The more things change...

...the more they stay the same. A letter from our president/CEO.  Read more here.

Online Scrapbook

We're celebrating our 100th year of service! As part of the celebration, we're looking back at Hope Ministries through the years. We'll add a new photo to our online scrapbook each week. View here. 

Please Give Today

Eight-week-old Dakota and his mom are just two of the people we're currently serving. Hope Ministries has provided 85,000 meals and 33,000 bed nights so far in 2015. The need is great. Please give!

Hope Ministries Video

To see how Hope Ministries and YOU are giving hope and changing lives every day, check out our new ministry video on YouTube.

We love volunteers!

And we need them, too. If you'd like to volunteer on a regular basis at Hope Ministries, we invite you to attend an upcoming intro seminar. Learn more here.

Need Help?

Are you hungry, homeless or in need of hope? We can help. Here's how. 

The purpose of Hope Ministries is to proclaim and demonstrate the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ, meeting the spiritual, physical and emotional needs of men, women and children who are homeless or in need of hope.

Giving Hope.
Changing Lives.

Food. Clothing. Shelter. Recovery.

How Hope Ministries is meeting the needs of homeless men, women and children in central Iowa!


Current Needs

It takes a lot of food, clothing and supplie to help care for people in need in our community. Each month we update our list of current needs.


ENCORE Thrift Stores

We're so grateful to everyone who supports our ministry by shopping at and donating to our stores! 


Verse of the Month

"You will be sercure, because there is hope; you will look about you and take your rest in safety. You will lie down, with no one to make you afraid, and many will court your favor."

-Job 11:18-19 (NIV)




Hope Ministries
PO Box 862, Des Moines, IA 50304
Phone:  515.265.7272 | Fax: 515.262.0471



© Hope Ministries 2015