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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

187,649

meals served


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

SHELTER

65,080

nights of shelter


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

LIFE RECOVERY

256

life recovery participants


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

*Statistics from 2018

Finding Joy this Christmas

Finding Christmas Joy

Finding Christmas Joy

Jennifer's addiction turned her life—and her daughter's—upside
down but this Christmas everything is different!

Jennifer's gift to her daughter this Christmas is

a stable environment and a fresh dose of hope.

Breaking the Cyle

Breaking the Cycle

Breaking the Cycle

Cindy is determined to break the cycle of family dysfunction and
discover God's plan for her life. She's making a fresh start!

Cindy is determined to break the cycle of family dysfunction

and provide a fresh start for her son!

A New Sense of Purpose

A New Sense of Purpose

A New Sense of Purpose

The death of Keith's wife left him lost and spiraling into addiction,
but he's found a new purpose and the hope to go on!

The death of his wife left Keith spiraling into addiction

but at Hope Ministries he's discovered the hope to go on.

How You
Help Change Lives

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