'We're homeless, not hopeless.' Local 4 investigates ... (Part 2/3)
Reach out to a US Veteran who has no QC home
Local 4 news is investigating the growing challenge of homelessness across the Quad Cities.
Managers of the largest shelter in the area say it's a growing issue.
We obtained the most recent data from Humility Homes and Services.
It shows there were 13,812 overnight shelter stays between July and March of 2017.
That jumped to 14,714 during the same period of this year.
September 2018 Newsletter
We’re commemorating Veterans Day on Friday – Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12. Humility Homes and Services offers housing and supportive services for 25 Veterans and their children through our Veterans Accessing Long Term Opportunities and Resources (VALOR) Program and 13 Veterans at our Shelter. We pray for the safety and well-being of all current members of the armed services and their families.
August 2018 Newsletter: How We Help Folks Living on Davenport Streets
Humility Homes and Services, Inc. provides the most comprehensive emergency shelter and supportive housing services for single adults, families, veterans, and persons with disabilities in the Greater Quad Cities area
July 2018 Newsletter: An announcement for the Quad Cities...& beyond!
Humility Homes and Services--our new name embraces our historic and ongoing commitment to serve and advocate for change. We believe homelessness is a systemic social justice issue--a reversible circumstance, not a personal characteristic.
June 2018 Newsletter: Tough situations this month
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
Traffic calming lights installed in Shelter neighborhood protect participants
IN THIS ISSUE: What happened (just this week); Improved traffic signage protects participants; Volunteer Information Meeting; Volunteer service--all ages; Yes, a national housing crisis; How you can help us; Evicted by Matthew Desmond; How many people suffering homelessness have we helped this year?
May 2018 Newsletter: Shaking it up in Davenport
We’re pleased that new flashing red lights are installed and in action on the stop signs at the 6th Street, Vine Street and Ash Street intersection of the Central Community Circle neighborhood. We’re particularly grateful to Alderman Marion Meginnis, Alderman Kyle Gripp, Davenport Public Works Director Nicole Gleason and Brian Schadt of the Davenport Public Works Department for their collaborative work on making our neighborhood more pedestrian friendly. The City of Davenport is continuing to consider methods to calm traffic and protect public safety at this difficult intersection.
April 2018 Newsletter: April Spring Sale & Data: Davenport Needs More Housing
IN THIS ISSUE: Fresh Start Sale Update; Lunch & Launch; Our Homes, Our Voices; Birdies for Charity; Big Table Hosting; Fair Housing Symposium
March 2018 Newsletter: Bringing homelessness to Washington DC AND QCA Folks
IN THIS ISSUE: Fresh Start Benefit Sale, Channel 4 interview of former participant, Expanded programming begins, Corner Closet March success, Birdies for Charity, Merger
IN THIS ISSUE: Congressman Loebsack Visit; Donations support men in need; Christmas Wishes Came True; Have a Heart Luncheon; QCA homelessness realities; Fresh Start Benefit Sale April 27-28; Dashboard Data