Holiday Lights annual event raises $150,000 in support of Helping Services for Youth and Families programs ...

Having completed its 19th year, Holiday Lights continues to be a community event that also serves as Helping Services for Youth & Families’ most important fundraiser. Helping Services for Youth & Families is a nonprofit organization with programs that promote healthier and safer families and youth in northeast Iowa.

This year, Holiday Lights brought 4,445 cars through Pulpit Rock Campground in Decorah, hosted 3,148 visitors for the opening night walk-through event, and enlisted the help of over 425 volunteers throughout the season. Holiday Lights raised over $150,000 in free-will donations and sponsorships to support Helping Services’ programs. Those who are interested in ways to support Holiday Lights and Helping Services for Youth & Families are encouraged to contact or 563-387-1720.

Helping Services for Youth & Families appreciates all of the volunteers, sponsors and visitors who made Holiday Lights a success again this year. Save the date for the 20th annual Holiday Lights opening Walk-through Night scheduled for Wednesday, November 27 of this new year. Submitted photos.