Joyful Giving: Stories of Sharing Hope and Love

ICGC Nonprofit Member Organizations

Christ-centered missions are what our nonprofit members are all about. These Kingdom builders are on the frontlines every day working to be the hands and feet of Christ. As members of ICGC, they are receiving the education, tools and inspiration necessary to grow and support their missions and visions.

In addition to non-profit membership, ICGC welcomes individuals and couples who are interested in connecting with others interested in transformational Kingdom-minded generosity.
2550 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines, IA 50310

AGAPE demonstrates the Truth and unconditional love of Jesus in a safe and confidential environment to women, men, and families experiencing pregnancy or the effects of sexual relationships. AGAPE faithfully serves the people in the Des Moines and Indianola areas by providing help and giving HOPE through the front lines of pregnancy services and beyond.
Agape Empowerment Center
2341 Scenic Valley Drive, West Des Moines, IA 50265

The Agape Empowerment Center is a Christ-centered organization committed to inspiring the next generation of Liberians by providing unparalleled opportunities for children in our care. We honor Christ in all we do, treat every child as a son or daughter of God, make impossible dreams happen, and strive to be the best in everything we do.
America's Family Coaches
6500 University Ave, Ste 100, PMB#150, Windsor Heights, IA 50324

Dr. Gary and Barb Rosberg, America’s Family Coaches, have been coaching, encouraging and equipping marriages since 1983. Their mission is: Championing marriage for the cause of Christ by coaching husbands and wives to experience a great marriage for a lifetime... and for the sake of the next generation.
Ankeny Christian Academy
1604 West 1st St, Ankeny, IA 50023

The vision of Ankeny Christian Academy is for students to attain an excellent Christ-centered education leading them to live morally and ethically. This will successfully prepare students to live, work, and raise their families according to the standards of Christ as they assume their adult roles in society and carry out the principles of the Great Commission.
Biking For Babies
PO Box 644, St. Charles, MO 63302

Biking for Babies proclaims the dignity of human life by uniting cycling with the formation of young adults into missionary disciples of Jesus Christ. Our vision is a society that embraces the immeasurable worth of every human life from conception to natural death. Through prayer, evangelization, raising awareness, and financial support for women and families in unplanned pregnancies, and following Jesus by carrying our cross, we are renewing a culture of life across the country.
Blessman International
2557 106th Street, Urbandale, IA 50322

Blessman International is a Christian, faith-based mission organization working to meet the needs of impoverished children and families in the South African province of Limpopo.
Blessman International, their donors and volunteers bring to South Africa children and their families God’s love and eternal hope through faith formation and locally sustainable programs.
Caring Hands
201 9th St NE, Altoona, IA 50009

Caring Hands is a network of Christian Churches and community partners that mobilizes eastern Polk County for compassionate service toward our neighbors. We carry out our ministry according to our core values: everyone matters, everyone has a part to play, and it’s all about Jesus.
Central Iowa Fellowship Of Christian Athletes
2500 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311

Our mission is to lead every coach and athlete into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and His church. We have a vision to see the world transformed by Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes. Our relationships will demonstrate steadfast commitment to Jesus Christ and His Word through Integrity, Serving, Teamwork and Excellence.
Change Course
2500 University Ave, #311, Des Moines, IA 50311

Change Course is a career development program that provides training in highly sought-after skills along with leadership and personal development, to give people who need a second chance in Des Moines a way to stop living paycheck to paycheck and launch a career. Our mission is to put an end to relational, economic, and spiritual poverty by giving hope, untapping creativity, and empowering participants in a Christ loving community.
Christ-Life Center
1900 86th St, Clive, IA 50325

The Christ-Life Center is a place to grow forward together through community and education in a welcoming and healthy atmosphere of love demonstrated through acceptance, encouragement, and accountability. We are connecting and empowering people of all ages to be transformed by living Christ-centered lives.
Cross Trainers
6500 University Ave, Ste 100, PMB#140, Windsor Heights, IA 50324

Equipping men with the spiritual tools to enhance their relationship with God, their wives, children, church, friends, and community. What started as an expansion of an accountability group, CrossTrainers is now one of the most meaningful and sustaining gatherings of men known in the US.
Des Moines Christian School
13007 Douglas Pkway, Urbandale, IA 50323

