Des Moines Register Features “Life-Changing” Hansen House

Bob Cook remembers when Hansen House of Hospitality was born, 30 years ago today. It was a rocky start. The Presbyterian pastor was trying something new: urban ministries. At Des Moines dive bars such as the Y Not Grill, he kept running into men who’d just got out of prison. Too often, they’d end up going back. Cook saw a need.

Click on “Hansen House a Life-Changer for Many” to read Register reporter Reid Forgrave’s entire story. And, to learn more about the Hansen House, log on to its newly launched website here.

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