News & Media

Interested in what's new at GDM Habitat? Contact Director of Marketing, Jenna Ekstrom, for more information.



For all news or media requests, contact Jenna Ekstrom.
Director of Marketing & Development
Drop her a line.
Or give her a call at the office.
515-471-8686 ext. 126

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Youth Financial Education Classes

Published on: July 18, 2016

CLASSES START THURSDAY! Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity invites children from the Des Moines area to participate in summer youth financial education classes. Classes are FREE one hour sessions that help kids learn to determine priorities, set goals, and use money wisely. Lessons are taught in a fun, youth-friendly curriculum. Representatives from Greater Des Moines… Read more »

2017 Bid Request

Published on: January 10, 2017

Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity is currently seeking bids for the 2017 build season. During 2017, we plan to move 25 families into homeownership with 21 new construction homes and four rehabs. The bids we are seeking are for the new construction homes.  This current bid process refers to our new construction homes. In… Read more »

Habitat Framework Newsletter

This quarterly newsletter has all the latest happenings at GDM Habitat for Humanity. Past copies of the Framework are archived on this site and can be obtained by clicking on the issue below.

Fall 2014
Fall 2015

family stories


Tem & Lia

“This is our house, this is our home and it will make our lives better. We are thankful for Habitat in helping us buy a house.”



“As a homeowner, I will feel confidence. I will be powerful. I will be able to take care of my kids and help them be successful.”

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