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Shelter House holds annual book sale to benefit programs

KCRG-TV9 | VIDEO | Shelter House in Iowa City gathered gently used books, music, movies, art, and vintage tees in an effort to raise funds for its programs and services.

Over the weekend, Shelter House opened the doors of the Johnson County Fairgrounds’ Building C and let eastern Iowans shop. Organizers said the money goes toward helping those experiencing homelessness in the area.

“The money that we raise from this book sale helps people in our community who are experiencing homelessness get shelter. We serve really over 1,000 people a year,” Board Member Julie Zielinski said.

The sale also features coffee and pastries. This is its 21st year, and It runs through 4 p.m., Sunday.

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By Brea Love, KCRG-TV9 | Posted: Sun 12:36 PM, Mar 25, 2018 | Updated: Sun 7:01 PM, Mar 25, 2018

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