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Stronger Together: DSM Shows Its Heart to Support Essential Workers

In This Together COVID-19 Hearts

The Greater Des Moines Partnership has joined organizations and residences across the nation in showing support for healthcare workers and essential personnel. As part of #DSMstrong, The Partnership has created free downloadable signs, as well as Greater Des Moines (DSM)-themed coloring sheets for businesses and individuals to print off and help inspire others to stay #DSMstrong. PARTNERSHIP DOWNLOADS>

Healthcare Worker Support

Broadlawns Medical Center

Broadlawns Medical Center has also created a free downloadable sign to show your support. BROADLAWNS DOWNLOAD>

UnityPoint Health

The Hearts for Healthcare movement has also inspired UnityPoint Health to get involved. Find a template and directions for displaying your “Heart for Healthcare” and share your finished heart online using the hashtag #UPHeartsForHealthcare. UNITYPOINT HEALTH DOWNLOAD>


MercyOne is showing support for healthcare heroes with its own printout. Use hashtags #PowerofMercyOne and #HealthCareHeroes when sharing your “Heart for Healthcare” online. MERCYONE DOWNLOAD>

Handmade Masks

Broadlawns offers the following video tutorial on making a DIY fabric mask, as well as specifications here:


UnityPoint is also now collecting handmade masks. If you’re interested in making masks for healthcare workers, use the Olson Mask Pattern. Like Broadlawns, MercyOne has posted a video tutorial on making cotton face masks, as well directions on where masks can be dropped off. See below for the tutorial:


Find more ways to give from MercyOne here.

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Stay safe and healthy, (DSM) by staying at home, and remember that we’re in this together!

You can count on The Partnership to continue to share accurate and fact-based updates as well. See more on COVID-19 here.

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Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 400 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.