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How Des Moines Kids & Families Can Help After a Disaster - dsm4kids.com

With the flood waters of Harvey starting to recede, people living in the Houston area and the Gulf Coast are just starting to assess the damage and full impact of the disaster.  The recovery process will take years and has been cited as one of the costliest disasters in U.S. history.  With all the media coverage that the storm received, your kids may have asked you, “Is there anything I can do to help out?” Continue Reading…

7 Places to Donate Gently Used Kid’s Clothing in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

If it’s time to clear some space in your kiddo’s closet or their pants are now starting to look more like shorts and you’re looking for somewhere to unload the unwanted items, Des Moines provides plenty of options. Below we’ve listed seven non-profit organizations that will take your tot’s clothing donations and make sure they get to another kiddo who really needs them. Here’s our list of resources for helping you make a clean sweep this spring! Continue Reading…

5 Places to Donate Gently Used Toys in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

In the aftermath of all the Christmas frenzy, with boxes, wrapping paper, more boxes, and toys everywhere! This season of giving can leave us feeling both thankful and overwhelmed, by all of the “stuff” in our lives. (Does anyone really need 97 matchbox cars?). If you need to create a little breathing room on your child’s toy shelf, donate to one of these outstanding organizations who will give your old toys (and other items) a new life. Continue Reading…

The Best Ways 4 Kids to Give Thanks This Season - dsm4kids.com

Tis the season to be giving. Just before holiday “me” time kicks in, teach your kiddos a thing or two about giving to others. Volunteer activities are abundant in Des Moines regardless of kids’ ages or stages. Here are some thought-starters to get your kiddos to give more than they receive this holiday season. Continue Reading…