Community Involvement

We’re invested in our community. That’s why we’re helping to make it better by giving back to the organizations and institutions that are molding its future.

We believe that being the premier employment firm in Iowa involves regularly giving back to the communities that support our business. It’s our way of thanking the residents of Iowa for being a central part of what we do. The following organizations are leading the charge in making our state a healthier and safer place to live, and we’re proud to give them our full encouragement.

Palmer Community Financial Giving
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Freedom For Youth

Freedom for Youth is an outstanding non-profit who invests wholeheartedly in the next generation by equipping for success. Through their coffee shop, Freedom Blend Coffee, they are giving young individuals job training and experience that will prepare them for their future in the workplace.

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JDRF

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is leading the fight against type 1 diabetes (T1D) by funding research, advocating for new therapies, and providing a support network for the millions impacted by T1D. Our staff came together once again this year and we were able to donate over $14,000 to their cause.

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New Chapters Library

New Chapters is a non-profit organization that provides inviting and up-to-date libraries for at-risk youth centers around the metro. Every fall Palmer Group creates a “Giving Tree.” Employees take ornaments labeled with book titles from the tree and donate those books to New Chapters.

Financial contributions made through June 30, 2019:

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AdoptTogether.org
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Alzheimer’s Association
$0
Amanda the Panda
$0
American Cancer Society
$0
American Heart Association
$0
Boys & Girls Club
$0
CBC Foundation
$0
Contributors Breakfast Club
$0
Dowling High School
$0
Ed Thomas Family Foundation
$0
Food Bank of Iowa
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Freedom For Youth
$0
Greater Des Moines Community Foundation
$0
Greater Des Moines Partnership
$0
Healthiest State Initiative
$0
Hospice of Iowa
$0
JDRF
$0
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Iowa
$0
Make-A-Wish
$0
March of Dimes
$0
Meals from the Heartland
$0
National Kidney Foundation
$0
No Shave November
$0
UNI Foundation
$0
United Way
$0
Variety Club
$0
Wild Boar Challenge Sponsor
$0
YESS
$0
YMCA
$0
Zeta Kappa Lambda
$0
Various Other