A Year-round Community Outreach of Hope Ministries
The purpose of King’s Closet is to serve God by ministering to the material needs of the impoverished in Des Moines and central Iowa and to extend our outreach to area agencies and churches serving the disadvantaged.
King's Closet is not a facility, but a year-round outreach program sponsored by Hope Ministries, administered through our ENCORE Thrift Store, providing free clothing to individuals and families.
FREE Clothing Vouchers
Vouchers for free clothing are made available to Hope Ministries’ shelter residents at the following facilities:
- Bethel Mission – emergency shelter for homeless men
- Door of Faith men’s recovery center
- Hope Family Center
- Hope Aftercare
King’s Closet Voucher Redemption Locations
People with authorized King’s Closet vouchers can redeem their vouchers at the following location.
ENCORE Thrift Store, 4640 Merle Hay Road, Urbandale, IA 50322
12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday only
Call (515) 262-0876 for voucher application appointments.
King’s Closet Authorized Agencies
Hope Ministries’ has extended the courtesy of using our vouchers for FREE clothing to area agencies who serve low-income and impoverished residents. Service agencies must be invited and authorized by Hope Ministries for participation and voucher referral.
Current Authorized King’s Closet Agencies:
- Beacon of Life
- Children & Family Urban Ministries
- Freedom for Youth
- Iowa Homeless Youth Shelter
- Ruth Harbor
- Spectrum Resources
- Christian Community Food Pantry, Altoona
- Westkirk Presbyterian Church
- Lutheran Church of the Cross, Altoona
- Park Avenue Christian Church
- Grace Church