Birdies for Charity

Life Happens. We’re Here to Help.

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Birdies for Charity is an annual fundraiser held in conjunction with the Principal Charity Golf Classic

in Des Moines.

This fundraiser provides a 10% match on ALL pledges made through the program. Matching funds will be distributed up to $100,000 in collected pledges, not to exceed $10,000 in matching funds — i.e. donate $100, EFR receives $110!

Support EFR and our mission to help people manage life’s challenges by pledging a voluntary flat donation

to EFR. Pledging is as easy as 1-2-3:

  1. Visit the Birdies for Charity donation page. Enter your email address and create a password to access the form.
  2. Fill out all relevant information and choose Employee & Family Resources when selecting a charity to support.
  3. Click submit! Thank you for your generous support!

At EFR, we are dedicated to helping people manage life’s challenges so they can realize their full potential. We do this by offering a multitude of resources and services that provide help when people need it most.


Donations to EFR help support the Student Assistance and Counseling programs, ensuring access to these valuable services to thousands of people in our community.


With Birdies for Charity, your support can be maximized with every dollar you are able to donate. We ask you to join us for this incredible opportunity to support EFR and the people we serve. Every dollar makes a difference!


Student Assistance Program (SAP) & Outpatient Counseling

Maddox*, an elementary-aged student, struggled with anger outbursts, physical aggression, and difficulties with problem-solving. After spending years off-and-on in therapy seeking treatment with various providers only to remark that “none seemed to want to listen,” Maddox’s parents sought SAP services through their district. 

Today, Maddox is completing his SAP sessions and moving towards outpatient counseling. He has reduced his anger outbursts and has learned skills to help him successfully navigate challenging days.

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