OUR MISSION IS TO HELP AT RISK STUDENTS IN THE WEST DES MOINES COMMUNITY SCHOOLS REACH THEIR FULLEST POTENTIAL. As part of the West Des Moines Community Schools Foundation, our programs focus on reducing childhood hunger and promoting health and wellness
$8300! Thanks to everyone who came out to the WDMLA’s No Child Goes Hungry Event. We appreciate everyone’s support. This will buy 1660 packs for hungry students in West Des Moines.”
- Kids who are hungry do poorly in school and are unlikely to grow into productive adults.
- 1 in 5 children in Iowa do not have enough to eat each day.
- 1 in 3 West Des Moines Community School students participate in the federal meal programs.
- There are no congregate meal sites in West Des Moines that are open on the weekend.