Free Community Meals

Every Meal. Every Day. Everyone.

At Hope Ministries, we serve three free meals to community members every day at our Hope Cafe, connected to our Bethel Mission men’s emergency shelter at 1310 6th Avenue, Des Moines. We invite anyone in the community to join us during the following meal times:

Monday through Saturday

Breakfast: 7 a.m.
Lunch: Noon
Dinner: 5 p.m.


Breakfast: 8 a.m.
Lunch: 1:30 p.m.
Dinner: 5 p.m.

Our meals are provided free regardless of race, color, religion, creed or personal situation. No I.D. required and no questions asked.  We are currently serving around 11,000 meals every month!

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