11 Good Deeds

Feed a first responder

Donate $10 to sponsor a “thank you” meal for a first responder or healthcare worker. At least 50% of these meals will be purchased to help local, minority-owned restaurants.

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World Central Kitchen
World Central Kitchen

World Central Kitchen uses the power of food to heal communities in times of crisis and beyond. WCK has served more than 40 million fresh meals to people impacted by natural disasters and other crises around the world, including 30 million nourishing meals to communities needing support during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Principal Fundation

Made possible by the Principal Financial Group Fund at the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines.


How it works

Step 1
Donate a meal

$10 provides one freshly made, nutritious meal.

Step 2
Thank a first responder

Meals are served directly to healthcare workers, firefighters, EMTs, paramedics and others on the front lines.

Step 3
Support local restaurants

Every meal is purchased from a local, independently owned restaurant, many of which are minority owned.

Your impact

One meal can give a first responder the strength they need to keep fighting.

Your support provides more than just a meal. A plate of food is nourishment, comfort, and gratitude for those who work tirelessly to keep us safe and healthy every day.

In response to COVID-19, WCK has provided +30MM meals to communities in need.

Your donation sustains key members of the community. Remember, we’re all in this together and it’s through collective effort that we can recover from the pandemic, stronger than ever.