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To provide financial assistance, food, and other basic survival needs to people in need. To advocate for changing social, economic and political systems which perpetuate poverty and oppression. To create a vision of justice and provide educational opportunities to churches, organizations, and the community concerning the plight of the poor.
CROSS Ministries is a social outreach ministry serving the Greater Des Moines area since 1977.
Financial Assistance: CROSS Ministries provides financial assistance for rent, mortgage, and utility bills. Assistance is also available for storage costs for households in transition, bus tokens, and laundry vouchers. A personal hygiene pantry with toiletries, diapers, and some cleaning supplies is also available.
Food Pantry: A food pantry is avalable. Individuals and families may receive an emergency food box once every calendar month from any DMARC food pantry site. A photo ID for the head of household and recent piece of mail with current address is required. Other identification is needed for each family member.