At Des Moines Christian School, our mission is to equip minds and nurture hearts to impact the world for Jesus Christ. Des Moines Christian School is committed to academic excellence and our mission remains central in all teaching and learning activities from early education through high school.
Developing Great Relationships
1111 Washington Street, Pella, IA 50219

Your Marriage Matters To Us.
Developing Great Relationships is a biblically based ministry that develops servant-based relationships. Nothing is more important to the team at DGR than helping couples model the servanthood of Jesus. For over 12 years, we’ve helped 600+ couples learn a different way— Jesus’ way—and it’s life changing.

Garden Gate Ranch

Garden Gate Ranch is a faith-based Christian organization providing safe housing and restorative and transitional services for sexually-exploited women and their children.
Our vision seeks to rally our communities to ensure that all women are free from exploitation and abuse.
GoServ Global
310 E Broadway St., Eagle Grove, IA 50533

GoServ Global shares God's love by delivering hope. We respond to disaster and tragedy by mobilizing people and resources. Our vision is to empower those we serve and serve alongside to be World Changers transformed through Jesus.
Grand View Christian School
Middle & High School 515-630-1250
1701 E. 33rd St, Des Moines, IA 50317

Elementary School 515-777-3977
2905 NE 46th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317

Our mission is to provide high quality christian education, and to provide opportunity for students to develop as Biblically defined holistic persons for useful, productive, sustainable, meaningful and joyful service in all areas of life, to the glory of God and to the good of all people.
Hope Ministries
Admin Offices: 5075 University, ste B, Pleasant hill, IA 50327
See website for all locations

Hope Ministries mission is to rescue those who are homeless, hungry, abused or addicted, providing opportunities for hope, recovery and restoration through the love of Jesus Christ. We provide free meals, clothing, shelter and Christ-centered residential life recovery programs for men, women and children out of seven ministry centers around Des Moines.
Impact Iowa's Heroes
6500 University Ave, Ste 100
PMB #160
Windsor Heights, IA 50324

Our mission is to honor and strengthen Iowa's first responder and military marriages by providing relevant coaching, encouraging the development of community with one another, and rallying the support of the citizens of Iowa.
InnerVisions HealthCare
See website for locations

Innervisions HealthCare provides women and men facing unplanned pregnancies or sexually transmitted diseases with compassionate, non-judgmental, and truthful information, sexual integrity education, and free medical care, to empower them to make the most informed decisions for themselves and their families.
International Cooperating Ministries
1901 North Armistead Ave, Hampton, VA 23666

Our mission is to nurture believers and assist church growth worldwide. We partner with indigenous ministries to equip local churches with a permanent church building and practical discipleship tools for oral learners. Our vision is to have a healthy church within walking distance of everyone in the world.
Iowa Catholic Radio
1355 50th St., Suite 500, West Des Moines, IA 50266

Iowa Catholic Radio seeks to evangelize through a media platform designed to help people discover the full truth about themselves and the relevance of the Catholic faith. We provide Catholic teaching, news, and inspiration.
Iowa Right To Life
1450 E 33rd Street, Des Moines, IA 50317

Iowa Right to Life is committed to fostering and promoting public support for responsible life affirming alternatives to abortion, infanticide and euthanasia. Through grassroots lobbying, educational efforts and public-awareness programs, Iowa Right to Life has been on the front lines, working with thousands of Pro-lifers across Iowa to promote the value of human life.
2326 Euclid Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

Joppa helps homeless people survive, find housing and rebuild their lives. Our mission is to create communities of unconditional love, support and hope for the homeless, as we work together to prevent and ultimately end homelessness.
Joshua Christian Academy
1740 Garfield, Des Moines, IA 50316

Our mission is to build a Christ-centered academic foundation within the hearts and minds of urban children, equipping them and their families to serve God and others to their fullest potential through outstanding biblical education. Joshua Christian Academy covenants with the families and churches of urban Des Moines to provide an excellent, affordable Christian education.
Leading With Power
P.O.Box 3795, Urbandale, IA 50323

