A resident has raised money and purchased a vehicle entirely on her own.

A new partnership with Freedom for Youth (link) is enhancing our resident programming.

An individual donated a brand new mattress, meeting an immediate need.

Several individuals responded to our urgent need and donated diapers.

An unexpected impact gift was received by friends of RHM.

An issue with our Des Moines Home sprinkler system was resolved after-hours without incident.

Continued partnership with HOPE Ministries’ clothing voucher outreach to our community, now identified as Corners of Your Field (link).

Basic details for the Nov 11 fundraising banquet are in place (venue, speaker, theme, etc.).

God-given discernment to our leadership team regarding next expansion steps for client needs.

Several staff members are getting some well-deserved vacation days over the summer months.

We have identified an additional back-up house parent.


A Mother-Child resident who is receiving additional, specialized care.

Employment opportunity still needed for a resident.

One vehicle (by donation or for purchase) is still needed for a resident.

A former resident’s housing arrangements fell through a week before her due date.

Good health for our current residents, babies, and staff.

Continued progress for a former resident adapting to her new location, program, and home.

Staff relationship-building with residents.

For potential residents of God’s choosing that we can serve. We currently have open beds.

Interviewing process of 2 new board members.

Pray for Volunteer needs (link): drivers and office cleaner.

A project at RH Dsm must be on hold for the moment due to lack of laborers.

Leadership team is reviewing and fine-tuning RHM’s purpose statement, vision, and mission.

Recruiting Banquet Underwriters and table hosts will begin this month for our Nov. 11 banquet.