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COVID-19

In this challenging time, Hope Ministries remains committed to the health and safety of the people we serve, our staff, and our volunteers. We will continue to make most responsible decisions we can throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have questions regarding our services, please email info@hopeiowa.org.

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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

175,963

meals served


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

SHELTER

64,173

nights of shelter


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

LIFE RECOVERY

270

life recovery participants


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

*Statistics from fiscal year 2020

Shining a Light

Shining a Light

Shining a Light

Ron went from homeless to hope-filled.
Now he's shining a light to others!

Ron went from homeless to hope-filled.
Now he's shining a light to others!

Another New Beginning

Another New Beginning

Another New Beginning

Tiffany is celebrating five years of sobriety!
And now she's back at Hope Center in a new capacity...

Tiffany is celebrating five years of sobriety!
And now she's back at Hope Center in a new capacity.

"I see joy all around."

"I see joy all around."

"I see joy all around"

Petra and her kids can't wait to celebrate Christmas
in the comfort and security of our Hope Center!

Petra and her kids can't wait to celebrate Christmas in the comfort and security of our Hope Center!

From Homeless to Hope

Homeless to Hope

Homeless to Hope

Donnie was living in a tent camp when he began eating at Hope Cafe.
Now he's discovering the joy of life transformation!

Donnie was living in a tent camp when he began eating at Hope Cafe! Now he's discovering the joy of recovery...

How You
Help Change Lives

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