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Red Cross continues support across Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa –  The American Red Cross is helping families in north and eastern Iowa as they face devastating flooding from the Cedar and Wapsipinicon Rivers. 345 more words


Several make use of shelter in Charles City

CHARLES CITY, Iowa – The shelter that’s been set up in the former middle school in Charles City has been busy for the past few days as about a dozen families sought help. 103 more words


DRC365 #269

Good news. The head of the displaced persons committee announces the distribution of food, household items and shelter to the families who have fled from their homes and found a refuge in the camp.

Humanitarian Aid Work

Dorothy Day challenges homeless stereotypes

Wild accusations and ongoing legal disputes are no deterrents for over 30 organizations and churches that volunteer their time at Dorothy Day Hospitality House.

The recent zoning dispute that resulted in a cease-and-desist order against Dorothy Day has prompted a number of the shelter’s opponents to take to the op-ed section of Newstimes with disparaging comments referring to the homeless as “cockroaches and degenerates.” 599 more words



In the last year of the twentieth century and the first couple of the twenty-first, I rented the ground floor of a house from an elderly landlady whose deceptive ‘old dear’ demeanour masked a not-so-sweet disposition that assumed owning the property entitled her to let herself into it whenever she felt like it. 1,036 more words


Orange & White Kitty Available for Adoption at the Ukiah Shelter

This adorable gal is a volunteer favorite. She wants out of the cage and into your heart. She absolutely loves pets! Loves them! She shelter is a scary place for her. 214 more words