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October 2017

Shop for Safety ~ Burlington, IA

October 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Our yearly donation drive is back! Victim/Survivors are in need a variety of household cleaning products, personal hygiene items, diapers, cold & flu medicines and gift cards! Help your neighbors by stocking the DVIP resource pantry for victim/survivors in your community! Stop by either Hy-Vee in Burlington on October 7th from 11 am to 4 pm to pick up a shopping list, a few items, and drop off all in one afternoon!    

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Book Drive

October 8, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - October 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Join the Iowa City Book Festival October 8th-15th in supporting victim/survivors with gently used or new books! Drop off at any of the Festival Events! Read more for additional information!

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University of Iowa Conference on Gendered Violence

October 9, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
$25.00

EW Lehman Ballroom, hotel Vetro, 201 S. Dubuque Street Monday, October 9th, 2017 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM The Public Policy Center will host a day-long conference on gendered violence on Monday, Oct. 9 at hotel Vetro in Downtown Iowa City. The conference will examine domestic violence policies at local, state, national, and international levels, with some focus on recent changes in Iowa, the renewal of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), Supreme Court decisions, and administration changes. The Domestic Violence Intervention Program Executive…

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In Her Shoes

October 15, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Iowa City Public Library, 123 South Linn St
Iowa City, Ia 52240
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Free

In Her Shoes is an interactive simulation that allows all community members to step into what victim/survivors of domestic violence experience every day. Participants will have the opportunity to understand, in a very compressed period of time, the ups and downs a woman may encounter over the course of many years through 17 different stations. This event is open to the public and free, though we do encourage pre-registration as space is limited. 

In Her Shoes is provided with the support of the Johnson County Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Domestic Violence Intervention Program in celebration of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. For more information about the sponsors please visit dvipiowa.org and jccadv.org

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Shop for Safety Mt. Pleasant Wal-Mart

October 22, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wal-Mart Mt. Pleasant, IA, 1045 N Grand Ave
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641
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The Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP) is teaming up with Wal-Mart in Mt. Pleasant to support victims/survivors. DVIP will provide shoppers with a list of items and ask for their generous donations to be dropped off with a DVIP volunteer when they have completed their shopping. Shop for Safety is an amazing way for the community to show their support of victims/survivors and provide some basic needs. Requested items range from toothpaste and deodorant to diapers and food. If you…

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Shop for Shelter October 27th & 28th

October 27, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - October 28, 2017 @ 11:30 am

October 27th and 28th, the Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP) is teaming up with all HyVee's in Johnson County to support victims/survivors. DVIP will provide shoppers with a list of items and ask for their generous donations to be dropped off with a DVIP volunteer when they have completed their shopping. Shop for Shelter is an amazing way for the community to show their support of victims/survivors and provide some basic needs. Requested items range from toothpaste and deodorant to…

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Shiverfest 2017

October 28, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Lee County Speedway, Lee County Fairgrounds 1100 N. Main St.
Donnellson, IA 52625
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Awareness at the Races! Join the Domestic Violence Intervention Program, the Rape Victim Advocacy Program, and Community Partnerships for Protecting Children at the Lee County Speedway on October 28th. Join us as we spread awareness about resources, candy, and goodies for the whole family! UPDATE! Time change due to weather! The members of CPPC, DVIP, and RVAP will still be bringing awareness to the races just earlier! Take a look here: Lee County Speedway Announces Earlier Race Times

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November 2017

Holiday Gift Drive

November 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am - December 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

For over nearly 40 years DVIP has served families in Southeastern Iowa by providing them with the needed resources to find safety, dignity, and hope. In the past year, we have assisted 1,800 individuals and over 140 children. Every year the Domestic Violence Intervention Program provides gifts in our Holiday store for families to pick out the perfect gift for their loved ones. Our holiday store is one way in which we can provide a free and confidential way for…

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Holiday Food Basket Drive for our Southern Counties

November 27, 2017 @ 8:00 am - December 20, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Our advocates at the Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP) understand that holidays can be a stressful time for all families, in a time of crisis that stress is magnified. By providing food baskets to individuals and families in our rural communities located in Lee, Van Buren, Henry and Des Moines counties we are able to assist those most vulnerable within and relieve some of the stress that the holiday season can bring. Holiday baskets are due by December 20th. By…

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Giving Tuesday Celebration

November 28, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$25 – $50

Join DVIP as we celebrate the amazing work we have done over the past year & kick off the season of giving!  In addition to the great conversation and wonderful food, we are honored to have guest speaker, activist, author and advocate Vicki Crompton Tetter share her journey with us at 6 pm. Mrs. Crompton Tetter has devoted many years since her 15-year-old daughter's death in 1986 to speaking out against dating violence and abuse. During this intimate, powerful and insightful evening, we will be able…

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