Service Projects

As moms, we each have a unique relationship with our communities⁠—and a unique talent for seeing needs and finding ways to help. MOMS Club of West Des Moines is proud to partner with a number of organizations throughout the metro area that work to make happier, healthier lives possible for all.

Des Moines Children's Museum

The vision of the Des Moines Children's Museum is to set children on the path to fulfill their potential and become engaged community members and global citizens in an innovative, top-rated museum where children and families create memories in an environment committed to fostering their natural curiosity

Food Bank of Iowa

The Food Bank of Iowa provides food for Iowa children, families, and seniors, allowing them to lead full and active lives and strengthening the communities where they live.

West Des Moines Health & Human Services

The Human Services office provides emergency assistance for rent and utilities, transportation, handyman services, youth recreational assistance, clothing and food assistance in addition to many other programs for those struggling with poverty.

Count the Kicks

Count the Kicks is a stillbirth prevention public health campaign that encourages expectant parents to track their baby’s movements daily during the third trimester of pregnancy and contact their healthcare provider right away if there is a change in what’s normal for their baby.

Youth Emergency Services & Shelter

YESS provides a safety net of programs designed to help kids when they need it most, including emergency shelter, crisis nursery care, mental health counseling, and care coordination. As Iowa's largest provider of emergency services for youth, the agency connects more than 2,000 children per year with healing and hope.

Hawthorn Hill

Hawthorn Hill's mission is to establish and operate housing programs for homeless families with children that help them obtain permanent housing and to provide services to help families achieve economic self-sufficiency.

Blank Children's Hospital

Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, is the pediatric hospital of UnityPoint Health-Iowa Methodist Medical Center. It is a teaching hospital. It currently offers care through a variety of resources, including a Level IIIB neonatal intensive care unit offering private rooms, and a pediatric intensive care unit.

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