Football To Participate In Annual Wheelchair Basketball Game

first_imgDES MOINE, Iowa – Members of the Drake University football team and the Grand View University football team will be participating in the eighth annual Candoe’s Wheelchair Basketball Game on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 4 p.m. at the Southview Middle School in Ankeny, Iowa.The winner will play a championship game against the winners of the Des Moines Police Department and Des Moines Fire Department at 7 p.m.The Bulldogs have participated in the event, which raises funds and awareness for Candeo’s mission, for the past seven years are a 6-1 in the event.Candeo is a community-based non-profit organization in Central Iowa that serves individuals with intellectual disabilities, traumatic brain injury and/or chronic mental illness. The Bulldogs have participated in the event, which raises funds and awareness for Candeo’s mission, for the past six seasons.Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at www.candeoiowa.org. Proceeds will be used by Candeo to support individuals with disabilities in accomplishing their goals and achieving independence.Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more