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Welcome to the Five Island Life Foundation Membership Page!

Small Town. Big Future.

 Five Island Life is an emerging non profit in Emmetsburg Iowa, with a big mission:


"Creating a vibrant, connected, and growth driven community through the 5 pillars of small business support, downtown development, community events, recreation, and art + culture."

Our 2024 Goals:

Establish an outdoor summer market.


Recruit 2-4 new downtown businesses.


Create an angel investor group for small business development and community improvement initiatives.


Bring together innovative leaders to create Five Island Life’s non profit board.

Founding Member


$1000/ Year

{3 Year Commitment}

Supporting Member


$250/ Year

{3 Year Commitment}

Ambassador Member


$500/ Year

{3 Year Commitment}

Contributing Member
{one time donation}

Every dollar makes a difference!

Make a one time donation in any amount to support the Five Island Life Foundation's vision. 

Select donation amount


Every Dollar Makes a Difference. Every Movement Creates an Impact. Meet Our Members.

Blossoming Creations, Emmetsburg IA
Stephanie & Aaron Boes, Iowa City IA
Jamie Gavle, Decorah IA
Matt & Ree Chizek, Emmetsburg IA

Anna Fencroy, Riverside CA
Lisa Oberg, Emmetsburg IA
Kristine Soenen, Cylinder IA
Matt Mundus, Chandler AZ
Joel Ellis, Deadwood SD

Dr. Rachel LePera, Denver CO

Dee & Al Schmitz, Emmetsburg IA

Five Island Lake Patrol, TX, MN, IA, NY, LA, CA

Lisa Barton, Portland ME

Molly Schneider, Cannon Falls MN

JoAnn & Rich Higgins, Emmetsburg IA

Lori Riley, Minneapolis MN

Kathy & Art Raymond, Emmetsburg IA

Deb Winkelblack, Ames IA

Meet Our Members
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