The Friends of Catholic Worker

I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat.
Mathew 25:35

Who We Are

Friends of Catholic Worker was organized to provide ongoing resources to the Des Moines Catholic Worker House in support of its mission of hospitality and serving the poor. Friends of Catholic Worker is a 501(c)3. Donations are tax deductible and are eligible to be treated as Qualified Charitable Distributions from IRAs for those over age 70 1/2. Friends of Catholic Worker is also eligible to receive grants from Donor Advised Funds.

One Meal At A Time

The Friends of The Catholic Worker are committed to helping the Des Moines Catholic Worker House in providing meals, clothing, and essentials.
  1. Food purchase which provides up to 500 meals per week.
  2. 25 thousand pounds of food pantry items distributed into the community annually.
  3. Feminine hygiene and toiletry products for hundreds of women and their families monthly.
  4. Hats, gloves, and blankets for cold winter months.

Feed the Hungry, Clothe a Neighbor with Your Generosity

Make a financial contribution to support this important mission

Online via PayPal

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Thank you for your kindness and support!

Mail a Check

Mail a check to the following address:

The Friends of Catholic Worker
P.O. Box 1386

Ankeny, IA 50021
Your generous donation helps us continue our important work in the community.
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Helping the Des Moines Catholic Worker with Your Help

Serve a meal, help with upkeep of the Dingman House, donate funds, help raise funds, spread the word.
Please complete this form and we’ll be in touch about ways you can get involved.