• Meet Michelle DeClerck, CMP, Philanthropist & Planner
• Focus on others; staff, clients, community
• Perfection is the enemy of good
Michelle DeClerck, CMP is a well-rounded, renaissance woman organizing, serving, and creating opportunities for others in a gambit of local philanthropies. DeClerck serves as President of the Board for Opportunity on Deck, which provides year-round, free athletic programming to underserved children and as co-chair for Matthew 25, an organization addressing hunger and homelessness issues locally and overseas.
She also founded Iowa Hospitality Donation Network: a collaborative effort involving Des Moines area hotels, venues, and hospitality partners to collect leftover food, personal care items, and housewares to be distributed to charitable organizations and is involved in many women’s initiatives, including National Association of Women Business Owners, Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC), and Million Women Mentors (MWM).