Pineapple Sales-Gala

Pineapple Sales – August 7 – 18, 2019

Fresh pineapples will be in Iowa for the 42nd Annual Pineapple Sale for Camp Courageous takes places during the first half of August each year. The pineapples will be on sale at over 25 Hy-Vee Stores in Bettendorf, Cedar Rapids, Cedar Falls, Clinton, Coralville, Davenport, Dubuque, Iowa City, Marion, and Waterloo.

Most locations will have the ability to core and place the pineapple in a container for the customer.  A dollar from the sale of each pineapple will go to benefit Camp Courageous, a year-round respite and recreational facility, serving over 8,000 individuals with special needs annually.

Pineapple Gala – August 16, 2019
Tickets $60 each – Table of 10 for $600

Online ticket ordering

The 41st Annual Pineapple Gala will be held at DoubleTree Hotel and Convention Center in downtown Cedar Rapids. This is one of Iowa’s largest charity silent and live auction with nearly 400 items ranging from $5 to condos. An exceptional Hawaiian dinner, entertainment, and door prizes, including a trip for two to Hawaii, are planned for this year’s Gala. Auction items can be donated, or tickets can be obtained through the camp by calling Charlie Becker at 319-465-5916, ext. 2100 or e-mailing at

View auction items online – click here!