​​​​​​The Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families is fortunate to have a group of businesses from throughout Central Iowa that are partners in this life transforming Center.

Some are partners in our work space on-the-job training program, giving individuals the chance for new careers and to achieve their life's calling. Other companies are giving financial support because they believe in the spirit and mission of the Center. We are grateful for the generous support of our partners who give so more Iowans can succeed.

Collaboration

The center is a partnership between the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, United Way of Central Iowa and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC). Along with a grocery store located in the same building complex, the partnership is providing solutions to three crucial needs identified by local residents: workforce training, employment opportunities and grocery and retail services.

Funders

The Center partners with multiple community organizations to assist people in gaining employment. Community organizations include: