2019 Recap

Des Moines Charity Hack 2019

When: Thursday, February 21 – Saturday, February 23, 2019

Where: Des Moines Social Club

For our 2019 hackathon, the Des Moines Social Club turned into dsmHack headquarters for 48 hours. This unique location – a hub of creative energy in downtown Des Moines – was a fun, new location for our hackers to take over to solve 11 technology challenges. 2019 projects included inventory systems, websites, and a volunteer portal.

2019 hack participants, nonprofits, and board members:

2019 dsmHack Attendees


Our 2019 selected nonprofits included:

Adaptive Sports Iowa | United Upper Nile South Sudanese Community Association in Iowa

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Read more about the projects completed.


Relive dsmHack 2019

Thursday Night Photo Gallery | Friday Morning Photo GalleryFriday Lunch Photo Gallery | Saturday Evening & Final Presentations Photo Gallery


dsmHack 2019 wouldn’t have been possible without the generosity of the following sponsors:

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