Restoring Hope and helping people pursue their God-Given Dream while reaching their full potential.


Sidewalk Sunday school is a Kid's Outreach Program done at apartment complexes and pike throughout Des Moines.  Sidewalk Sunday School consist of music, games and Bible lessons that challenges kids to live for Christ.  Staff and volunteers commit to weekly visit to build relationships with kids.


Our unique clothing outreach is open to the public by appointment and serves as a resource for organization working with families in need.  The Kid's Dream Closet provides NEW clothes for kids ages 0-12.


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WEDNESDAY NIGHT MEALS - Hot meals are served in the Des Moines area every Wednesday night from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Meals are free to the community. No summer meals.

GROCERY DELIVERY - Through a partnership with Help DSM, families can have access to a free bag of groceries.  

SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM -  In partnership with the Des Moines Public Schools, volunteers and local churches we are able to serve free lunches to 7 apartment complexes throughout Des Moines.

GRAB & GO MEALS - The DSM Dream Center is currently partnering with the Iowa Food Bank to provide a Hot Meal on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30.  Families can drive up and grab a hot meal.

DREAM FOOD TRAILER - With the food trailer, we are able to go throughout the Des Moines area and serve sandwiches, water and healthy snacks.


This is an outreach service held the 1st Thursday of each month.  We provide a meal and an evangelistic service to the unforgotten and unchurched.  We provide transportation from local shelters.  Churches can partner or volunteer with TNL through serving, prepping meals, setup, greeter and worship.


The adopt-a-block is an outreach that demonstrates God’s unconditional love to the Des Moines community through a cookout and practical acts of service.

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You can also Give to support one of our outreaches to continue to meet the needs of our community.

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Location: 1031 23rd St, Des Moines, IA  50311

Office: 1057 23rd St, Des Moines, IA  50311

Phone: 515-288-3352

Fax: 515-288-1194

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