DVIP is partnering with local organizations on a holiday toy drive from November 8th through December 23rd. The toys collected during the drive will provide inventory for DVIP’s Holiday Store program, which provides free gifts for the children and families receiving shelter and outreach services. Participating locations include: Scheels (Coralville) Bluebird Diner (North Liberty) The […]
The Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP) is hosting Shop for Shelter and Shop for Safety during the month of October, which is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Shop for Shelter: October 23rd, 2021 9:30 AM-1:00 PM In Johnson County, DVIP will host the 15th annual Shop for Shelter event on October 23rd, 2021 from 9:30 AM-1:30 […]
“She’s Too Strong:” Understanding the Intersections of Misogynoir, Domestic Violence, and Victimization
Join us for this two-day workshop with Ayana Wallace titled “She’s Too Strong:” Understanding the Intersections of Misogynoir, Domestic Violence, and Victimization. This two-day event will be held on September 21st & 23rd from 9-10:30 AM via Zoom.
Over the last two months, The Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP) has worked with EDEN+ Fundraising Consulting to complete a feasibility study for a capital campaign for a new shelter in Johnson County. We are sharing the findings based on one-on-one interviews conducted with DVIP staff, board members, corporate representatives, donors, volunteers, and other stakeholders, […]
We can fill the gap to keep victim services funded! Join DVIP advocates and supporters in contacting your Senators (515.281.3371) and Representatives (515.281.3221) by phone or by texting “PYDBMS” to 50409.
This year’s Shop for Shelter event was a tremendous success! Together, we raised: $4,962.59 in cash, gift cards, and online donations $42,400 in goods donations This beats the total from our 2019 event! We want to express deep gratitude to the staff, board members, and volunteers who helped with Shop for Shelter. Huge thanks to […]
In collaboration with the Iowa City Rotary Club Downtown, DVIP is seeking funds for solar panels for our emergency shelter building in Johnson County. Each year we house approximately 300 women, children, men and their pets in this space. We are excited to say that we will be getting a new roof on the building […]
The pandemic has been a challenge over the past year for everyone and the Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP) is no different. DVIP saw our crisis line calls increase by 28% and our emergency hotel expenses increase 10x our previous year (we will top out at about $100,000 for emergency hotel stays in our eight-county […]
Happy Pride Month! In June we come together to celebrate the progress, history and culture of the LGBTQIA+ community. DVIP stands with our LGBTQIA+ friends and neighbors and remains committed to providing safety, shelter and community to all who need our help. History of Pride Month While we enjoy the parades, festivals and parties associated […]
The Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP) is seeking additional recurring monthly donors to support victims/survivors of intimate partner violence, harassment, human trafficking, and stalking. Each month we rely on our sustaining supporters to provide emergency and comprehensive services to those most vulnerable in our communities.