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March 15, 2019 | Vol. 2, Ed. 6


Bookworms Unite! | 22nd Annual Shelter House Book Sale

Check it Out! Our annual Shelter House Book Sale will be held on March 30, 10:30am – 4pm and March 31, 12pm – 4pm at the Johnson County Fairgrounds, Bldg. C. We'll have thousands of gently used books and your favorite music and movies on hand. 

ADMISSION IS FREE! But dedicated book worms can purchase $10 Early Entry passes for admission before the general public at 10 am. 

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Resource Roundup | Understanding & Implementing Housing First

"Housing First approaches compel us to understand people as unique individuals and to create person-centered solutions to individual and specific housing and service needs—solutions that are not driven by our preferred program design, or by our own limitations about who we are best at working with. Solutions that are instead driven by who people are and how we can best support them to end their own homelessness."

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More Ways to Give | Silent Auction, Meet An Author, Coffee Shop

Looking for more opportunities to give back to Shelter House during the annual Book Sale? Be sure to stop by our Coffee Shop when you arrive and grab a coffee & delicious pastry before you peruse the grand selection. We'll have "Housing is a Human Right" shirts, designed in partnership with RAYGUN, mugs & canvas totes featuring illustrations by artist Claudia McGehee all available for purchase. Ever wanted to have coffee or grab a bite to eat with an author? Information on our silent auction items including "Coffee with an Author" will be available soon! 


  • Throughout the month of March: New Pi has selected Shelter House as this month's recipient of their "Change for Change" round up
  • March 30, 10am-4pm & March 31, 12pm-4pm: Shelter House Book Sale @ Johnson Co. Fairgrounds (final donation date is 3/24)
  • March 31: Shelter House Sunday @ Saigon's Corner - Shelter House receives 50% of sales

Shelter House
PO Box 3146
Iowa City, Iowa 52244-3146
(319) 351-0326



About Shelter House 
Much more than a roof and a bed
. Since 1983, Shelter House has provided safe shelter and helped people improve the quality of their lives as they move beyond homelessness. We offer a robust continuum of programs and supports focusing on emergency, stabilization, and long-term interventions in the areas of housing, employment, and mental health recovery. In so doing, we help hundreds of men, women and children each year to get back on their feet. For more information about Shelter House, visit https://shelterhouseiowa.org/


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