Local Organization Needs the Community’s Help with Massive Free Meal
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Hope Ministries is asking for the public’s help Monday morning as they prepare to serve a free Christmas meal. The organization is gearing up to serve more than 2,500 meals on Christmas day from noon to 1 P.M. to those in need. Monday morning, they are asking for donations of several types of meat like boneless ham and pork loin, dairy products, dinner rolls and canned fruits and vegetables. Organizers said this decade long tradition of providing free Christmas meals, adds another perspective to the holiday.