Darkness to Hope

Restoring homeless & hurting lives through God’s love

We’re changing the future of homelessness in Wichita.

And we want YOU to join us!

Since 1950, Union Rescue Mission Wichita has worked to offer homeless and hungry people in our community a safe place to change their lives through God’s love and programs that heal the hurting places inside their hearts.

Through your support, homeless lives are transformed, one person at a time.

Our Work In Wichita

Hot Meals

230+ meals served each day to those in immediate need

Safe Shelter

170+ stays in our shelter & transitional housing each day

Self Sufficiency

Rescue, recovery & restoration lead to re-engagement & stability

Social Enterprises

Provides vocational training & experience plus additional revenue streams

Family Support

180+ food boxes each month plus diapers & formula for those struggling

Here’s How You Can Help Today

Change in Wichita begins with YOU! A hot meal for a homeless man is just $2.15.

Give once to help with meals & care today.

Give monthly to help all year.

Your $50.00 donation will provide about 23 hot, nourishing meals.

Here’s How You Helped Last Year


Meals Served


Shelter Nights


Community Food Boxes


Volunteer Hours

You Made A Difference!

Meet Joel

Joel knew there had to be more to life than days filled with drinking and despair, alone on the streets…


Check out Doug’s New VLOG

God has been doing awesome things this year, wanting to take a moment and fill you in on what’s happened in 2019 and what’s to come in 2020. All told to you by our CEO Doug Nolte in a new series of short videos.

More Ways To Help
Our Community’s Homeless!


Volunteering is an act of kindness that makes a profound difference in the lives of our guests.

New Leaf Book Mercantile

Your donated books are transformed into jobs, meals & programs for Wichita’s homeless.

Current Needs

Here are the food, hygiene and household items we need most right now!