A fundraiser to support Hope Ministries’ life-saving, life-changing programs for homeless and hurting men, women and children

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Thursday, March 12, 2020
6:30 to 9 p.m.

Sheraton Hotel
West Des Moines

Featured Entertainer: John Branyan
Christian comedian, speaker and author

Stuffed Chicken (breaded chicken breast filled with spinach, prosciutto, sun-dried tomatoes and mozzarella, with basil cream sauce)
Mashed Potatoes
Green Beans
Vegetarian and Gluten-free Option: Portabella Mushroom stuffed with quinoa and vegetables

More about the event

March 12, 2020

We’re gearing up for our third An Evening for Hope signature event—and we couldn’t be more excited! We’re moving to a bigger venue in 2020 and are pleased to be welcoming comedian John Branyan as our featured entertainer. Learn more about him (and check out some of his hilarious stuff) below.

Interested in hosting a table?

Table hosts help make this banquet possible! They commit to covering the cost of a table ($1,000) and have the (optional) opportunity to invite guests to fill their table—up to ten people total.

Already signed up to host a table? Here’s a page where you can get all the details you’ll need—including digital invitations (or info on how to receive paper invitations) and a form where you can submit your guest list.

Thank you to our 2020 Corporate Sponsors!


Gold Sponsors

*One Gold Sponsor has chosen to remain anonymous

Silver Sponsor



Bronze Sponsor

About John Branyan

John Branyan is a comedian, speaker and author who has performed alongside Tim Hawkins and Ken Davis. His hilarious ‘Shakespeare’ version of The Three Little Pigs has been viewed millions of times, and his book, A Triune Tale of Diminuitive Swine, is in its 3rd reprinting. John and his wife, Lori, have four children and six grandchildren (so far!).

Want a sneak peek at John’s comedy? Check out this video…and this one…and this one!