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Here for Good

We are dedicated to "Doing the Most Good" in Des Moines.

Who We Are

No matter what the circumstance or challenge, we are here for you.

More than 11 percent of central Iowans are living below the federal poverty line, meaning they can’t afford food, housing, medical care and other basic needs. Many families above the federal poverty line are one flat tire or one emergency room visit away from crisis.

The Salvation Army of Des Moines partners with individuals and families to help meet their physical, emotional and spiritual needs and get them back on their feet. And because poverty doesn't have to be permanent, we help create a pathway out of challenging, persistent circumstances.

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Our Local Leadership

Majors Jason and Mary Poff
City Leaders
 

Get in Touch

The Salvation Army Des Moines City Administrative Office
1330 Sixth Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-282-3599

Office hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - noon & 1 - 4:30 p.m.

Major Jason Poff, Iowa Capital Area Coordinator
Amy DeCastro, Assistant to the City Coordinator
Randee Wirth, Accounting & Finance
John Foster, Development
Tamyra Harrison, Public Relations & Special Events Coordinator
 

The Salvation Army Des Moines Citadel Worship & Service Center
1216 E. 25th Court
Des Moines, IA 50317
515-266-3156

Office hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Major Mary Poff, Corps Administrator
 

The Salvation Army Des Moines Temple Worship & Service Center
1326-1330 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-282-3422

Office hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - noon & 1-4 p.m.

Lieutenants Joey and Pam Gates, Corps Officers
 

The Salvation Army Des Moines Adult Rehabilitation Center
133 E. 2nd St. 
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-243-4277

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