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Hope Ministries provides food, clothing, shelter and life recovery support for men, women and children in need.

Meals

We provide three free meals every day of the year to anyone in the community at our Hope Café — 1310 6th Avenue. We do not require evidence of financial need.

Community meal times:

Monday-Saturday

Breakfast: 7 a.m.
Lunch: 12 p.m.
Dinner: 5 p.m.

Sunday

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

Two Kids Eating a Good Meal

Shelter

For men: We provide free emergency shelter for men at our Bethel Mission (1310 6th Avenue). Call (515) 244-5445 for more information.

For women and children: Our Hope Center for Women and Children offers limited short-term residential services. Call (515) 264-0144 for more information.

Residential Life Recovery Programs

For men: Our one-year life recovery program for men begins at our Bethel Mission shelter and continues at our Door of Faith recovery center. Call (515) 244-5445 for more information.

For women and children: Our life recovery program for women and children lasts up to two years at our Hope Center for Women and Children. Call (515) 264-0144 for more information.

Free Clothing

With the partnership of local churches and other agencies, we provide free clothing through our King’s Closet voucher program. Call (515) 265-7272 for more information and a list of partnering agencies.

Clothing, Furniture, Household Goods and More

Our two ENCORE Thrift Stores sell reasonably priced new and used clothing, household goods, furniture and more. Located at:

4640 Merle Hay Road in Urbandale – (515) 262-0876
500 E. Army Post Road in Des Moines – (515) 777-7394

For more information or if you have additional questions, please call 515-265-7272.

YOU can give hope!

YOU can give hope!

YOU can give hope!

By partnering with us, you'll help offer men, women and children the
solutions that give hope and change lives through God's love.

By partnering with us, you'll help offer men, women
and children the solutions that give hope
and change lives through God's love.

By partnering with us, you'll help offer men, women
and children the solutions that give hope
and change lives through God's love.

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