Shelter House, an Iowa City nonprofit that serves the needs of the homeless, has kicked off its Out of the Cold fundraising campaign.“It’s to support all of our winter programming that includes the winter emergency shelter,” said Angelica Vannatta, development director for Shelter House. “Our fundraising goal this year is $100.000.” […]
Shelter House, an Iowa City nonprofit that serves the needs of the homeless, is holding a barbeque fundraiser at the Iowa City Municipal Airport on Friday. […]
Iowa City will receive $25,000 worth of cloud services for its Data-Driven Justice Initiative that works to keep individuals dealing with mental illness and substance abuse issues out of jail. The award is part of Amazon Web Services’ City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge.
In under 48 hours this past weekend, Iowa City musician Brendan O’Keefe (Cuticle) raised more than $2,100 to purchase a dozen cots for the Winter Emergency Shelter (1925 Boyrum St.). O’Keefe, who stopped by the shelter to see friends working there on Friday night as temperatures dipped well below freezing, noticed that there were insufficient […]
The Johnson County Local Homeless Coordinating Board (LHCB) plans to start providing free or drastically reduced-price, individual-unit housing to local, chronically… […]
Iowa City could gain a temporary homeless shelter for the winter months thanks to efforts by the Johnson County Local Homeless Coordinating Board and Shelter… […]