The New Paradigm

Who We Are, What We Do, and How We Serve

Josiah White’s Quakerdale Foundation (JWQF) was founded in 2018. We are a group of faith driven, community focused, men and women seeking to impact our world for the gospel by serving as Christ serves. God uses the hearts of His people to drive the vision of their work. He has placed people at Josiah White’s Quakerdale Foundation who are:

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Difficult Discussions:

Sharing your financial wishes with your adult children

by Everence® Financial

When parents die, grief is not all that people feel. Sometimes, there’s a fair bit of frustration too, like when family members find out the details of the estate plan.

Ben and Sue Sprunger wanted their children to know what they have in mind for the future. Several family meetings later, the adult children knew about their parents’ financial situation and how Ben and Sue planned to divide their estate.

“We’ve talked with people whose parents kept everything secret,” Ben said. “As parents age, frustrations set in for some children with unanswered questions, for others, surprises and frustrations are acted out among siblings following funeral services. Silence creates a lot of frustration.”

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Building a Support Community for Your Nonprofit

by Daniel L. Smith, Director of Development
Josiah White’s Quakerdale Foundation

Since our birth in 2018, Josiah White’s Quakerdale Foundation has had the privilege of working with two nonprofits headquartered in the greater Des Moines area. Both of these ministries are working with youth and families in Africa. What they have in common with us is that we all have the need to fundraise without increasing our paid staff.  

But How?

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Spring 2020 Campaign: Campaign Ends Today

Spring 2020 Grant Recipient Bonus Award Campaign

Lance Horbach, Co-Chair, Lennox/Quakerdale ProAm Invitational Golf Tournament“I’ve been involved in raising funds for the Quakerdale ministries for over a decade. As Co-Chair of the Lennox-Quakerdale Pro-Am golf tournament I am consistently amazed when I see a full slate of participants every year, and the vast majority participate year after year. Yes, the golf is enjoyable, but the foundation of our success for this event is the annual heart-felt passion and satisfaction each golfer treasures knowing their donation is going specifically to help children and families in the Quakerdale ministries.

Donate today, and find peace knowing ‘someone’s tomorrow’ will be better because of you.”

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