There are so many ways to help us make a difference through the arts!

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    Serve on a Volunteer Committee

    It’s a great way to meet new people, while using your time and talent to help us bring the joy of arts to so many.  We have committees working on:

    • Jazz in July
    • Metro Arts Education
    • artABILITY
    • the Arty Party
    • Marketing
    • Development (Fundraising)
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    Volunteer at our Events

    No long-term commitment here.  Volunteer for a few hours, or a day or two.  The choice is up to you!  From handing out event programs to helping with set up and tear down, you’ll look great doing so in your volunteer t-shirt.  Sign up at Volunteerlocal.com

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    Have a Benefit Event

    Here’s a list of fun benefit events that individuals and corporations have done for us:

    • Brighton Collections donated proceeds from the sale of a special item for a given month
    • Anthropologie donated 10% of sales from their pre-opening event
    • Lovers of Silpada and Premiere jewelry have hosted parties and donated a percentage sales from their parties
    • A gardener hosted a plant sale
    • Host a house party and ask your friends to become a donor like you!
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    Join our Board of Directors

    This leadership team governs our organization and provides the ultimate gift of the three Ts: Time, Talent and Treasure.

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    Double your Contributions with a Matching Gift

    Companies such as Meredith Corporation, John Deere, Pella Corporation, IBM, Federal Home Loan Bank Des Moines, etc support the causes that their employees care about with a dollar for dollar match.  Check with your employer for details and be sure to send the matching gift form along with your contribution!

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    Get Dollars for Doing

    Companies such as UnitedHealthCare, John Deere and Wellmark have Dollars for Doer program where a set amount of money is given to the charity for a certain amount of time that their employees volunteer for that charity.

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    Shop on Amazon

    Before you start clicking away, be sure to select Metro Arts Alliance and Amazonsmile will designate 0.5% of your purchase of eligible products to us.

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    Give Products and/or Services

    Things like office space, web hosting services, design work, printing, frequent flyer mileage, items for silent auction packages, hotel rooms for visiting artists, etc are invaluable in-kind gifts!

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    Give Non-Cash Assets

    Gifts of stocks, land and other properties help grow our endowment.

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    Include Metro Arts in your Will

    Many people like to leave a gift to charity in their will because they want to continue to support causes that are important in their lives.

get in touch with us

Metro Arts Alliance of Greater Des Moines
3209 Ingersoll Ave. Suite 208, Des Moines, IA 50312


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