Shelter House

429 Southgate Avenue, Iowa City, Iowa, 52240, United States

Shelter House
429 Southgate Avenue


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 5-6PM, 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 Research Facility (MERF) Urmila Sahai Auditorium, 375 Newton Road, Iowa City. RSVP online:

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 6PM, Foodies Fighting Homelessness: Purchase tickets to one of our partner restaurants and join us on November 20th for dinner. Enjoy a 3-course meal while you interact with other community supporters. Prices start at $20/person and include food and drink; however, gratuity and additional drinks are on your own. 100% of proceeds directly benefit Shelter House. Be sure to get your tickets soon; whether it be to an old favorite or something new, there are plenty of amazing restaurants to choose from. View restaurants & purchase tickets online:

11:30AM – 2PM, 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.
10AM – 2PM, Community Connections Day: Event open to all individuals experiencing homelessness, individuals experiencing poverty, and Veterans in our community to gain access to community resources and gear up for winter; presented by Johnson County Local Homeless Coordinate Board. Robert A. Lee Recreation Center, 220 S. Gilbert St, Iowa City.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 5PM, 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 change. Iowa Theater, Iowa Memorial Union, 125 N Madison St, Iowa City.

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