IMPACTING LIVES IN OUR COMMUNITY

PROUDLY SERVING DALLAS COUNTY SINCE 2005

GROWING FRESH PRODUCE DAILY

With the support of community volunteers, we grow chemical-free produce on-site.

Welcome!

We’re glad you’re visiting Waukee Area Christian Services (WACS) and welcome to our website. Whether you’re in need of assistance or you want to give back to our wonderful community, this website will serve as a helpful guide to get you started.

NEW Clothing Closet service as of 4/1/2022:  We are excited to offer our clients the opportunity to now shop once a month for children’s clothing (ages 4-14) during our regular open hours.

We welcome your new and like-new kids clothing donations at our offsite donation processing center located at the SIDE DOOR of Burn Boot Camp, 650 Ashworth, Waukee on Mondays from 1:30-4:30pm and Thursdays from 5:30-7:30pm.

Look for more information to come soon.

Clients

At WACS we utilize the term “clients” when referring to individuals/families who are in need of assistance. Information on the various forms of assistance available is found under Client Services.

Food Pantry:  Available assistance and hours of operation

Health Clinic:  Available assistance and hours of operation

Community Garden:  Fresh produce from our own on-site garden

Seasonal Programs: Special programs throughout the year

Children: Special opportunities for youth

Additional Resources: Client resources outside of our scope of services

 

Donations and Volunteers

Community support is critical to our ability to serve those who need it most in Dallas County. That support comes in many forms—monetary donations, food/household donations, and service. Information on the various ways you can support WACS is found under Get Involved.

Donate:  Areas of focus for donations

Volunteer:  Opportunities to signup and serve

Food Drives:  Information on hosting a food drive

Seasonal Drives: Holiday and back-to-school events

WACS Hours

Monday:  12 p.m.  6 p.m.

Tuesday:  9 a.m. 3 p.m.

Wednesday:  9 a.m. 3 p.m.

Thursday:  9 a.m. 3 p.m.

Friday:  CLOSED

Saturday: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Sunday:  CLOSED

Phone

(515) 987-5523

Location

NW entrance of Westview Church

1155 S.E. Boone Drive

Waukee, IA 50263

What is Food Insecurity

Food insecurity is defined as not always having enough food or access to healthy food options, which can lead to hunger. Families may become insecure at any time, and it is often not permanent, but can have lasting effects.

Who Does it Affect in Dallas County?

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Waukee Area Christian Services does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, color, national origin, sex, disability, veteran status, political beliefs, religion, sexual orientation, or age in the administration of its employment, admissions policies or other agency-administered programs. Attendance at religious services is not required to receive services.

Holiday Food Donation Drive

Food is often the centerpiece of holiday family gatherings.  With your help, our clients have the opportunity to receive the ingredients for a bonus holiday meal in November and in December as well as Christmas gifts for their children.

Please consider sharing your blessings right here in our community.

Update: You and your organization can print checklists to share with others who can help!  Click the "Printable Food Drive Checklist Handout" button below.

School Supply Donation Drive

Let’s help kids in our community start the school year ready to learn!

Please donate to our school supplies drive.

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