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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

189,738

meals served


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

SHELTER

71,187

nights of shelter


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

LIFE RECOVERY

393

life recovery participants


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

*Statistics from calendar year 2023

From Death . . . to Life

From Death...to Life

From Death . . . to Life

Junior's addiction came dangerously close to taking his life . . .
but today, he's celebrating hard-fought sobriety and thriving faith.

Junior's addiction came close to taking his life . . .
but today, he's celebrating hard-fought sobriety.

What does equipping and
empowering people
actually look like?

A Mother's Love

A Mother's Love

A Mother's Love

It's out of love for her children that Stephanie left an abusive
relationship and is determined to beat her addiction!

"How successful are your
programs and services?"

A Different Kind of Happiness

A Different Kind of Happiness

A Different Kind of Happiness

After years of running, Mason found freedom from addiction
and a new kind of happiness at Hope Ministries . . .

After years of running, Mason found freedom from addiction
and a new kind of happiness at Hope Ministries . . .

How do childhood adverse
experiences impact
homeless Central Iowans?

How You
Help Change Lives

Volunteer at Hope

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Sponsor a Bed

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Trauma: Then & Now

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