Building up men to be better husbands, fathers and leaders.
Leading With Power lights the fire in men’s hearts with dynamic, positive, and uplifting speakers. We equip all men who are looking for inspiration, encouragement and empowerment and who want to grow in their faith advancing the Kingdom of God.
Life 107.1
3737 Woodland Ave. Suite #600, West Des Moines, IA 50266

Life 107.1 exists to lead people to Christ and nurture believers in their spiritual growth through Christ-centered media.
Many Hands
709 Main St, Pella, Iowa, 50219

Many Hands is an Iowa-based nonprofit creating local and global life transformation. Established in 2008, the organization aims to ignite generosity, grow community, and take people on IMPACT journeys to carve a new, better path to life. Each year, the organization reaches at least 25,000 people through its operations in the Caribbean, IMPACT Trips serving in Abaco, Bahamas, and Many Hands Thrift Markets located in Iowa. Many Hands is called to transform together, to be love in action, in a broken world.
Martha's House
P.O Box 305, Ames, Iowa 50010

Martha's House of Hope is a non-profit organization, founded by Roman Catholic individuals committed to providing shelter, life skills and hope to pregnant mothers and their babies; to strive for lives of self-reliance, a sense of service and the realization of their God-given dignity, regardless of their beliefs. We seek to partner with people of all faiths who desire to support this mission with their prayers, time, talent and/or treasure.
Meals From The Heartland
357 Lincoln St, West Des Moines, IA 50265
We are a faith-related organization that believes in the importance of prayer, volunteer service and financial giving to help save starving children. We are made up of volunteers from businesses, schools, churches and community organizations who package meals for delivery to malnourished people in Iowa, across the United States and around the world.
National Christian Foundation
Glenda Waldschmidt - NCF Iowa Representative
Vice President – National Relationship Manager

National Christian Foundation (NCF) has the most creative giving solutions available today. Through a giving platform that includes donor-advised funds, expert strategies for non-cash giving, and highly personalized service our team helps families create their unique Giving Strategy, send more to their favorite charities, and connect with the larger generosity movement taking place around the world.
Overflow Thrift Store
202 S. Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010

Overflow is a community effort to care for people in need through reselling and recycling clean, affordable goods. We transform the abundance God brings us into contributions to organizations serving those in need, locally and abroad. Additionally, we provide local organizations donations of free merchandise so the families they serve can survive and thrive.
Pulse 101.7
33365 335th Street, Waukee, IA 50263

Listen to the music you love without compromising your faith! Choose 100% positive media for you and your family. Pulse 101.7FM exists to help you keep focused on things that are good for your heart!
Ruth Harbor Ministries
534 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50312

Through grace, Ruth Harbor Ministries provides Christ-centered homes, programs and services resulting in positive life change for young moms who are facing unplanned pregnancies or parenting young children. All services are provided at no cost to the residents, and as an interdenominational, Christ-centered ministry, we rely solely on the support of corporate and private funding.
Safe Families for Children
Des Moines, IA Chapter

Safe Families for Children (SFFC) hosts vulnerable children and creates extended family-like supports for families facing a crisis through a community of compassionate volunteers to keep children safe and families together. We bring church and community together, mobilizing an army of volunteers to advocate for vulnerable children and socially isolated families.
Single Parent Provision
2041 Grand Ave, Ste D, West Des Moines, 50265

Single Parent Provision (SPP) Mission: To glorify God by partnering with single parents to help strengthen their lives and the lives of their families. Vision: We will honor and glorify God through the provision of needed support and growth opportunities while fostering relationships with single parents and their families.
Spurgeon Senior Community
1204 Linden St, Dallas Center, IA 50063

Spurgeon Senior Community is a free standing non-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) providing the needs of seniors at all levels of care. Our mission is to provide care with respect and dignity in a loving Christian community. Our vision is to provide the best senior care in the nation.
The Family Leader
P.O.Box 42245, Urbandale, IA, 50323

The FAMiLY Leader Mission is to strengthen families, by inspiring Christ-like leadership in the home, the church, and the government. The FAMiLY Leader wants to see a revived America that honors God and blesses people. The true power to change America lies in the Church becoming the salt and light Christ intended.
The Well
641-621-0164 (Pella)
Please visit the website for locations.

