Des Moines Area Religious Council

With important programs to feed, assist and nurture the needs of greater Des Moines, the Des Moines Area Religious Council (DMARC) works with over 130 member congregations from four different faith traditions.

Our Mission

Religious communities working together to meet basic human needs for the greater Des Moines community.

Our Services

Learn more about our Food Pantry Network, Housing Stability Fund and Interfaith Engagement.


Food Pantry Network
DMARC partners with 12 Greater Des Moines food pantries to provide food for those in need.

Housing Stability Fund
DMARC’s Housing Stability Fund provides emergency financial assistance to prevent families from becoming homeless.

Interfaith Engagement
We take pride in offering a variety of opportunities for interfaith engagement.


Video Resources

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Fresh Produce Donations
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