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Free Clinics of Iowa helps thousands of un/under-insured Iowans every year. Providing free primary care services through volunteer physicians, nurses and others eases suffering and saves millions of dollars by reducing and preventing emergency room visits. 


When you donate to FCI, you make a difference!


There are a variety of ways to offer support to Free Clinics of Iowa!


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Free Clinics of Iowa's  essential operational and service support funds are held within a money market account with the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines.


Free Clinics of Iowa

PO Box 12099

Des Moines, Iowa



GIVEdsm is an online resource that provides opportunity to learn about needs and opportunities for giving in the Greater Des Moines area. Free Clinics of Iowa has posted a profile (under the Health priority area) to allow for you to give directly to the organization.


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From bake sales and lemonade stands to dinners and parties – organize and host your own fundraiser to benefit Free Clinics of Iowa



Mark this year’s milestone or special occasion by asking your friends and family to donate to support the FCI mission and efforts through a personal fundraiser on your Facebook page. Setting it up is easy, click below to learn how.



Does your employer offer a program that would match your charitable contribution to Free Clinics of Iowa?  Contact your human resources department to find out if there are policies/programs in place. 

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In support of operational efforts and to keep costs down, we happily accept the following in-kind offerings:

  • Exam Table Paper

  • Exam Gloves

  • Medical/Surgical Tape

  • Sterilized Gauze Pads/Rolls

  • Tongue Depressors

  • Alcohol Wipes

  • Antibacterial Soap/Wipes

  • Hand Sanitizer

  • Assorted Band Aids

  • Kleenex/Tissue Boxes 

  • N95 Face Masks

  • Medical Face Masks

  • Face Shields

  • Disposable Medical Gowns

  • Touchless Thermometers

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Sorry, we are unable to accept the following:

  • Used/Empty Pill Bottles (may be remaining residuals)

  • Pharmaceuticals/Medicines (not safe without repository inspection process)

  • Needles

  • Durable Medical Equipment & Supplies related to specific conditions such as: 

CPAP Machines

Dialysis Supplies

Walkers, Crutches, Wheelchairs, Hospital Beds, etc.

Catheters, Colostomy, Oxygen, Insulin, etc..

Free Clinics of Iowa (FCI) is a volunteer healthcare network. Through efforts of more than 1.600 volunteers, FCI serves Iowa's most vulnerable, un/under-insured with basic, primary care services. In rural and urban settings, FCI clinics provide basic health care services through volunteer physicians, nurses, and other health professionals, at no cost to patients.

Free Clinics of Iowa is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. 

Contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law, tax identification number 42-1428706

Our donations are handled though the Greater Des Moines Community Foundation

If you'd like to mail a check instead, just download and send in this form.

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