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Ways to Give

With your investment in our mission, we can do amazing things

Your monetary donation supports and advances our mission to provide safe shelter and help people improve the quality of their lives as they move beyond homelessness. Together, we can provide services for men, women, and children experiencing homelessness including emergency shelter, housing and employment stabilization, permanent supportive housing, and mental health recovery programs while advocating and working diligently to end homelessness.

Read about our impact and watch real stories about people right here in Iowa City.
Monthly or one-time donations of any amount can be made:

by credit card or eCheck (ACH/EFT)

by credit card or eCheck (ACH/EFT)
call Jake Masters, Donor Relations & Marketing Coordinator
(319) 338-5416 ext. 207

checks can be mailed to:
PO Box 3146
Iowa City, IA 52244-3146


  • $25   will sponsor 1 night of shelter; a bed to sleep in and food to eat for a single person
  • $100 will sponsor 1 night of shelter and support services for a family in need
  • $250 will sponsor ten days of housing and employment services for someone trying to restart their life

There are many ways to support our mission and build a better community. It all makes a difference and will, in fact, make the world a better place! Please consider these other ways to contribute to our operating and endowment funds.

Matching gifts — an easy way to double the impact of your gift, at no cost to you. To find out if your company participates in a matching gift program, contact your human resources department or check out this list of local employers.

Bequests and planned giving — a powerful way to make a profound and lasting contribution while meeting your philanthropic goals

Gifts of stocks, securities, and real estate — these gifts provide vital support while entitling you to considerable federal income tax benefits

We are incredibly grateful for your support!
Thank you for considering a donation to Shelter House.

For more information or questions, contact:
Jake Masters
Donor Relations & Marketing Coordinator
(319) 338-5416 ext. 207

Shelter House is a not-for-profit corporation under IRS section 501(c)(3); all gifts are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax ID 42-1231451