Current Needs

Thank you for your interest in supporting our ministries!

 Current Needs

  • Meal Sponsors for the Daily Hot Lunch Program.  Food and volunteers needed.  Several dates available each month. Contact us at 365-1782, to discuss this opportunity and schedule a day.
  • Sponsors for Shelter House Meals.
  • Non-perishable food items for our kitchen and food pantry:
    • Canned fruits and vegetables 
    • Canned meat
    • Canned soups and broth
    • Canned Ravioli, Spaghetti 
    • Boxed meals (Hamburger Helper, Tuna Helper, etc.)
    • Macaroni & cheese
    • Instant potatoes
    • Side dish mix pouches
    • Rice/Beans/Pasta/Pasta sauce 
    • Sugar/Flour
    • Pancake mix/Syrup
    • Cake mix/Frosting
    • Cooking oil
    • Protein bars/Snack items
    • Crackers (all kinds)
    • Coffee/Juice
    • Peanut butter
    • Dried meats
    • Instant and dry cereal
  • Financial contributions, including monthly commitments


Maintenance Needs

  • Commercial Dishwasher 
  • Roof Replacement 
  • Drills (Cordless and Corded) 
  • Saws (Hand and Corded)
  • Hammers
  • Screwdrivers 
  • Chisels
  • Pliers
  • Vice grips/Channel locks
  • Crescent wrenches
  • Socket set 
  • Saw horses
  • Drills (Cordless and Corded) 
  • Portable work bench
  • 8′ ladder
  • Lawn mower 
  • Weed eater
  • Garden hose
  • Carpet shampooer
  • Crescent wrenches

Ongoing Needs

  • Volunteers to help in our food pantry; in the kitchen; with general maintenance throughout our facility; or with cleaning.
  • Prayer

How to Donate

  • Food donations, clothing items, and financial gifts can be brought to the addresses below. Please call prior to your arrival so we can assist you and give you a receipt.   You can also make a monetary donation online by clicking here or you may send your donation to:
  • Mission of Hope
    P.O. Box 1101
    Cedar Rapids, IA  52406

    Mission of Hope
    1700 B Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    (319) 365-1782
    Mon. – Fri. 9:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m.

     Crossroads Mission
    1006 2nd St. SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    (319) 365-0707
    Tues. – Fri. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.