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Poverty Bay Arts Gala
Join us Friday, September 16, 2016 6pm-9:30pm for the Poverty Bay Arts Gala at the Des Moines Beach Park Event Center Auditorium. Fine Art and Entertainment Sale and Silent Auction for a Great Cause! All Proceeds Directly Fund Summer Concerts and Public Art in Des Moines! Artist Application Due: Friday 8/19/16. See event for details.





2016 Des Moines Legacy Foundation Fly Away Raffle
A VERY successful Alaska Airlines Raffle ticket sales- final night of sales photos at our DMLF booth at the Free summer concert at Des Moines Beach Park. A capacity crowd for the COATS acapella group!! $1,485 in raffle tickets sold! Winner of the two Alaska Airlines tickets was Chad Lebrowski, of Des Moines. Thank you Des Moines community for caring and supporting our raffle ticket sales! Proceeds will provide recreation scholarships for low income Des Moines youth to participate in youth recreation programs, sports and camps.



Sound Generations Thanks Des Moines Legacy Foundation for Funds to Keep HYDE Shuttle 5 Days a week
Below is a thank you from Ms. Cindy Zwart, Transportation Program Director at Sound Generations (previously Senior Services) to the Board of Directors of the Des Moines Legacy Foundation:

Dear Legacy Foundation:
Thank you so much for your support of the Des Moines/Normandy Park HYDE Shuttle! Our service makes a huge difference in the lives of seniors and people with disabilities, enabling them to access all the life-sustaining and life-enriching activities that contribute to quality of life. It is challenging to recruit sufficient volunteers to maintain the shuttle on the road five days a week and serve the community. Your funding ensures a more reliable service for the community. I also want to thank you for exemplifying the spirit of volunteerism through your own work with the foundation. Thanks for caring. Cindy Zwart

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation voted to approve $5,677 from Bayside Brunch funds to provide a paid driver for the local HYDE shuttle for one day a week through the end of 2016, keeping the local, donation only transportation service at five days a week.. Thanks to all of you who support our annual champagne brunch fundraiser at Anthony's Homeport in Des Moines. 16 years of fundraising and fun have allowed the Des Moines Legacy Foundation to truly support older adult programs and services in our community. WE ALL MAKE A DIFFERENCE!


Projects Supported by Des Moines Legacy Foundation


Des Moines Garden Projects
Des Moines Garden Projects
Sonju Community Orchard and Garden, opened in 2010, is a gathering spot for gardeners, elementary school kids, and our whole neighborhood. The garden offers annual p-patch rentals and grows food for the Des Moines Area Food Bank. Stop by and enjoy our garden paradise patch!
Des Moines Art Commision
Des Moines Art Commision
The mission of the Des Moines Arts Commission is to provide leadership in establishing cultural opportunities to improve the quality of life, enhance the aesthetic environment and to promote Des Moines as a center for great arts.



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