I-HELP is a church wide project hosting those who are homeless and working toward improving their lives. Just one night a month we provide a hot meal, housing, showers, and lunches for 25 guests.

The hosts for each monthly visit have included various church groups including ChristCare, Ringing Praise, Outreach, Church Council and even families just getting together to help those in need. The responsibilities for our hosts include making a meal for 40 people (as we encourage the hosts to eat with our guests), serving the meal, packing lunches for the following day and all set-up and clean-up. It is a two hour commitment at the Tempe site once a month.  

Since COVID, our hosts have been making the meals at home and meeting up at the Tempe Church parking lot where the foods are handed off to Glenn and/or Claudia. One of them then delivers the meals to the I-HELP guests at the facility where they are staying. This is because we are not currently hosting the I-HELP guests at our location.  

Desert Cross hosts I-HELP on the fourth Tuesday of each month.
Open dates for 2021:
July 27
September 28
November 23
December 28

Please talk with your ministry groups, friends, and family about signing up to help.  
You can use the contact form below to reach Glenn Tischaefer or Claudia Huss with any questions or to sign up to volunteer to host.

Contact Form


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