The ISSA hosted its 12th Annual Winter Kids Day Jan. 14 for families from the
Spina Bifida Association of Iowa, the ISSA's official charity. Due to poor snow
conditions, organizers had to once again revert to UTV rides for the kids at
Huxley, escorted by the local police department.
Supporting Spina Bifida Families Since 1982
Snowmobilers in Iowa have been supporting the needs of families from the Spina Bifida
Association of Iowa (SBAIA) since 1982. As the ISSA's official charity, clubs have donated more
than $250,000 to the non-profit organization over the past 35 years.
An ISSA liaison serves on the SBAIA board, and each fall, club members participate in the
SBAIA's Walk-N-Roll fundraiser at Principal Park in Des Moines. In January, the ISSA hosts a
Winter Kids Day where families from each organization can get to know each other on a first-name
Above right is the current donations from clubs.
Gary Lorenz of the SBAIA joins the Saylorville Dam Snowmobile Club's booth
at the 2017 Walk-N-Roll at Principal Park in Des Moines Oct. 7.