ABOUT US

Waukee Area Christian Services

Waukee Area Christian Services (WACS) is a non-profit outreach ministry supported by Waukee area churches.  Our organization is united in helping people in Waukee and all of Dallas County with supplemental food, basic health care and assistance with housing and school essentials.

All services are volunteer-driven and supported by donations from citizens like you.

If you’re in need of our services or want to get involved, please connect with us by phone (515) 987-5523 or the Contact Us page.

Mission Statement

Waukee Area Christian Services’ mission is to serve people’s immediate needs and create connections for lifelong wellness.

Vision Statement

A community where all are physically, emotionally, and spiritually healthy.

Meet the Team

Melissa Stimple
Executive Director

I’m Passionate About 

  • Serving others
  • Time with family and friends
  • Traveling 

My Favorite Foods Are

  • Mexican
  • Macaroni & Tomatoes
  • Any new restaurant

What I Do In My Free Time

  • Camping
  • Bike rides
  • Almost any outside adventure

Heather Van Leeuwen
Client Advocate

I’m Passionate About 

  • Sharing Christ’s love and grace
  • Quality time with family and friends
  • Traveling and making memories

My Favorite Foods Are

  • Fresh fruit
  • Spaghetti
  • Ice cream

What I Do In My Free Time

  • Playing outside with my husband and children
  • Reading good books
  • Scrapbooking our fun adventures

Cindy Macarthy
Food Pantry Manager

I’m Passionate About 

  • Helping families in our community
  • Making a difference in ending hunger

My Favorite Foods Are

  • Blueberries
  • Dark Chocolate

What I Like To Do In My Free Time 

  • Spending time with family
  • Making cards for others
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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