When you donate on #GivingTuesday (or any other day) you are helping us work towards a vision of a future where no one lives in poverty and every person has the opportunity for a positive future. Your donation, big or small, helps ensure Bidwell Riverside Center's programs can continue to help those in need in our community for years to come.

Volunteer Opportunities

Check out our volunteer opportunities!

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ages 2-5 in our quality preschool program.

For inquiries, call 515-244-2268.

Bidwell Builds Hope

Bidwell envisions a future where no one lives in poverty and every person has the opportunity for a positive future.




Food & Clothing Pantry hours:

Monday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Fridays 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Empowering children, regardless of income or background, to be compassionate and capable life-long learners by providing quality early education and care.

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1203 Hartford Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa 50315



Phone: 515-244-6251

Fax: 515-244-3815

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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.  To view our Nondiscrimination Statement, click here.