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Faithfully Serving

Hope Ministries provides food, clothing, shelter and life recovery support for men, women and children in desperate need. With seven ministry centers around Des Moines, our goal is to provide rescue, recovery and restoration to change people’s lives forever.

How You Help
Make A Difference

MEALS

147,375

meals served


We serve three free meals to hundreds of hungry people each day.

SHELTER

59,419

nights of shelter


We provide free and safe shelter for men, women and children who are homeless and hurting.

LIFE RECOVERY

261

life recovery participants


Through classes, counseling, work skills training and more, our free life recovery programs offer lasting transformation.

*Statistics from fiscal year 2022

Together for Christmas

Together for Christmas

Together for Christmas

This is the story of three Christmases . . .
and a family restored!

This is the story of three Christmases . . .
and a family restored!

"I just can't wait for tomorrow."

"I just can't wait for tomorrow."

"I just can't wait for tomorrow!"

When Shannon got on a bus headed for Des Moines
he had no idea how completely his life would change!

When Shannon got on a bus headed for Des Moines
he had no idea how completely his life would change!

"I've been transformed."

"I've been transformed."

"I've been transformed."

When Kole walked away from a trap house, he was also walking
away from his old life. And his new life . . . well, he's loving it!

When Kole walked away from a trap house, he was also walking
away from his old life. And his new life . . . well, he's loving it!

"God's not done with me yet."

"God's not done with me yet."

"God's not done with me yet."

Allison came to our Hope Center seeking healing and wholeness
...and the hope of being reunited with her sons.

Allison came to our Hope Center seeking healing and wholeness
...and the hope of being reunited with her sons.

How You
Help Change Lives

Christmas Meal Deliveries

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Volunteer this Christmas

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Christmas Eve Food Donation Day

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Be a Blessing this Christmas

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