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Lost in America film screening

Lost in America film screening: Join us for a free, one-time special screening of Lost in America; a documentary film that follows director Rotimi Rainwater, a former homeless youth, as he travels the country to shine a light on the epidemic of youth homelessness in America. These youth are not outcasts; they are our future and by illuminating their stories we hope to serve as a catalyst for chang...
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Community Soup Luncheon & Sock Drive

Community Soup Luncheon & Sock Drive: Join us for a community-wide event at The Congregational United Church of Christ Iowa City, 30 N Clinton St. Enjoy homemade soups, breads, and desserts. Bring free-will donations and new socks for our winter emergency shelter; presented by Gloria Dei Lutheran Church & Lutheran Campus Ministries.
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Housing is Health Care Discussion Panel

Housing is Health Care Discussion Panel moderated by Senator Zach Wahls. Housing and healthcare professionals discuss the intersection of housing and overall physical and mental health. We will explore the link between stable, safe, and affordable housing, positive health outcomes, and reductions in health care utilization and costs; presented by University of Iowa Health Care. Medical Education R...
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Literary Giants Evening Reception

Shelter House invites you to an evening reception on Thursday, March 28 which brings readers, authors, and illustrators together in celebration of the love of words, characters, and illustrations. Meet and mingle with your favorite Literary Giants. Stay tuned for announcements regarding 2019 Guests of Honor.
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Foodies Fighting Homelessness

Foodies Fighting Homelessness 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 ...
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Shelter House Book Sale

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Check it Out! Our annual Shelter House Book Sale will be held at the Johnson County Fairgrounds, Bldg. C. We’ll have gently used books plus music, movies, art, and vintage tees for sale. Dedicated book worms can purchase Early Entry passes for admission to the Book Sale before the general public.
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Shelter House Luncheon

This will be the 13th benefit luncheon Unitarian Universalist Society has offered to the Iowa City/Coralville community to support Shelter House. Many of you have helped for all those years, and to others it will be new. It is exciting to picture this annual event in our new Fellowship Hall on Friday, May 11th, from 11:30 to 1 pm. Invite your friends to come!
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Dinner with a Vue

No need to make dinner - join us for a community giveback night at Vue Rooftop. Enjoy amazing food and drinks with the best view in town! 15% of your purchase will be donated to Shelter House so be sure order dessert too.
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Swing Fore Shelter House

Swing Fore Shelter House is a golf event organized by the Bean Learning Community at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. The tournament is Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Pleasant Valley Golf Course. Shot-gun start at 9am. We will be playing in a 4-person scramble format. Golfers of all skill levels are encouraged to sign up and play.
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Out of the Cold

When Iowa’s frigid winter blows in, the change in weather can be life-threatening for people experiencing homelessness.  As temperatures drop, they are at an increased risk of developing exposure-related conditions and dying from the below-zero temperatures. The Out of the Cold campaign funds our low-barrier Winter Emergency Shelter and Overflow Shelter and provides increased shelter capacity whic...
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