Kristi Knous

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Kristi Knous

Kristi Knous is the President of the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines. She loves to connect with her community and finding ways to deepen community bonds. She considers herself to be a pollinator, and has a passion for supporting her community in a myriad of ways, including stewarding their Sacred Place.

We are thrilled to have a contemplative place in an unexpected space. We loved the process of engaging neighbors and community friends, including our homeless neighbors and local high school students in the design process.



My Sacred Place

C3 Campus Contemplative Garden – Coming Soon

A reclaimed parking lot turned event space to enhance the Community Foundation's work with local nonprofits.

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Beth Wolff

Beth serves as pastor at Clarksburg Church. She believes that the world is a sacred place. Even in the darkest, most forgotten spaces… For Beth, being in nature, specifically gardening, is an activity that is spiritual and healing. As an advocate in her community, she is passionate about helping to provide her community with the...


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