We hope you will join us for our inaugural signature banquet, An Evening for Hope. Join us in giving hope and changing lives of those who are homeless, hungry, abused or addicted in central Iowa. The event will feature artist and entertainer Mark Lowry.


Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017

Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m. 
(Doors open at 6:00)

Location: The Ballroom at Embassy Suites
101 Locust Street, Des Moines

Business attire suggested

Valet parking is available at the front Locust Street entrance of Embassy Suites, and event attendees will not be charged for this. Some street parking may also be available.


RSVP Required


The IRS requires nonprofit organizations to report to donors the fair market value of any goods or services received. The fair market value for An Evening for Hope is $51.40 per seat.


Mark Lowry is a Platinum-selling singer, songwriter, storyteller and humorist. Mark has spent more than 20 collective years as the baritone singer for the Grammy Award-winning Gaither Vocal Band and serves as the hilarious comedic sidekick for Bill Gaither through live concert tours and the Gaither Homecoming video series. A deep thinker and student of theology with an outrageous sense of humor, Mark's gift for communicating profound truths through music and storytelling keeps audiences of all ages on the edge of their seats.