About Dallas Hope Charities

Welcome! Dallas Hope Charities is the outreach arm of Cathedral of Hope United Church of Christ in Dallas, Texas. Dallas Hope Charities fulfills the outreach mission and the call for being aware of caring for those in need. Participation in our wide array of outreach opportunities is a great way to meet new people while uplifting the marginalized. Utilizing our resources of time, skills, relationships, and finances to support those in need, we join together to spread goodwill throughout our social community, geographical community and beyond.

Our Vision

At Dallas Hope Charities, we serve all individuals no matter where they are on their journey, with the hope that their lives will be transformed. 

Our Mission

As the outreach arm of Cathedral of Hope United Church of Christ, the Dallas Hope Charities mission is to mobilize and inspire a vibrant, inclusive and progressive volunteer force to bring tangible positive transformation to the lives of all who are marginalized.

Find us

5910 Cedar Springs Road
Dallas, Texas 75235
214-351-1901 x 211 
Our offices are open 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Dallas Hope Charities volunteering
Dallas Hope Charities giving
Dallas Hope Charities receiving

Upcoming events

September 29, 2018
Repeat Every 1 Week(s) on : Saturday
Breakfast at Cathedral of HopeVolunteers provide a hot cooked breakfast each Saturday morning for those who are experiencing homelessness. Typically, 40ish volunteers arrive as early as 5:00 a.m. to collectively serve 400 hot meals consisting of 720 eggs, 480 sausages, 570 pancakes, 200 cups of coffee, 12 gallons of milk, 6 gallons of orange juice, 3 gallons of syrup, 12 pounds of sugar, 4 pounds of creamer and 5 pounds of butter. Haircuts are frequently provided and monthly basic physical exams are provided by a medical professional.
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September 30, 2018
Repeat Every 1 Month(s) on the Last Sunday
On Pack the Pantry Sunday (the last Sunday of each month), volunteers collect, sort and shelve the food brought to Cathedral of Hope. Through these donations, we are able to consistently provide more than 300 bags of food each month to people who might otherwise go hungry. Additionally, if you shop at Kroger or Tom Thumb and participate in their community rewards programs that name Cathedral of Hope as beneficiary, we receive 1% of sales each quarter.
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October 01, 2018
Repeat Every 1 Week(s) on : Monday
iCareEvery Monday, iCare volunteers prepare a meal for those who might otherwise go without. In fact, a typical Monday sees 25ish volunteers serving 200 meals. At this same event, the Dallas Hope Charities food pantry donates up to 100 bags of groceries, utilizing the nonperishable food donations brought to Cathedral of Hope on the last Sunday of each month. iCare volunteers serve on Mondays from 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 pm. Bilingual speakers (English / Spanish) are always needed.
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October 07, 2018
Our official team, the MeeMaw Walkers, is once again walking to raise money for the Evelyn Pruitt AIDS Crisis Fund, which assists individuals and families affected by HIV and AIDS. As a walker, you can be assured that the money you raise is well-managed. In fact, 85% of every dollar raised goes directly into the fund. See more about LifeWalk here. As we near LifeWalk date, registration information will be available on this website, at Cathedral of Hope, and through various other means.
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October 10, 2018
Repeat Every 1 Month(s) on the Second Wednesday
Blessing Bags are gallon-size Ziploc® bags that contain snacks, travel-size toiletries, socks, a bottle of water, grooming supplies, and other items that people who live on the street find useful. Bags are kept in your car, so when you encounter a person who is experiencing homelessness, you can offer the bag to them. Shopping lists are distributed on the first Wednesday of each month. Items on the list are purchased during the week and brought back the second Wednesday of the month, and those who are interested are invited to take a few bags with them to keep on hand in their cars. Shopping list: any individually wrapped snacks  |  breakfast bars  |  cereal bars  |  granola bars  |  combs  |  hand lotion  |  lip balm  |  peanut butter and cheese crackers  |  protein bars  |  soap  |  toothbrush and toothpaste  |  Vienna sausage in pop-top can  |  applesauce  |  coffee  |  face towel  |  hand sanitizer  |  mints  |  plastic utensils  |  single packaged nuts and trail mix  |  sunscreen  |  foil tuna packs (not requiring a can opener)  |  bottled water  |  gallon-size Ziploc® bags.
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