Join the Fun as the Polk County Free Community Meal and Resource Fair Returns This September
Polk County is gearing up for its second year hosting the Free Community Meal and Resource Fair as part of Welcoming Week. This event is set to take place on Thursday, Sept. 14, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Northwest Community Center, 5110 Franklin Ave., Des Moines. The event will feature a variety of diverse food truck vendors and a resource fair that will include Polk County services and programs that serve the Polk County community.
About Welcoming Week
Welcoming Week is a national event that takes place in communities across the United States. This week is designed to bring together community members of all backgrounds to celebrate unity and diversity. The event was started in 2009 by Welcoming America, a nonprofit organization that works to create inclusive communities across the country.
The Polk County Free Community Meal and Resource Fair is the perfect way to celebrate Welcoming Week in Greater Des Moines (DSM). This event provides an opportunity for community members of all backgrounds to come together and enjoy a meal while learning about the different services and programs available in the region, highlighting the diversity of the community by featuring a variety of food truck vendors with different cultural cuisines.
The Northwest Community Center is the perfect location for this event as it is easily accessible to DSM residents. The center has ample space for the food trucks and resource fair, making it a great spot for community members to connect with each other and explore what the area has to offer.
Overall, the Polk County Free Community Meal and Resource Fair is an excellent way to celebrate Welcoming Week and promote unity and diversity in the community. Whether you are interested in trying new foods or learning about the different services and programs available, this event is sure to have something for everyone.
Learn more at polkcountyiowa.gov/human-resources/welcoming-week.
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