What Is The Program?

EMBRACE is a financial assistance program funded by the Des Moines Register that can provide up to $500 towards the purchase of household items, appliances, mattresses, car repairs, or tires. This program cannot provide immediate financial assistance, please call 515-518-4770 if you need immediate assistance.

IMPACT is not currently accepting applications for this program.

Am I Eligible?

To be eligible for the EMBRACE program you must be a resident in one of our service counties with a household income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. Funding availability varies. 


To apply for this program, please call 515-518-4770.

What Documentation Is Required?

-Identification for all household members

-Proof of the last 30 days of income or previous year's income

-Invoice or estimated of cost of items