Support By Degrees Foundation, the 2023 recipient of 100% of funds raised in this year's GET ACTIVE fundraiser as part of the 2023 Athene Black & Brown Business Summit presented by Wells Fargo.
To make a donation, click REGISTER and follow the instructions to complete your transaction.
Once you've made your donation, get ready to get active April 10-14 and share it on social media using #BBBS23.
A special recognition and live check presentation will take place at the Athene Black & Brown Business Summit presented by Wells Fargo Celebration on April 21 from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.!
Bike, Walk, Run, Yoga, Swim, Row…Get ACTIVE and raise funds for By Degrees Foundation!
Our goal is to promote health and raise funds to support this 501c3 organization. Decide how much you wish to contribute and get active! Here are some ideas:
- $25 donation and run 25 miles the week of April 10
- $100 donation and complete 100 pushups
- $2,500 donation and swim 2,500 yards!
- Walk 10,000 steps and donate $0.01 for each step (A $100 donation)
Then plan to GET ACTIVE the week of April 10-14 as we celebrate Diversity Week ahead of the Black & Brown Business Summit and share a photo with us on social media using #BBBS23.
Family, friends, businesses, teams, groups – everyone is invited to participate!
"The By Degrees Foundation is grateful for support from this year's Athene Black & Brown Business Summit (BBBS) organized by the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce. Just as the Athene BBBS was created to elevate minorities and bring businesses owned by Black, Indigenous, and people of color together to build connections and resources, By Degrees works in public schools to elevate students and families, create connections, and provide resources to ensure students succeed. We Believe education is a community effort and actively work in neighborhoods that are historically under-resourced.
By Degrees understands that success in school requires support in other areas. With funds raised through the Athene BBBS, By Degrees looks forward to expanding our health and wellness programming for all 2,400 scholars in our partner schools."
-Mondale Smith, Board Secretary | By Degrees Foundation
The Athene Black & Brown Business Summit is a business growth event created to elevate ethnic minorities in business and assist them with their business acceleration. This is accomplished through providing valuable entrepreneurship programming, procurement education and dynamic event experiences centered around supporting minority entrepreneurs across Iowa. The Summit is proud to partner with agencies, corporations and communities around the state to provide value for founders, entrepreneurs and business professionals.
Provided by the By Degrees Foundation