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July 2018 IN THIS ISSUE: Merging & a New Name!, Migration & Homelessness: Overcoming Obstacles; Car Helps Family Experiencing Homelessness; Nearly 5000 volunteer hours; Birdies for Charity; Fall Fresh Start Benefit Sale; Ending homelessness in the QCA

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Humility of Mary
Housing, Inc.

 
Supportive Housing for Families
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The Board of Directors of Humility of Mary Housing, Inc. and Humility of Mary Shelter, Inc., are pleased to announce the agencies have merged under a new name –

Humility Homes and Services, Inc.

This strategic merger strengthens our ability to prevent homelessness and serve those experiencing homelessness in the Greater Quad Cities area. The merger centralizes our administrative, financial, and development offices. Humility Homes and Services commits to use best practices and evidence-informed programs. All services will employ rigorous reporting and evaluation. Finally, we'll be able to help the broader efforts to coordinate and align existing programs and find gaps in services for persons experiencing a housing crisis in the Quad Cities. 

Click here for full report!

Immigration issues cloud our national agenda. One of our local volunteers--who also helps migrants in northern Mexico--sees similarities between international issues and what happens here in the Quad Cities. Find out how families in Davenport are similar to those on the border on our website.

Car Donation Changes Local Lives

Thanks to a donor's gift of a car, we were able to change the life of one of our moms! Now she can make medical appointments in Iowa City for her child on the best day, rather than having to ask and wait for help to get a ride to the doctor. The future is looking bright!

Summer Volunteer Teams to Log 4700 Hours

Summer brings out wonderful volunteers who help us with projects and mowing. Between now and late August, we have 12 teams scheduled with 160 volunteers planning to work. Together, they'll amass over 4700 hours to help end homelessness! Individuals and groups are welcome to lend a hand! Call Patti for details 563-326-1330!

Birdies for Charity Deadline is July 13!


The John Deere Classic is just around the corner! 
And so is July 13--the last day you can mail your Humility of Mary Shelter #1687 pledge form. Pick up a pledge form at our office (3805 Mississippi Ave.) or call John DeTaeye (563.326.1330) and he'll get you a form. 
[Click HERE to download the form]
 
Or pledge onlineHumility of Mary Shelter #1687
 
The Fall Fresh Start Benefit Sale is Sept. 28 & 29!
For this Sale we're using SignUp.com to make it easier to volunteer! 
Just click this link:    
http://signup.com/go/WsEjFxw 

Find the opportunity, day(s) and time(s) that works for you! 
SignUp.com will even send you a reminder e-mail!


Mark your calendars to attend as a shopper or a volunteer! 
**Yes, you can still sign up by calling me! I'd love to talk to you! 563-326-1330 ~Patti
Transportation makes a difference!  Van or SUV needed! 
On a daily basis, the residents in our supportive housing programs rely on public transportation.  Frequently, however, staff use a van to help transport multiple residents to a doctor's appointments, job interviews, grocery store, and run errands.  We also use the van to help our residents move furniture and other large items.  You may be able to include your van or SUV donation as a tax write off.  Please call Patti for additional information, 563-326-1330.
With your support, we're ending homelessness in the Quad Cities
“What else is a nation but a patchwork of cities and towns; cities and towns a patchwork of neighborhoods; and neighborhoods a patchwork of homes?”  
Matthew Desmond, Evicted
 
  • 28 Years of service and community building to end homelessness in the Quad Cities.
  • We believe Housing is a Human Right. A stable home is the foundation for future success. 
  • We practice Radical Acceptance. Our own humanity is measured by being present in the humanity of others.
  • We embrace all people on their journey. Everyone should have a future that is not dictated by their past.
Humility of Mary Housing, 3805 Mississippi Avenue, Davenport  IA 52807
Phone: (563) 326-1330 • Fax: (563) 326-0756
Email: hmhi@humilityofmaryhousing.com
Visit Our Website: humilityofmaryhousing.com
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