Volunteer Appreciation Party

“Where is the love?” – Fergie and the Black Eyed Peas

The Des Moines Arts Festival and the Greater Des Moines Music Coalition are partnering with VolunteerLocal and the Des Moines Junior Chamber to throw a volunteer appreciation party in downtown Des Moines. Come on down to the Riverwalk Hub at 6pm on Wednesday, July 24th for some good food, good tunes and good old fashioned gratitude! Live music, craft beer and hotdogs – oh, glory!

WHAT: Volunteer Appreciation Party

WHEN: Wednesday, July 24th from 6-10pm

WHERE: The Riverwalk Hub in downtown Des Moines

WHY: We <3 Happy Volunteers

Enjoy the live musical stylings of Smilin’ Otis (from 6-8pm) and The Sheet (from 8-9:35pm) with a hotdog in one hand a craft beer in the other. Please note: this event is NOT exclusive to volunteers-only! Bring your friends, tell your mom!


Kaylee Williams is the President of VolunteerLocal, a volunteer scheduling, management and communication platform for organizations of all types and sizes. Williams is passionate about community service and inclusion (diversity) in tech. She is a triathlete, volunteer coach for Girls on the Run, bass guitar player and homebrewer.