Consider other ways you can lend your financial support.

Smash Park

SMASH PARK is giving back to us is via their SERVE LOCAL PROGRAM. Enrolling is easy – simply click the link, enroll, then visit Smash Park anytime and give them your phone number each time (for tracking) and they will donate a percentage of every purchase directly to us.


We’re proud to be a Thrivent Choice®-enrolled organization. Through the Thrivent programs, we are eligible to receive grant dollars, fee-free donations, and support from Thrivent Action Team service projects. To learn more about Thrivent’s membership benefits and generosity programs visit

Hy-Vee One Step Cereal

Cereal can save lives! With generous community partners like Hy-Vee, joining the fight against hunger has never been easier. Help fund one meal for a child in need with every box of One Step Cereal you purchase for your family. It’s that simple! Click here to learn more about the One Step program.

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Woodworking For a Cause

Our generous builder, Brian, will donate 10% of the proceeds from each beautiful hand-made wooden planter box or flag purchased to us. Many sizes and options are available and he’s always looking for new projects, so send a request his way! Be sure an mention us when you place your order. Check out his Facebook store or feel to contact Brian directly to order at – or
(760) 583-2525.

Corporate Match Giving and Volunteerism Programs

Over 500 local companies offer match giving and volunteerism programs. Check with your Human Resources department to see what programs are available. Be sure and designate Meals from the Heartland if you donate via United Way. Thank you for your support!

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Applebee’s Together We Care Tuesdays

We are proud to sponsor with Applebee’s on Mills Civic Pkwy. in West Des Moines! Select Tuesdays during the year, dine in, pick up curbside, or have dinner delivered! 50% of food sales ordered from the special menu will be donated to us to help feed starving children! 2022 Together We Care Tuesdays will be announced soon. 

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