Stacy's Story

Stacy, a mother of two children, and a 12 year US Veteran, found herself in a tough situation a few months ago. Being in a five year relationship that had suddenly turned physically violent, she knew she needed to flee the situation to keep herself and daughters safe. For a month or so Stacy found herself “couch surfing” between relatives homes. Stacy knew that she had to make a change and her first step was to reach out to the community to see what resources were out there.

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Invisible victims: Warmer weather, flooding threaten the homeless in Davenport

When river water rushed into apartments and businesses in downtown Davenport after a temporary flood wall failed April 30, it made national news. As the Mississippi River rose to a record crest, many of the affected individuals found themselves the source of media attention as people were eager to hear their stories and learn how they could help.

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Dr. King

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. would have been 90 years old on January 15.  His life was senselessly taken away from his family, community, and world much too soon.   And those who marched with Dr. King are slowly passing on as well.  Their dreams and determination for justice and equity will soon be passed on to us to fulfill as well. 

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Mary Humility