4-21-2020 COVID-19 Update:
As we navigate these challenging and uncertain times, I want to share some reflections from the past few weeks that have encouraged me as well as an update on our next steps.
As a new executive director, I could not be more proud of the nonprofit sector, local food organ...
EAT GREATER DES MOINES provides assistance in starting or locating a community garden, finding a food pantry or meal site, finding a farmers market or farm, makes food rescue simple for donors and recipient organizations and works to support the local food system.
04/01/2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
All 6 YMCA membership facilities along with Y Camp in Boone are closed until April 13, or until further notice. When we reopen, we will communicate changes to the Y activity (hours, program, classes, etc) on our website of dmymca.org. Before and After School programs operated by the Wa...
Gifts and visits to children in crisis, with special needs, and with life-threatening illnesses.
Funds other organizations with a similar mission of aiding children.
Toy drives, letters to 'Santa' handling, prepare gifts, donate funds, visit children in hospitals and homes year round.
Annual dinner, raffle, silent a...
Eldora Community Garden, with the collaboration of Hardin County ISU Extension and the City of Eldora, has a one-acre community garden with the goal of growing produce for donation to the community via the local food pantry, Pine Lake Food Shelf, and by giving less shelf-stable produce directly to our community garden volunteers.
-Provides resources for health, financial, and public services in the community
-Assistance with accessing public assistance program and benefits
-Assistance completing forms and making phone calls on an individual’s behalf
-Referrals for basic needs and emergency assistance
-Employment services and con...