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


We are glad you are visiting Waukee Area Christian Services (WACS) and want to welcome both clients and volunteers to our website. Whether that is because 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.



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 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


(515) 987-5523


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.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)Temporary Changes in Our Operations

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Food Pantry has moved to a "drive-through" method of service.   All food is pre-packaged and safely handed out curb side.  Drive up to the main entrance, stay in your vehicle, and a volunteer will meet you at your window.  This includes regular monthly food pantry and "anytime" food.     Donations can also be dropped off in the drive-through.  

Important Update:
The Free Medical Clinic is open
on Monday evenings from 5:30 – 7:00 PM
by appointment only. 
Please call 515-987-5523 to
schedule an appointment.

To locate other resources please call the United Way hotline 2-1-1. 

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