The Well combines the love of Jesus, the help of our communities and the strength in each person to find hope for life. The Well Resource Center is for people who are struggling to explore, connect and experience the love of Jesus that leads to transformation and stability in life. The Well Thrift Store partners with communities; funding The Well’s goal of offering help and hope.
Unconventional Business Network
10550 Barkley Street Suite 201, Overland Park, KS 66212

Unconventional Business Network is a nonprofit, membership organization equipping male and female Christian business owners, leaders and professionals to integrate their faith at work. Founded in 2001, Unconventional Business Network has impacted 450,000+ professionals and continues to change lives and transform workplaces. As a global network, we offer industry events, membership meetings, access to experts and business resources, plus more.
Wildwood Hills Ranch
2552 Union Lane, St. Charles, IA 50240

Wildwood Hills Ranch exists to transform lives and strengthen communities by providing healing, hope and God’s unconditional love to youth at risk and veterans in need. The Ranch provides 100% scholarships for educational programming, leadership development training, and equestrian therapy to over 1,000 vulnerable youth and veterans annually. Wildwood Hills Ranch is breaking cycles and building leaders.
Youth For Christ
PO Box 243, Mason City, IA 50402-0243

YFC reaches young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other like-minded partners to raise up lifelong followers of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to prayer and the Word of God, passion for sharing the love of Christ and commitment to social involvement.

Virtual Zoom Lunch

Dan Herod

Wednesday, May 12 
(12:00 - 1:00 PM)
Overcoming It All
Dan Herod is a husband, father, friend, communicator and author. He and his family are no strangers to adversity. After enduring two consecutive miscarriages, they encountered an unimaginable tragedy when their 13-month-old daughter passed away from SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). Since that fateful day, Dan and his family have found the key to living an incredibly abundant life in the midst of overwhelmingly heartbreaking circumstances.

Dan lives to encourage everyone to live the best life possible. For over 15 years he has been speaking to groups of all ages and sizes. Dan tells humorous stories and shares compelling experiences in each and every talk he gives. It is his joy to share what he has discovered in the most difficult season of his life.

Since 2010, Dan has served as the Youth Alive Director for Wisconsin and Northern Michigan. Youth Alive is an organization committed to helping students live the best life possible. He loves to spend time with his family and finds immense joy serving as a volunteer fire department in his community. Dan and his family reside in central Wisconsin where the summers are ever so beautifully breathtaking, and the winters are so cold they take your breath away.

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Dallas Steward

Thursday, May 13 
(11:45 - 1:00 PM)
Assistant Coach at Michigan Tech
Dallas Steward enters his fourth season as an assistant coach at Michigan Tech in 2020-21. During his first season, Steward and the Huskies went to the NCAA Tournament after winning the WCHA Championship Game. Tech finished 22-17-5 overall and was ranked No. 16 in the final USCHO poll. Four players have signed NHL contracts in his first two seasons at Michigan Tech.

Steward was an Associate Head Coach with the Chicago Steel of the USHL for two seasons from 2015-17. The 2016-17 team went 38-17-2 in the regular season, defeated Youngstown and Dubuque in the first two rounds of the playoffs, and won the USHL Championship with an overtime win over Sioux City in Game 5 of the Clark Cup.

Steward started his coaching career with the Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL) as an assistant coach and scouting director from 2011-15. He helped lead the team to three consecutive playoff berths and a Clark Cup title in 2014-15.

Steward played 138 games over four years at the University of Alaska Anchorage from 2000-04. He scored 27 goals and added 32 assists as a forward, was an assistant captain as a senior, and a three-time WCHA All-Academic selection. Steward went on to play six years of professional hockey in both the CHL and ECHL from 2004-10.

Prior to college, Steward played three seasons with the Green Bay Gamblers, winning the Clark Cup in 2000. He amassed a total of 74 points over three seasons with the Gamblers, including 18 goals and 27 assists in their championship season.
The Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin native has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and public communication from UAA. He and his wife Janet have two daughters, Jade and Blake.

A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.
Proverbs 11:25
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