Hops for Housing 2020

Great Beer. Great Cause.

FREE PINTS VALID AUG 8 - APRIL 10 2021! Pick-up your ticket, pint glass, and other merch you ordered AUG 8 - 31st at Willis Dady Homeless Services.


Hops for Housing is a fund and awareness raising event to benefit Willis Dady Homeless Services, which provides shelter and prevention services to homeless and near-homeless households in and surrounding Linn County.


To provide you with a socially distant and safe experience during COVID-19, Hops for Housing has been transitioned into a combination of exclusive online and on-your-own brewery experiences. Tickets are required to participate.



-1 Punch card ticket, valid until Hops for Housing 2021, that allows ONE free pint from each of our partnered breweries and establishments
-URL link access to exclusive brewery tours, interviews, and more
-Exclusive Hops for Housing 2020 t-shirts for purchase
-Exclusive Hops for Housing 2020 face masks for purchase




August 8th - August 31st, ticketholders can pick up their Hops for Housing packet (pint glass, punch card and event merchandise you ordered) at Willis Dady Homeless Services, 1247 4th Ave. SE Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Volunteers will make sure you have everything you need to enjoy Hops for Housing 2020!

Pick-up of your packet is from 10:00am to 5:00pm on August 8th, 12:00pm to 4:00pm on August 9th, and every business day from 8:30 to 5:00 until August 31st. If you cannot make these pick up times, but have ordered a ticket already, please contact allison@willisdady.org


At 5:00 pm that day the following online content will be available for all ticketholders:

-Brewery Tours
-Interviews with Brewers and other brewery staff
-Information about how Willis Dady Homeless Services helps the community


From August 8th until April 10th, 2021, YOU get to explore our participating breweries and drinking establishments. Take your punch card into their business and get a free pint!


Each participating brewery has offered one free pint of their choosing to each ticketholder in place of the tasting event. Free pints may be redeemed at:


-Clock House Brewing in Cedar Rapids, IA
-Millstream Brewing Co. in Amana, IA
-Backpocket Brewing in Dubuque or Coralville, IA
-Iowa Brewing Company in Cedar Rapids, IA
-Big Grove in Solon or Iowa City, IA
-Singlespeed Brewery in Waterloo or Cedar Falls, IA
-Franklin Street Brewing Company in Manchester, IA
-Irish Democrat (with Guinness ) in Cedar Rapids, IA
-The Blind Pig (with Boston Beer) in Cedar Rapids, IA
-Union Station (with Molson Coors) in Cedar Rapids, IA


This punch card is valid from August 8 2020, until Hops for Housing 2021 on April 10, 2021.


Tickets for Hops for Housing 2020 are $30. Your ticket purchase includes a souvenir pint glass, one punch card, and access to exclusive online content. Additional purchases of Hops for Housing 2020 t-shirts and face masks are available in the checkout.


While this year’s event is different, we are more than excited to offer you a unique combination of virtual and on your own activities!


If you have any questions or issues with your ticket purchase, please reach out to development@willisdady.org or give us a call at 319-362-7555. Thank you!

Tickets are LIVE - Don't forget your t-shirt and face mask!

Have Questions? Check out our FAQ page!

The exclusive online portal opens August 8, 2020! In this site you'll find the exclusive interviews, brewery tours, and MORE! ​Ticket purchase required for entry code.