Due to COVID-19, we are not currently accepting in-person donations. We encourage you to hold on to your Clothing Closet donations until we are able to accept them. Please refer to our Amazon Needs List for items that can be shipped directly to us.
We appreciate and depend on donations to run our programs. Following are some of the ways you can help support West Des Moines Human Services...
- Personal care items (shampoo, soap, deodorant, toothpaste, toilet paper, etc)
- Clothing and Shoes (new or gently-used - for all ages)
- Small Household Items (lamps, sheets, blankets, kitchen items, pots and pans, etc.)
- Grocery food cards
Need of the Month:
We welcome your donations at any time. We have also set up an annual "need of the month" schedule to encourage donations - many of these items are listed on our Amazon needs list where you can order and have the products shipped directly to us:
January: Paper products (toilet paper, Kleenex, paper towels)
February: Feminine Supplies
March: Diapers & Wipes
April: Laundry Detergent
May: Soap & Deodorant
June: Sunscreen & Bug Spray
July: Shampoo & Conditioner
August: School Supplies
September: Toothpaste, Toothbrushes & Floss
October: Winter Apparel (coats, boots, hats, mittens, scarves, etc.)
November: Grocery food cards
December: New, unwrapped toys & teen gifts
Donations may be dropped off at West Des Moines Human Services located at 139 6th Street between 8:30 am and 4 pm, Monday through Friday, or between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month through November.
Collection Drives & Fundraisers:
If you are interested in holding a drive to collect items we are in need of, or a fundraiser to benefit our programs, please contact us for more information on partnering with West Des Moines Human Services. Click here for some collection drive ideas
Monetary gifts are greatly appreciated and can help us purchase needed items at a discount. Donations can be made online by clicking DONATE NOW or you may mail or drop off a check to the address below. Please make checks payable to West Des Moines Human Services.
West Des Moines Human Services
139 6th Street
P.O. Box 65320
West Des Moines, IA 50265-0320
Thank you for your support! Please contact us with any questions at 515-222-3663.