Many breweries have embraced the idea of charity brews, where a portion of the profits goes towards supporting a charitable cause, providing a win-win situation for both beer enthusiasts and those in need.

These brews not only taste good, but they also allow beer lovers to make a difference in the world simply by enjoying a pint. Breweries can use craft beer as a way to raise awareness and funds for important causes. With the popularity of craft beer on the rise, it's exciting to see breweries using their platform to make a positive impact in their communities and beyond.

The 8th Annual Hops for Housing event is a shining example of how beer lovers can make a difference in the world.

When is Hops for Housing?

On May 6, 2023, beer enthusiasts and compassionate community members in Cedar Rapids, IA will come together at the Veteran Memorial Building for Willis Dady Homeless Services' 8th annual Hops for Housing event.

Hops for Housing is the organization's largest fundraiser, providing an opportunity for regional breweries and craft brew enthusiasts to enjoy great beer for a great cause.

Who Does Hops For Housing Help?

Willis Dady Homeless Services was founded in 1987 as an overnight shelter for men experiencing homelessness. Today, the organization has seven programs fulfilling its mission to empower those in need to build futures of self-sufficiency.

Hops for Housing is an important part of the organization's efforts to raise awareness and funds for its mission.

Craft beer tasting - Beautiful colorful beer sample at a microbrewery
Eddie Hernandez

Great Beer For a Great Cause

At Hops for Housing, attendees can sample over 100 different craft brews from a wide variety of regional brewers, while enjoying live music and food vendors. The event aims to raise awareness and funds for the organization's mission to empower all those experiencing homelessness to build futures of self-sufficiency through advocacy, housing, and employment.

Ticket Information for Hops for Housing

Those who purchase VIP tickets in advance will gain exclusive access to a special hour from 1:30-2:30 pm before the general event. During this time, attendees can enjoy a more intimate experience with brewers, sponsors, Willis Dady staff, and board members.

General admission tickets can be purchased for $35 at the door from 2:30-4 pm. It's important to note that this is a 21+ event with ID's checked at entry.

Hops for Housing is more than just an event; it's an opportunity to make a difference in the world. By attending, beer enthusiasts can support a great cause while enjoying delicious brews and experiencing the camaraderie of the local community.

Mark your calendars, grab your friends, and join us for a fun-filled day of beer and giving back.

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