Public Health and Government
Des Moines Area Regional Transit
 will further reduce its weekday bus service due to COVID-19, effective April 12. Most DART local routes will operate on the Saturday service schedule on weekdays as part of the additional, temporary service reduction. There are no changes to Saturday and Sunday service at this time. To protect the health and safety of employees and riders, DART is asking that people only ride when absolutely necessary to get to work or to other essential destinations like the grocery store and pharmacy.

Corteva Agriscience launched the Corteva Corporate Challenge Match with a pledge to match donations to the Food Bank of Iowa up to $100,000, the Food Bank of Iowa announced today. Corporate and individual donations can be made online.

Kum & Go has launched full-service fuel and curbside pickup at 13 locations in the Des Moines area. The pilot program is part of a broader effort by the Des Moines-based convenience store chain to give customers more fueling and buying options during the novel coronavirus outbreak, officials said in a release. Associates will fuel the vehicles of owners who call ahead and request the service. Associates will also run transactions. For curbside pickup, customers can call the store’s main number and place the order, which will be delivered to their vehicle when they arrive at the store. The full-service fuel and curbside pickup will eventually be expanded to all stores. To see the list of stores offering the service, click here.

Iowa State University’s Extension and Outreach 
family finance program specialists are providing one-on-one financial consultations for Iowans who have never filed for unemployment or are unsure of how to access community assistance. Iowans can connect with a family finance specialist for free by phone or email. More information is available online.