We've been so blessed this holiday season by sooooo may people who have committed to provide Christmas gifts for the 200 men, women and children staying in our shelter and life recovery centers! All those gift options are now full but if you're looking for a...

Here's a special way to celebrate the advent season! Check out our Reverse Advent Calendar. Set aside a food item each day during December leading up to Christmas and then on Christmas Eve, drop off your collection at Hope Ministries. We're holding a contactless donation...

Every year it's one of our most popular volunteer opportunities—Christmas! It'll take 100+ volunteers to help us deliver around 3,000 meals throughout the Des Moines area. Want to help? Registration is open now! Due to COVID-19, all Christmas volunteers will be taking health/safety precautions including masks,...

We plan to deliver thousands of meals on Thanksgiving all around Des Moines. Plus, we provide hundreds of free meals every day. You  can help provide holiday meals by donating much-needed food items. We will collect Thanksgiving food donations during two contactless, drop-off events: Monday, November...

UPDATE: We're so amazed and so grateful to announce that all our Mission: Christmas bags have been committed to by generous individuals, families, businesses and churches! If you're looking for additional ways to help this Christmas, check out our Holiday Outreach Opportunities.  If you'd like to help...

If you've volunteered for one of our big Thanksgiving or Christmas outreaches in the past, you might be wondering what's up with our holiday plans for 2020. Like so many organizations, we've made ongoing adjustments to our programs and services throughout the COVID-19 pandemic ....