West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce Partners with Habitat for Humanity to Commemorate 100-Year Anniversary

WEST DES MOINES, IA (April 30, 2024) – The West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce (WDM Chamber) announces its partnership with Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity in celebration of the WDM Chamber's 100-Year Anniversary. This landmark collaboration marks a significant milestone in the WDM Chamber's history, showcasing a commitment to community development and service.

The WDM Chamber and Habitat for Humanity are partnering to renovate a century-old home in the Valley Junction area, aiming to raise $100,000 for the project. GuideOne Insurance, IMT Insurance, and Windsor Windows are current supporters of this project. The City of West Des Moines has made this renovation possible through the Historic WDM Housing Fund.

“This exciting project brings the community together, highlighting our efforts to increase homeownership,” said Russ Trimble, Mayor of West Des Moines. “It adds affordable housing for hard-working young families in West Des Moines.”

This collaboration highlights the WDM Chamber's ongoing commitment to community development and housing initiatives. By partnering with Habitat for Humanity, the WDM Chamber aims to address real housing needs in the community while commemorating its 100-year milestone. This project signifies an investment in the well-being of local families and a positive change in the community.

“We invite individuals and businesses alike to join us in making a lasting impact on our community,” said Katherine Harrington, President and CEO of the WDM Chamber. “Together, we can transform this house into a cherished home for a deserving family.”

For those interested in supporting this initiative, please contact Katherine Harrington at katherine@wdmchamber.org. To learn more about the WDM Chamber’s 100-Year Celebration, please visit wdmchamber.org/100-year-celebration.


About the WDM Chamber of Commerce
The West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce, established in 1924, is a dynamic organization dedicated to championing all things West Des Moines. With a focus on strengthening local businesses, providing personalized resources, and attracting a top-tier workforce, the Chamber aims to position WDM as the best suburban city in America. Celebrating a century of excellence, the Chamber boasts a diverse community of over 800 members, offering something for everyone. Explore the possibilities, learn more about the chamber, and discover how you can get involved in shaping the future of West Des Moines at wdmchamber.org.

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