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October 15, 2018 | Vol. 1, Ed. 18


Foodies Fighting Homelessness | Tickets available NOW!

This is a fun and interactive way for restaurants to do what they do best by serving their flavorful dishes to interested diners while giving community members a chance to interact and discuss issues facing our community today. Join us at one of the many participating locations in our community. Our connected approach allows restaurants to shine in their own setting while raising necessary funds and awareness in support of Shelter House's mission to provide safe shelter and help people improve the quality of their lives as they move beyond homelessness...

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Permanent Supportive Housing | Ending Chronic Homelessness

Permanent supportive housing is an intervention that combines permanent, affordable housing (tenants have the legal right to remain in the unit as long as they wish, as defined by the terms of a renewable lease agreement and pay no more than 30% of income for housing) with voluntary support services designed to help tenants stay housed and address health issues while building the necessary skills to live as independently as possible. PSH is an evidence-based housing intervention that significantly reduces returns to jail and homelessness, reliance on emergency health services, and improves overall quality of life...

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National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness | 11/11-11/16

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is an annual program where people come together across the country to draw attention to the problems of hunger and homelessness. Participating groups spend the week holding a series of educational, service, fundraising, and advocacy events...

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  • October 15: Foodies Fighting Homelessness - tickets available here!
  • October 20: Community Giveback - Panera Sycamore. 20% of sales between 4-8pm will benefit Shelter House. Get your flyer
  • October 23: Pork, Kraut & Pie, Oh My! - Zion Lutheran Church fundraiser for Shelter House! Beginning at 5pm. Advance tickets required, purchase here.
  • November 11-16: NHHAW - check out our schedule of happenings.

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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