Announcing Our 2019 Des Moines Charity Hack Nonprofits

We’re excited to announce the 2019 nonprofits benefiting from our annual hackathon. Revealed this evening at our kick-off event, they will be receiving the assistance of a combined 100 volunteers who will help create websites, databases, mapping tools, and more, for free over the next 48 hours.

Follow along on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram as we help these nonprofits over the next 48 hours. And, tune in live Saturday night on Facebook to watch the final project presentations!


dsmHack’s 2019 Nonprofit Organizations


PrintAdaptive Sports Iowa’s goal is to bring fun, excitement and exercise to enhance the quality of life of amazing athletes with physical disabilities in Iowa.

Learn more about Adaptive Sports Iowa.


bbbsBig Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa helps children realize their potential and build their futures through a mentoring network.

Learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa.



PrintCommunity Support Advocates provides support services to almost 1100 individuals. The individuals supported experience a wide range of disabilities, including intellectual disabilities and other developmental disabilities, brain injury, mental illness and substance abuse.

Learn more about Community Support Advocates.


logo-fciFree Clinics of Iowa is the largest network of free medical clinics in the state of Iowa.

Learn more about Free Clinics of Iowa.


Habitat for Humanity is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes.

Learn more about Habitat for Humanity.


ihyc-logoIowa Homeless Youth Centers works to eliminate homelessness among children, youth and families in Central Iowa.

Learn more about Iowa Homeless Youth Centers.


irisIowa Radio Reading Information Service for the Blind recruits volunteers to read print publications aloud for Iowans who cannot comfortably hold print material or access the words on the page.

Learn more about Iowa Radio Reading Information Service for the Blind.



les-damesLes Dames D’Escoffier Greater Des Moines is a philanthropic organization of women leaders in the fields of food, fine beverage and hospitality.

Learn more about Les Dames D’Escoffier Greater Des Moines.





maw_iowa-blueMake-A-Wish Iowa is making wishes come true for children diagnosed with critical illnesses.  A wish is granted every other day in the state of Iowa.

Learn more about Make-A-Wish Iowa.


United Upper Nile South Sudanese Community Association in Iowa supports immigrant and refugee communities in the state.


walnut-creek-watershed-coalitionWalnut Creek Watershed Association was developed to address environmental and flooding concerns seen throughout the watershed and in the creek.

Learn more about Walnut Creek Watershed Association.