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At the Downtown Hope Center, we provide a hand up and out of homelessness. Our Feed Me Hope Bakery Program, Feed Me Hope Culinary Program and Feed Me Hope Food Truck help our guests gain the skills they need to transform their lives.
Our center operates with the help of 20% staff and 80% volunteers! Volunteers are the backbone of the Downtown Hope Center. See the many ways you can help in our Kitchen, Shelter and Shower House and sign up to volunteer today!
We rely on private donations of clothing, food, hygiene products and money to meet the needs of our guests. Donate online, through
O U R M I S S I O N:
WE ARE INSPIRED BY THE LOVE OF JESUS! WE OFFER THOSE IN NEED SUPPORT, SHELTER, SUSTENANCE, AND SKILLS TO TRANSFORM THEIR LIVES.
O U R P R O G R A M S
Approximately 400 Cups of Soup and Bagged Lunches are served 7 Days a Week 12PM-1:30PM
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Our Feed Me Hope Bakery and Culinary School currently has a 90% Job Placement Rate
We have been serving the homeless and low-income community for over 40 years
Approximately 815 hours of time is donated each month by a diverse team of volunteers
Approximately 110,000 meals are prepared annually
Majority of our funding and donations come from individual partners and grocers
Feed Me Hope Bakery offers job skill training to women who are homeless or in crisis situations seeking life transformation and looking for an opportunity to gain valuable work experience.
Integrated into our Culinary Program we use healthy ingredients to meet the nutritional needs of our guests. The garden is abundant with chard, herbs, kale, parsley and much more! The garden is maintained by volunteers.
Feed Me Hope Culinary School gives homeless and formerly incarcerated individuals the opportunity to transform their lives through culinary training, life coaching, and job placement.
Our Food Truck is an extension of our Feed Me Hope Bakery that teaches our bakery students customer service skills and entrepreneurship. All proceeds are poured back into the Feed Me Hope Program.
At the Hope Center we have a safe space where approximately 70 women can rest every night. We provide our female guests three meals a day, laundry and shower services, case management and spiritual care.
Here guests can receive a hot drink and pastry as they wait to receive clothing and showers. While guests shower they can have their cold, wet clothes washed in our laundry room. This area is also where guests receive their mail.
Neighboring the Hope Center is an 18 unit apartment complex we like to call our Safe Place of Healing. The apartments are available to students in our program and to women who are struggling with addiction or coming out of abusive situations and/or human trafficking.
PARTNER WITH US
We are privately funded and do not depend on government funds! This allows us to maintain our missions integrity.