A Prepaid Mastercard that works at any independent business in Des Moines, IA πŸ›οΈ

A Few Awesome Suggestions:

3B Grill
3500 Merle Hay Rd
Africana Halal Restaurant
2907 Douglas Ave
Akebono 515
215 10th St, Ste 120
400 E Locust St, Ste 5
644 18th St
B & B Grocery Meat & Deli
2001 SE 6th St
Beaverdale Books
2629 Beaver Ave, Ste 1
Beaverdale Confections
2641 Beaver Ave
Big Grove Brewery & Taproom
555 17th St
Blu Thai Food and Sushi
309 13th St
Burger Shop
700 Locust St
C Fresh Market
801 University Ave
Cafe con Leche
2905 Hubbell Ave
Cheese Bar
2925 Ingersoll Ave, Ste 1
Chicken Heat
1101 Army Post Rd
China Chef
5010 SW 9th St
Donut Hut
4941 Douglas Ave
418 E 6th St
El Bait Shop
200 SW 2nd St
Flix Brewhouse - Des Moines
3800 Merle Hay Rd, Ste 1300
Fontenelle Supply Co
524 E Grand Ave
2100 Wakonda View Dr
Freedom Blend Coffee
2329 Hickman Rd
Funky Finds Vintage and Retro
1731 Grand Ave
3800 Merle Hay Rd
Gursha Ethiopian Grill
2316 University Ave
2724 Ingersoll Ave
High Life Lounge
200 SW 2nd St
HomeGrown - Des Moines
555 17th St, Ste 102
Ice Cream El Michoacano
2922 Merle Hay Rd
Kelly's Little Nipper
1701 E Grand Ave
Kitchen Collage of Des Moines
430 E Locust St
La Cuscatleca Pupuseria & Restaurant
1240 E 14th St
La Cuscatleco South
2580 Fleur Dr, Ste 101
Le's Chinese Bar-B-Que
1600 2nd Ave
Los Pinos Taqueria
3920 E 14th St
Lucky Horse Burgers and Beer
2331 University Ave
Lzaza Indo-Pak Cuisine
1409 23rd St
Maggie's Rumble Room
1430 2nd Ave
Marvs Music
506 E 6th St, Ste 200
Mike's Metro Lock & Safe
3200 Ingersoll Ave, Ste A
Mr Bibbs Tenderloin
2705 6th Ave
NOSH Cafe & Eatery
424 E Locust St
Ninas Tacos
1301 Watrous Ave, Ste B
Oh Sushi
2815 Beaver Ave
Paleteria La Michoacana
1552 E Grand Ave
Panka Peruvian Restaurant
2708 Ingersoll Ave, Ste 200
4041 Urbandale Ave
Pho All Seasons
1311 E Euclid Ave
Pho Real Kitchen & Bar
200 4th St
Plain Talk Books & Coffee
602 E Grand Ave
Power Life - Downtown
1717 Ingersoll Ave
Proudfoot & Bird
1000 Walnut St
Pura Cocktail Bar & Lounge
660 E 5th St, Ste A
Sam's Fine Food Egg Rolls
3300 SW 9th St, Ste 4
5800 Franklin Ave
4000 Fleur Dr
South Union Bread Cafe
1007 Locust St
St. Kilda Cafe & Bakery
300 SW 5th St, Harbach Lofts
Stu's BBQ
3800 Merle Hay Rd, Ste 978
Tacos Degollado
1817 University Ave
Taqueria Veracruz
725 E University Ave
The Cheese Shop
833 42nd St, Ste B
The Eggroll Ladies
5548 NW 2nd St, Ste 118
The Grateful Chef
1938 SE 6th St, Ste 103
The Juice Company
845 42nd St
The Stuffed Olive
208 3rd St
Thelma's Treats
2323 Hubbell Ave
909 Robert D Ray Dr, Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
Tullpa Restaurant
3708 Merle Hay Rd
Uchu Restaurant And Catering
1704 E Grand Ave
Vanity & Glamour Cosmetics
547 28th St
Veggie Thumper
Villanueva Taco Truck
1601 E University
Zanzibar's Coffee Adventure
2723 Ingersoll Ave
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Approved for charges at any independent business in Des Moines.



Keeps dollars local and supports Des Moines small businesses.


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Whether your recipient is interested in restaurants, retail, or service businesses they can choose to spend their card at the best Des Moines has to offer.

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e-Gift cards are electronic gift cards, or think of them as virtual gift certificates.

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The Des Moines Card can be spent at any independent business in Des Moines. We do this to enhance the businesses who are the backbone of our community and make Des Moines a unique place.

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Part of the fun of the Des Moines Gift Card is you can have a family member or friend get to know Des Moines like never before. Whether they live here, work here, or are in for a visit, it's time to add more spice to their life by giving them a chance to use their funds to get to know the area through its small businesses!

The card provides your gift recipient an incredible amount of spending options to enjoy that are totally up to them. Whether it is going out for dinner, discovering a new hole-in-the-wall location, being inspired to try the new menu at a local restaurant, hitting up a bar for cocktails, or just sticking to an old favorite, there is charming unpredictability to the possibilities.

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Buying a Des Moines Local Gift Card guarantees money stays local. When you spend $100 at a big box store only $43 stays local πŸ’Έ versus $68 or more when spent at local businesses (58% more). The Des Moines Local Gift Card helps multiply this impact.

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Every dollar is an investment in the local economy

Better Wages

  • More Jobs
  • Local Wealth
  • Donations

More Tax Revenue

  • School
  • Fire/Police
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Stronger Suppliers

  • Farms
  • Materials
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Our local businesses face a difficult battle competing against corporate chains and online giants, plus the global pandemic. Purchasing a Des Moines Local Gift Card helps small businesses thrive in Des Moines.

Frequently Asked Questions πŸ™‹

How do I check my balance?
For plastic cards, enter your card ID in to this form to see the balance available. For e-Gifts, open the email you received and click the "open gift" button.
Where can I use my card?
You can spend your card at any independent business in Des Moines.
Why is a business not familiar with the card?
Sometimes businesses or new cashiers may not be familiar with our program and think they can not accept the card. The Des Moines Community Gift Card is a prepaid Mastercard and even if they have never heard of the program the business should still be able to accept the card by charging it the same way they would any other Mastercard.
Can I use my card for food delivery apps?
Unfortunately, no. Food delivery apps like Doordash and Uber Eats are nationwide technology companies. Whenever you place an order through their service you pass money to them and they keep a large percentage of your order -- sometimes up to 35% or more -- and pay the rest to the local business. This ultimately hurts local businesses which is why we strongly encourage ordering with a local business directly.
How soon does my card work?
You can spend your card immediately.
Does the balance expire?
Gift funds never expire.
What if I lose my card?
Oh no! If you lose your plastic card we can issue you a new card to access your funds for $5. If you lose your e-Gift card we can re-issue you a replacement at no additional charge.
What do you mean by chains?
Our current parameters for a chain store are if a business has 10 or more locations. For example, if a store has locations in several states that is usually a good indicator that they are a chain.

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