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
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.