Most bustling cities are known for their large attractions and glamorous life. When you hear “New York City”, you think of the Statue of Liberty. When you Chicago, you think of Millenium Park and taking a trip to Wrigley Field. But what about Des Moines? Central Iowa is overflowing with non-profits that deserve more attention.
More time should be given to explore the organizations that make up the community and the area instead of the attractions found in a Google search. Do you want to get a taste of the real Des Moines? Here are five non-profit organizations to pay a visit or a few hours (or a check?).
With the rapid growth of central Iowa in the last ten years, central Iowa has become a hot spot for growth and development. With Des Moines, West Des Moines, Waukee and dozens of others being modernized and expanded, people are always looking for the next up and coming city. The next up and coming city might surprise you but definitely shouldn’t be looked over. It is just 18 miles West of West Des Moines, has a strong community base and is undergoing a massive $2.1 million renovation to its historic downtown. Continue reading “Next Up and Coming City In Central Iowa?!”