Believe it or not, we’re already gearing up for our 2021 holiday outreaches! As in past years, we will be serving and delivering free meals on both Thanksgiving and Christmas, as well as hosting big holiday food donation drives on the day before both holidays . . . and we’ll need your help to make it all happen! We’ll be looking for onsite volunteers plus meal delivery driver teams.
Online volunteer registration is open now!
Every year it’s one of our most popular volunteer opportunities—Thanksgiving! 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!
Once again, we’ll be looking for volunteers to help with the following:
Onsite volunteers must be 13 or older. If you’re a family with younger children, consider signing up to serve as a meal delivery driver team!
Online Thanksgiving volunteer registration opens on Monday, October 4. Click here to sign up!
Can’t volunteer, but still want to help make the holiday special for hungry individuals and families? Consider donating much-needed groceries to help us serve and deliver more than 3,000 meals on Thanksgiving Day and throughout the holiday season.
We will be accepting Thanksgiving food donations on Wednesday, November 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at our Bethel Mission location (1310 6th Avenue). Most-needed items include:
If you’d like to help make this Christmas special for men, women and children at Hope Ministries, considering joining Mission: Christmas!
Through this outreach, we provide gift bags with personal and practical gifts. We provide specific gift lists for men, women and children and along with the items you provide, you’re also welcome to include a note to the person who will receive your gift. We simply ask that you only provide items included on your list and don’t include last names on any cards or notes.
To fill one or more bags, just go here and fill out the form. Thank you so much!