Free Community Meal and Resource Fair
We are kicking off Welcoming Week with a free community meal and resource fair. Stop by Polk County River Place on September 10, from 2PM-5PM and enjoy some free food, music, games and more.
Polk County is partnering with the African American Leadership Academy to foster belonging in Polk County, Iowa. What better way to do that then having a free meal together! We hope this events brings people together from all different backgrounds to enjoy local food and also learn about the resources available to everyone who lives, works and plays in Polk County.
Food vendors include:
What The Fries
Sabores De Mexico
Strictly Good Eats
Resource Fair vendors include:
Small Business Administration
Free to Serve Financial Ministries
Evelyn K Davis Center
Neighborhood Finance Corp
Lutheran Services of Iowa
Iowa Alliance for Healthy Kids
Eat Greater Des Moines
Grace Fitness LLC
Investing In My Future
Welcoming Week is an initiative created by Welcoming America, a nonprofit leading a movement of inclusive communities becoming more prosperous by ensuring everyone belongs, including immigrants. The theme this year is Where We Belong
Learn more about Polk County Welcoming Week events here
This event is not currently scheduled.