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Tate's Army is a 501c3 non-profit

We promote lawn mower safety and accident awareness

Our Mission & Vision

Tate’s Army will educate, support and advocate for lawn mower & machinery safety awareness and prevention, along with direct financial assistance for families affected by accidents involving lawn mower and machinery equipment.

Our Story


With every dollar raised, Tate’s Army will develop and disseminate lawn mower and machinery safety information for families and communities, as well as contribute to a direct assistance fund for families affected by accidents involving lawn mower & machinery equipment.

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Have you or someone close to you been affected by a lawn mower or machinery equipment accident? Fill out our online application for assistance to be considered eligible for our direct assistance fund.

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Tate’s Story

Tate Manahl was just three when he was accidentally run over by a lawnmower. His injuries were severe and life-threatening from the stomach down. He was airlifted to The University of Iowa Stead Family and Children’s Hospital, where doctors would fight to save his life and his legs.

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Ways To Donate

The University of Iowa Stead Family and Children’s Hospital

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital is designed as a healing environment that improves the health and well-being of children and their families. Plans include expanding existing programs and developing new services on-site and throughout Iowa to meet the current and future needs of Iowa’s children.

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