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June 1, 2018 | Vol. 1, Ed. 11


Let's BEAT the HEAT! | Ends August 15

Donate to our Beat the Heat Splash campaign and someone will get splashed with a full bucket of ice-cold water. Check out who’s in the hot seat and ready to cool down; be sure to watch it all happen on Facebook LIVE when we reach our goal!

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Salvation Army Closing Emergency Shelter | Davenport

Families living in the Salvation Army emergency service shelter have to start moving out on August 1. Helping families find long-term housing is the new focus for the Salvation Army, rather than concentrating on temporary shelter.

“There's just not enough affordable housing in the Quad Cities and Scott County in particular right now,” said John DeTaeye, Development Director for Humility of Mary Shelter, Inc.

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Volunteering in the community | Rummage in the Ramp

Rummage in the Ramp is an annual City-sponsored effort that began in 2007 to keep tons of reusable items out of the landfill, and get those items to those who need them when the lease changeover occurs annually at the end of July. Environmental and human services non-profit groups work the event, and split the profits. You can take your items to Chauncey Swan ramp to benefit Shelter House and other area nonprofits...

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2nd Annual BBQ | Fairweather Lodge

Saturday July 28, 2018 Shelter House's Fairweather Lodge program gathered for their annual summer BBQ at the Coralville Fossil Gorge.  It was a successful event with grilling, fishing, trivia, exploring the fossil gorge, and more.

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  • August 15: Beat the Heat Splash
  • September 21: BBQ Bash at Johnson County Fairgrounds 6:00pm - 9:30pm

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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