Meetings Fourth Tuesday of Every Month at West Des Moines Christian Church
at 1 pm and 6:30 pm

2014 Community Giving Annual Report

What a wonderful year for Community Giving! Our focus charity for the year was the YMCA Supportive Housing Campus. Our goal was 50 twin quilts, and we surpassed our goal by 50%.

Following is our list of charities and the donations made on behalf of the DMAQG in 2014.
YMCA Supportive Housing Campus 76 twin quilts and 19.6 lb personal hygiene products
Ramsey Retirement Villages 29 lap quilts
Child Serves 28 children’s quilts and 6 clothing protectors
Churches United Shelters 18 lb personal hygiene products
Ronald McDonald Houses 26.8 lb tab tops
Young Women’s Resource Centers 28 pillow cases
Hope Ministriess 3 full quilts
Veteran’s Hospital, DSMs 6 patriotic quilts
Bernie Lorenz Houses 25 lb personal hygiene products
The Preemie Projects 37 quilts plus knitted caps
Catholic Charities, St. Mary’s Family Centers 48 pillow cases and 20 lb personal hygiene products
Mercy NICUs 55 quilts (Loose Threads)
186 placements in reserves

There was also an impressive number of pillow cases given to the 1 Million Pillowcase Challenge through our Programs for September.
We could not have achieved all this without the talent, dedication, and generosity of our members. Thank you!

Phyllis Blood and Sandy Lanning, Community Giving Co-Chairs