Donation Opportunities
Monetary Donations

To make a donation toward any of our projects, you may do so by check or on-line with a credit card. If you would like to make a donation by check, please make the check payable to Des Moines Community Action Agency and mail to:

100 E. Euclid Ave., Suite 101
Des Moines, Iowa 50313

Please indicate the program you are donating to in the notes section of the check.

Credit card donations may be made on-line through our shopping cart. Click here to be transferred to the shopping cart.

The shopping cart has donation items in amounts of $1, $5, $10, and $20. If you would like to make an on-line donation for a greater amount, you can either combine two items or change the quantity of of any item to get the total desired (For example a $15.00 and a $20.00 donation item would equal a $35.00 total donation. Or  changing the quantity of a $20.00  donation item to 2 would equal a $40.00 total donation.) Every dollar donated is put to good use.


Programs we are accepting donations for

We are accepting donations to our Personal Pantry fund, Holiday Food Project, Cooling Program, and Community Services fund. Click on the tabs below for more information about each.

Holida Food Project
Holiday Food Project -- More than just a meal

•  Des Moines Community Action Agency partners with other City departments, schools, businesses and organizations to coordinate this annual event.

•  Provides a 3-5 day supply of non-perishable food items and a $20.00 gift certificate to purchase fresh produce or meat.

•  A clearinghouse is used to confirm that families are unduplicated for Holiday Food Projects in the Community.

•  Our goal is to serve 1,000 families in the month of December.

If you are interested in hosting a food drive please call 515-283-4180.