun activities that they would like to do. Thank you again to the Iowa DDCouncil for this opportunity! We truly appreciate your support!

Delta Dental Smile Grant
Delta Dental Smile Grant

June 17, 2020

Horizons Unlimited was very excited to receive from the Delta Dental Smile Grant over 400 of each of these oral health items; Oral-B Toothbrushes, Glide Pro-Health dental floss, and Crest Toothpaste. We would like to thank Delta Dental for giving these oral health items to us!


The One Gift Program
The One Gift Program

June 4, 2020

The One Gift Program gives State of Iowa employees the opportunity to contribute to participating charitable agencies through payroll deduction. Over 400 charitable agencies offer much-needed assistance to Iowans throughout the state by providing a variety of services, like Horizons Unlimited of Palo Alto County. When you contribute to the One Gift Program, your donation stays in Iowa, where it helps your neighbors, friends, and family. To make a pledge, simply visit das.iowa.gov/human-resources/one-gift/.

21st Group Home's New Driveway
21st Group Home's New Driveway

June 4, 2020

21st Street Group Home now has a new driveway thanks to your generosity. The members also enjoyed watching the progress as the new driveway was being constructed. Thanks again for your continued support. We also want to thank Dan Cooper Builders for their construction of the driveway. It looks great! 

Amazon Smile
Amazon Smile

May 27, 2020

You Shop...Amazon Gives
Consider choosing Horizons Unlimited as your charity of choice when making Amazon purchases.
1. Go to https://smile.amazon.com
2. Sign in with your existing Amazon account
3. Choose Horizons Unlimited of Palo Alto County as your charity of choice
4. Shop your heart out!
5. Smile, because a percentage of each purchase will benefit Horizons Unlimited and those we serve. You just made a difference!

Please share this easy way to support our work and mission at Horizons Unlimited. Thank you!

Hooray for a Parade!
Hooray for a Parade!

May 21, 2020

Family and friends held a parade for the members on Tuesday, May 19th. The members held up signs and waved at the parade participants, and the parade participants displayed signs on their vehicles or held them high in the air and yelled their hello's to all of the members and staff. The parade was led by retired Fireman Jeff Morey driving the fire truck and honking the horn with the parade vehicles following behind. What a fun afternoon for all!!

Providing Support for Horizons Unlimited
Providing Support for Horizons Unlimited

April 6, 2020

Dear Friend,
Our community/nation/world is facing a pandemic. While we are actively working on solutions to help our organization, we need your help to make our efforts go even further!

Your support is crucial to our efforts to continue to provide support to our members. If you're able, we would appreciate if you could make a donation of $20 or more to help us through these hard times.

Thank you in advance for your contribution. Your donation will go towards daily operations and assisting members who are out of work.

Here are ways you can make a donation:

-Make a donation online through our website
or
-Send a check by mail to: 

Horizons Unlimited of Palo Alto County
2107 Main St.
P.O. Box 567
Emmetsburg, IA 50536

Again, thank you for your contribution to Horizons Unlimited. We are grateful to have friends like you in our time of need.