Project Homefront - ABC5 News Des Moines, IA

Project Homefront

The first Tuesday of every month ABC5 and Fareway want to thank one military family for the sacrifices they are making in the name of freedom with Project Homefront!

Each month ABC5 and Fareway will select one family for Project Homefront.  The family will be able to tell their story on ABC5 News Ten at 10 and receive a $250 gift card courtesy of Fareway.

We are now accepting nominations for Project Homefront.  If you have applied in the past, we thank you for your time and encourage you to resubmit your nomination. To nominate a family please fill out an application and send it in to ABC5. You can print the application from this website and mail it in to ABC5:



Project Homefront
3903 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Email your application to:


Nominations will be evaluated and judged by an advisory board.

General Information: All awards will be based on the overall score of the judges' individual scores. Each nomination will be read by at least two judges. You may submit more than one nomination. If your nomination is not chosen, you may re-submit as many times as you wish.

Criteria for Award:
1. Who can submit: Anybody located in the ABC5 viewing area.  Minors under the age of 18 must have written permission from a parent or guardian.
2. Nominee must be a family with at least one member currently serving in the military.

Proposal must include:
1.  Contact information.  Nomination form must contain contact information for both nominator and nominee

2.  Family Description. Nomination form must contain general information about the family being nominated (Members, history, who is serving.)  Nomination must also contain description on why you are nominating this family.  Send us no more than three typed pages

We consider applications on a rolling deadline. Nominations must be submitted by the last day of the month to be considered for the upcoming month. Nominations do not need to be re-submitted each month.

Questions? Contact: Phil McLean, Sales Promotions Coordinator, ABC5,

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