Church Opportunity Group (COG) Activities
Thanksgiving Day - We serve Thanksgiving Dinner at the Community Center in West Des Moines. This is done in conjunction with the WDM Human Services and the Rotary.
Christmas Shopping Spree - 75 children and chaperones and taken on a shopping spree for the children's families. The children are clients of the WDM Human Services and go through a screening process. COG provides the children with gift cards of $45. After shopping, the children wrap all their gifts and the WDM Parks and Rec provides a pizza lunch.
Spring Luncheon - In March, we hold a luncheon for Senior Citizens. Fliers are placed in many of the area nursing homes to invite people. Members of COG provide all the food, Rotary does the serving. A short program of entertainment follows the meal.
Personal Care Collection - In the Spring, we have a drvie to collect personal care items for WDM Human Services to hand out. We collect items at area Dahl's stores and K-Mart. This one day of collecting allows Human Services to have 3 - 4 months of items to dispense.